Thursday, September 24, 2015

September Technique - Northern Lights

We had a great time this month, creating Northern Lights!!  Such an easy technique that I heard more than one person, I can do this technique again at home!!  That is the whole idea, creating cards that are alittle different, have fun doing it and want to do it again!!

Northern Lights Technique

Lightly sponge different “Northern Light” colors onto Whisper White cardstock, using stripes, streaks or patches of color. Stamp solid stamp in black and draw little stars for the sky in white gel pen.

Here are the cards that we made:

Card 1 – Lovely as a Tree
Stamp Sets:  Lovely as a Tree, Tag Talk, Cottage Greeting
Ink:  Night of Navy, Pumpkin Pie, Hello Honey, Perfect Plum, Black Memento, Old Olive, Pear Pizazz
Paper:  Old Olive Base 5 ½ x 8 ½, Night of Navy    Layer 4 x 5 ¼, Whisper White 3 ¾ x 5
Accessories:  Sponges, Dimensions, White Gel Pen, Designer Buttons, Linen Thread, Glue Dots

Card 2 – Spooky
Stamp Sets:  Among the Branches
Ink:  Lost Lagoon, Tangerine Tango, Daffodil Delight, Wild Wasabi
Paper:  Grey Base 5 ½ x 8 ½, Lost Lagoon Layer 4 x 5 ¼, Whisper Whit 3 ¾ x 5
Accessories: Spider Web Doilies, Dimensions

Fancy Project – Hello Fall Z Fold
Stamp Sets:  Acorny Thank You, Wetlands
Ink:  Chocolate Chip, Delightful Dijon, Crumb Cake, Tangerine Tango
Paper:  Soft Suede Base 10 ¼ x 5 ½, Into the Woods DS Paper 2 x 5 (2) & 1 ½ x 5 ¼ (3), Old Olive 2 ¼ x 5 ¼ (2)
Accessories: Into the Woods Elements, Fine Tip Glue Pen, Scallop Punch-Small, Oval Punch-Small, Oval Punch-Large

*Score base at 2 ½, 4 ¼, 6, & 7 ¾

Here is the card lying flat.

There you have it!!  Join us in October when the technique will be Sunburst Technique using Designer Series Paper.  

Remember, if you can't join us for class, the technique and cards are available as a kit.  The three cards, instructions and all of the cardstock, embellishments and embossing are included.  If you don't have the  stamp set that I used, you can substitute a different stamp set or order the set that you will need to complete the cards.  (This is per Stampin' Up! rules, Thanks)

Whats Going On:

September Kit Class - Tuesday, September 29, 2015; 6:30 p.m. at Schmitty's Restaurant basement.

Card Buffet - Saturday, October 3, 2015; 8:00 a.m. to noon at Schmitty's Restaurant basement.    

October Technique Class - Monday, October 12, 2015; 6:30 p.m. at Schmitty's Restaurant basement.                                                                                                                                                           October Technique Class - Wednesday, October 14, 2015; 6:30 p.m. at Apple Valley Bar & Grill.

October Kit Class - Tuesday, October 27, 2015; 6:30 p.m. at Schmitty's Restaurant basement.          
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