Stampin’ Up! White Wash Vintage Leaves

I used the Stampin’ Up! Vintage Leaves stamp set with the white wash technique to create my card to share today.  I did a tutorial a long time ago about how to do this technique and you can see it on my tutorials page here.

Tin of Cards - Stamp With Amy K

My card design was very loosely inspired by Retrosketches #182.

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The colors for my card were inspired by Just Us Girls #311.

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And the theme for my card was inspired by TGIF Challenge #21.

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I started by stamping the image from the Vintage Leaves photopolymer stamp set in VersaMark Ink on two panels of Crumb Cake card stock.  I sprinkled the images with White Stampin’ Emboss Powder and heat embossed them, then cut one of the images out with the matching Leaflets Framelits die.

Vintage Leaves 1 - Stamp With Amy K

I used my Aqua Painter and Whisper White Craft Stampin’ Ink to “paint” the two leaf images (you can see more details in my white wash tutorial here) and I used the level 1 setting on my heat tool to dry the white wash ink.  I used my Blender Pen along with Crushed Curry, Cajun Craze and Cherry Cobbler inks to color the two leaf images.

Vintage Leaves 2 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the scroll image from the Tin of Cards photopolymer stamp set along the edges of the Crumb Cake card stock panel, then stamped the sentiment from the Tin of Cards stamp set in Cherry Cobbler ink in the lower right corner.  I adhered the stamped panel to a panel of Cajun Craze card stock with SNAIL, then to a Cherry Cobbler card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.

Tin of Cards - Stamp With Amy K

I curled the ends of the die cut leaf up just a bit, then adhered it with Glue Dots to the card front.  I pulled a strand of Linen Thread through a Crushed Curry button from the Regals Designer Buttons pack, tied a bow and adhered it with a Glue Dot to finish the card front.

Vintage Leaves 3 - Stamp With Amy K

I stamped the scroll image from the Tin of Cards stamp set in Crumb Cake ink on a panel of Crumb Cake card stock inside the card.  I added the leaf image from the Vintage Leaves stamp set in Cherry Cobbler ink to finish the inside.

You can find a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.

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Stampin’ Up! has provided us with the list of items currently on backorder with their anticipated in-stock dates.

Currently, the following items are on BACKORDER;  backordered items will be available on or before the date indicated:

23 September
139672: Softly Falling Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (933 backordered; 9,648 expected)
139673: Woodland Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (2,815 backordered; 3,024 expected)

25 September
139670: Sleigh Ride Edgelits Dies (1,834 backordered; 1,920 expected)

28 September
138402: Silver Metallic Thread (41 backordered; 2,816 expected)

7 October
139622: Spider Web Paper Doilies (2,217 on backorder; 3,150 expected on October 7; 6,930 expected on October 20)

13 October
139647: To You and Yours Shaker Cards Project Kit (201 backordered; 2,500 expected)

15 October
139666: Hearth & Home Thinlits Dies (2,970 backordered; 3,120 expected)

Date to be Determined
140969: Witching Décor Project Kit (179 kits on backorder; 1,100 expected – once inventory is depleted, kit will no longer be available)

I will continue to post the updated list as Stampin’ Up! provides the to us, so be sure to check my blog before ordering to avoid frustration when items are unavailable.


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Card stock cuts for this project:
  • Cherry Cobbler – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
  • Cajun Craze – 3-3/4″ x 5″ panel
  • Crumb Cake – 3-5/8″ x 4-7/8″ panel, Leaflets Framelits die cut, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside card)

Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:

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24 thoughts on “Stampin’ Up! White Wash Vintage Leaves

  1. Incredible card inside and out Amy! Love the whit details on the leaves and the scroll frame! So glad you joined us over at Just Us Girls….love your work!

  2. Your leaves are stunning. I clicked on the tutorial and that is another beautiful card too! Thanks for the tutorial. I will have to give that technique a try.

  3. Beautiful card! I looked at your tutorial and found I already had a print of your Secret Garden card in my “cards to CASE” folder. I will definitely be using the technique now that I’ve been reminded of it. Thank you for sharing your art!

  4. Love the whitewash technique and your use of it on this card! So creative! You stamped that border so evenly! any hints? it just completes the card! thanks for sharing!

  5. What a simply beautiful card. Love the effect you got with those leaves. Such lovely little touches you added with the border button and thread. Great colour choices. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Just Us Girls this week. Hope to see you again soon.

  6. Lovely card, Amy! Perfect for celebrating an Autumn birthday! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Retro Sketches!

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