I used the Serene Silhouettes stamp set and my Stampin’ Up! Clear-Mount Blocks to create a cool background. The technique is called Ink Block Stamping and I’ve created a quick photo tutorial showing you how I created the focal image. You can see the tutorial here.
My card design is loosely based on the Pals Paper Arts 224 sketch.
And the colors for my card were inspired by Fab Friday 52.
I started by inking the ink splatter image from the Gorgeous Grunge stamp set in Tangelo Twist, stamping it off once on scrap paper, then stamping it on a panel of Tangelo Twist card stock. I stamped the image three times in Tangelo Twist, then inked up the same image in Blackberry Bliss ink, stamped it off once, then stamped it on the panel. I repeated the process with the Blackberry Bliss ink twice.
I wrapped a strand of Blackberry Bliss 3/8″ Stitched Satin Ribbon around the panel and adhered it with SNAIL. Then I used my Paper-Piercing Tool, Stampin’ Pierce Mat and the Essentials Paper Piercing Template pack and I pierce two rows of scallops on either side of the ribbon. I adhered the pierced panel to a panel of Blackberry Bliss card stock with SNAIL, then to a Blackberry Bliss card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I stamped the image from the Serene Silhouette stamp set in StazOn Jet Black Ink on a Whisper White panel. I used the Ink Block Stamping technique (you can see my tutorial here) to add Tangelo Twist and Blackberry Bliss to the background of the image. I let the image dry completely, then adhered it with Stampin’ Dimensionals to the card front.
I used the Ink Block Stamping technique with Blackberry Bliss ink and Tuxedo Black Memento Ink to create the background for the sentiment circles. I stamped the sentiment from the A Round Array stamp set in StazOn Jet Black on the Blackberry Bliss panel and punched it out with the 1/2″ Circle Punch, then stamped the image again in StazOn Jet Black Ink on the Tuxedo Black panel and punched it out with the 3/4″ Circle Punch. I adhered the circles together, then to the card front with SNAIL.
I pulled a few strands of the metallic silver from the Silver Bakers Twine, tucked them under the sentiment and adhered them with tape to the back of the stamped panel. I also added one little Rhinestone Basic Jewel next to the sentiment circles to finish the card front.
I used my Sponge Daubers to ink up the Serene Silhouettes image with Tangelo Twist and Blackberry Bliss inks. I stamped the image on a Whisper White panel, then adhered it inside the card.
You can find a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.
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- Blackberry Bliss – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel
- Tangelo Twist – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel
- Whisper White –2″ x 4-1/2″ panel, 1/2″ Circle Punch, 3/4″ Circle Punch, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project: