Welcome! I have an extra special tutorial to share featuring a card created for Scrapbook & Cards Today magazine. For this issue, I was challenged to create cards using dies in unconventional ways. Let me show you what I came up with…
Step 1: Die Cut a Stamp
Step 2: Stenciling
Step 3: Add Texture
To enhance the bats a bit more, I also sprayed a bit of resist spray through the stencil and set the piece aside to dry for a few seconds.
Step 4: Spritz & Splatter
Step 5: Stamp, Stack, & Stitch
I originally stamped the sentiment in black on a white circle with a vellum shadow to give the impression of a moon, but once the card was fully assembled it didn’t have enough ‘pop’, so I reversed the colorway to be a white embossed sentiment on black cardstock before securing it to the card front with double sided tape.
Next, I cut out bats from purple and black glitter paper and attached them to the card front one behind the other with the wing tips free to give the impression they’re flying right off the card.
For the final touch, a few gem stickers were added, and that’s it!
That’s all for this project! I’d love to know what your favorite element in this card was, and I hope you’ll come back soon to see the next one.
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– Laura Evangeline