Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Harvest Wishes

Welcome back to another Project Bin Tuesday!  Today, I am sharing a card using one of their newer sets called Pumpkin Spice.  It's the perfect set for all those Pumpkin Spice lovers out there, you know who you are!

Here is my card:

I started with ink blending 3 different colors of distress oxides onto a panel of Kraft card stock.  Then I placed the stencil over the background and used the same colors of distress oxides over the stencil.  This gave the leaves a soft look so the sentiment could remain the focal point.  For the sentiment, I stamped it using VersaFine Black Onyx ink and then clear embossed it to make it more bold and give it some shine.  Next, I used a rectangle die to cut the panel and used the same die again to create the white frame.  For the finishing touch, a scattering of Fall colored gemstones.

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Pumpkin Spice - The Project Bin
Falling Leaves stencil - Newton's Nook Designs
Dotted Details - Mama Elephant
Distress Oxides

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Handmade Cards...

Hello again!  I am back again with a new card for The Project Bin.  I am using a brand new stamp set called Keepsake.  The sentiment in this set really sums up the reason that we make and send handmade cards, so I figured I would do exactly what this message embodies - make a card that the recipient will be able to display - because you can't do that with an email or Facebook post!  Right?

Here is my card:

I began by stamping the sentiment onto black card stock using embossing ink and then melted the white embossing powder with my heat gun.  Next, I cut out the white floral frame.  I had to snip a couple little clusters off as it was covering part of the sentiment.  I used one of my favorite techniques to complete this card - die cut inlay.  So easy and totally-fool-proof!  I used scraps from my "scrap bin" in a variety of bright, cheery colors and inlaid them into the negative spaces.  Here's hoping to see this on the mantle of somebody somewhere!

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Supplies Used:
Keepsake - The Project Bin
Outline Floral Frame - Simon Says Stamp
Misc. Card stock scraps
Black Licorice card stock - Lawn Fawn
Neenah Solar White 80 lb. & 110 lb.