Sunday, September 15, 2013

September Technique Class - Split Negative

Split Negative Technique     

Try this technique for two primary images to build into beautiful cards.  What is so unique about this technique is that you get two cards at once!  Just cut your layers and there you go!!


Card 1 – Thinking of You

Stamp Sets:  Lovely as Tree, Yippee Skippee (Inside greeting) and Itty Bitty Banners

Ink:  Baked Brown Sugar, Crushed Curry, Versamark
Paper:  Crushed Curry 4 ¼ x 8 ½
            Tango Tangerine 4 x 5 ¼
            Very Vanilla (Inside) 3 ¼ x 3 ¾
            Old Olive/Tango Tangerine 2 ½ x 2 ½
            Early Espresso 3 x 3
            DS Paper Venetian Romance 3 ¼ x 3 1/2

 Accessories:  Early Espresso Taffeta Ribbon

Dimensions, Vanilla Embossing Powder, Stripped Embossing Folder, Washi Tape

HINT:  Cut your images cardstock at the same time so that they are EXACTLY the same.


Card 2 – Blooming with Kindness

Stamp Sets:  Blooming with Kindness

Ink:  Basic Grey, Melon Mambo, Versamark 

Paper:  Sahara Sand 4 ¼ x 8 ½
            Always Artichoke 4 x 5 ¼
            Melon Mambo 4 x 5 ¼
            Whisper White (2 pcs) 4 x 5 ¼ 

Accessories:  Melon Mambo Embossing Powder,
White Embossing Powder, Apothecary Framlits, Vintage Faceted Buttons, Washi Tape 

Hint:  Cut Melon/White Embossed Image with Apothecary Framlits AFTER embossing, this way they will be the exact same size.


Fancy Fold – Shadow Box Sunflower
A fun & cute fancy fold card to make your card pop! 
Stamp Sets:  Mixed Bunch, From my Heart, Sunflower 
Ink:  Early Espresso, Crisp Cantaloupe, Pistachio Pudding 
Paper:  Crisp Cantaloupe 4 x 5 ¼
            Very Vanilla 4 x 5 ¼ & 4 x 4 ½ (inside)
               1 x ¼
Accessories:  Labels Collection Framelits, Neutral Candy Dots
Aren't these cards great?!  Everyone just loved the technique and the Fancy Fold card, which is so pretty in real life and so easy!
Wish you lived closer, these cards are available in a Card Kit, just send me an email at and I will email you the details. 
Thanks so much for stopping by, take care!

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