Best of Times Card
Stamps are the perfect way to make a custom background..
Designed by Gloria Stengel, courtesy of Hampton Art
- Embossing Powder - Clear and Copper
- Colorbox® Mix'd Media Inx™ by Donna Salazar - Leather, Honey, Mossy and Patina
- Top Boss Watermark Ink
- Stamps - Distressed Clock and Timepieces
- Cuttlebug® Embossing Folders - Script
- Cuttlebug® Machine
- Cardstock - Cream, Green and Brown
- Embellishments - Mini Brads
- Fiskars® Anywhere Hole Punch
- Paper Trimmer
- Ink Applicator Foam (or Sponge)
- Heat Tull
- Tape Runner
- Foam Tape
Make a brown top fold card 5 1/2" x 4 1/4".
Trim green cardstock 5 3/8" x 4 1/8" and attach to card front.
Trim cream cardstock to 5 1/2" x 4 1/4".
Apply Colorbox® Mix'd Media Inx™ by Donna Salazar Honey pigment ink to the Cuttlebug® Script embossing folder. (Make sure the ink is on the side of the folder that is the front or top. Once your paper is embossed, you want the ink applied to the embossed areas of th epaper, not the raised areas of the paper.)
Use the inked embossing folder to emboss the cream cardstock. Allow ink to dry, then trim cardstock to 5 1/4" x 4".
Using a foam or sponge ink applicator, ink over the raised ares of the embossed paper with Colorbox® Mix'd Media Inx™ by Donna Salazar Mossy, Patina and Leather pigment ink, in that order. Allow to dry. You may use a heat tool to dry the ink.
Ink some of the raised areas with watermark ink or clear embossing ink.
Emboss with a copper embossing powder.
Edge the embossed panel with Leather pigment ink. Attach to the card front.
Stamp the Distressed Clock image inot cream cardstock and Leather pigment ink. Emboss with clear embossing powder.
Using a foam or sponge ink applicator, ink over the image with Mossy, Patina and Honey pigment ink, in that order. Wipe ink from the embossing image. Add a mini brad to the center of the clock.
Trim Distressed Click image and mat with brown cardstock. Attach tot he top, center of the card front with foam tape.
Stamp the Best of Times sentiment from the Timepieces stamp set onto cream cardstock with Leather pigment ink. Emboss with clear embossing powder.
Using a foam or sponge ink applicator, ink over the sentiment with Mossy, Patina and Honey pigment ink in that order. Wipe ink from the embossing image.
Trim sentiment and add two mini brads to the upper right corner of the panel. Mat with brown cardstock. Attach to the bottom, center of the card front with foam tape.
Add cream cardstock to the inside of the card.