Thursday, December 22, 2016

Wise Men from afar

We're in the final days before Christmas and the Stampendous Design Team is sharing samples featuring some of our inspirational designs. The combination of Dreamweaver's Wise Men Stencil (DWLL306) and the beautiful  Quiet Beauty (V324) sentiment fit the Christmas Season perfectly.

CRV324 Cling Quiet Beauty Rubber Stamp
GL220U Crystal Glitter

DWLL306 Wise Men Stencil
DWDGP Metallic Gold Embossing Paste
DWDPK Dreamweaver Palette Knife
DWLM2010 Paste Spreader
DWNHB-12 1/2" Brush #12 Natural Handle

My Colors Cardstock - Velvet Night
Cream Cardstock
Memento Ink - Paris Dusk, Grape Jelly
Copic Markers - R39, YG03, YG63, E33
Creative Impressions 1/4" Pastel Blue Glimmer Ribbon 70263
Craft Glue Dots
Foam Tape
Removable tape

Step 1:  Fold a 6" x 9 1/2" piece of Velvet Night cardstock in half to form an A6 card
Step 2: Tape the Wise Men stencil to a 3 1/4" x 4" piece of cream cardstock with removable tape, taping off below the "sky"

Step 3:  Use the 1/2" stencil brush to rouge the Paris Dusk and Grape Jelly inks into the top opening of the stencil, remove and clean stencil

Step 4:  Tape the clean, dry stencil back over the sky area lining up the "ground" and star from the lower part of the stencil

Step 5:  Use a palette knife and paste spreader to apply a coat of Metallic Gold Embossing Paste over the stencil, remove stencil and place in water for cleaning

Step 6:  Sprinkle Crystal glitter on the"sand" and star, tap off extra, let paste dry

Step 7:  When the paste is dry, trim around the image leaving a small cream border all the way around

Step 8: Stamp the Quiet Beauty on a 2 1/4" X 2 7/8"  piece of cream cardstock using the Paris Dusk ink, use the markers to color holly, use the 1/2" brush to rouge Paris Dusk around the outside and along the edge
Step 9:  Cut a 2 1/2" x 3 1/8" piece of cream, adhere the saying to the cream mat
Step 10:  Wrap two pieces of the blue ribbon around the bottom part of the card and hold in place on the front with Craft Glue Dots
Step 11: Adhere Wise Men to the upper left of the card
Step 12: Use foam tape to add the saying to the lower right

See the Stampendous Blog for more inspiration.

Happy Creating,


Bunny said...

The embossing paste is so pretty. The card is fabulous.

barbara macaskill said...

WOW! Love this calm and restful card! Such a lovely design! I love how you did the embossing paste with the stencils! Beautiful! TFS! Merry Christmas!

Janelle Stollfus said...

This is amazing! I never knew that this stencil did this until I saw your card! Thanks for the photo tutorial!