Monday, December 14, 2015

Remember the Reason!

This week the Stampdenous Design Team is sharing creations with the theme "A Child is Born". What better way to  express this than with the beautiful Joseph and Mary stencil (DWLL3019) from Dreamweaver at Stampendous!

Joyful, joyful

SSC1233 Joyful Phrases Perfectly Clear Stamps™
SSH38 Small Perfectly Clear™ Acrylic Handle
SSH57 Jumbo Perfectly Clear Acrylic Handle

DWLL3019 Joseph and Mary Stencil
DWDGP Gold Embossing Paste
DWDPK Dreamweaver Palette Knife
DWLM2010 Paste Spreader

Cardstock by Bazzill Basics Paper® Chocolate
Neenah Papers Classic Crest Cover Classic Cream 80# 04594
Memento Ink Desert Sand, Rich Cocoa
Ink blusher
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

  1. Step 1:  Fold a  4 1/4" x 11" piece of cream cardstock in half to form an A2  top fold card
  2.  Step 2:  Tape a 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" piece of chocolate brown to the front of the card
  3.  Step 3:  Use the Jumbo Acrylic Handle to create a collage of the sayings from the Joyful Phrases set, ink with Desert Sand and stamp on a  4" x 5 1/4" piece of cream cardstock, repeat on a smaller  1 1/4" x 1 1/2" piece, then stamp the Joyful, Joyful saying with Rich Cocoa ink on the smaller piece
  4. Step 4:  Use an ink blusher to rouge a little Desert Sand ink around the edges of the background and saying
  5.  Step 5:  Tape the stencil over the stamped background (near the bottom) and apply Gold Embossing Paste using a Palette Knife and Paste Spreader, remove and clean the stencil, let paste dry
  6.  Step 6:  Attach the pasted layer to the card front
  7.  Step 7:  Mount the saying to a dark brown mat, then to the front of the card toward the upper right side
For more ideas stop over at these designer's blogs:

Louise Healy

Happy Creating,


Jamie Martin said...

Wonderful card and I love how you used all of the stamps from the set for the background.

Jamie Martin said...

Wonderful card and I love how you used all of the stamps from the set for the background.

barbara macaskill said...

Simple yet absolutely stunning!!! The background is a perfect backdrop for the images!! TFS!

Viki Banaszak said...

What a pretty card! I love this gold embossing paste.

Stampendous said...

Beautiful simplicity and delicate design. Love the text pattern in the background, so beautiful! Thank you for sharing!

Shari said...

Such a beautiful card. I love the background, and the colors used. Thank you, and Merry Christmas. ♥♥♥