Friday, December 7, 2012

Red and Black

Today’s blog post is filled with inspiration! Yes, 3 cards from the amazing Hampton Art designer Gloria Stengel!  We adore her color pallet she chose for these projects and all the many great supplies from awesome manufactures like Clearsnap, 7gypsies, and Spellbinders!

Vintage Bicycle

5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch card: top fold card

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Supply List:

Embossing Powder: Hampton Art Stamps: Basics (Clear)

Ink: Clearsnap Colorbox: Donna Salazar Mix'd Media Inx (Schoolhouse); Graphic 45 Decades Antiquing Ink (Dark Cashmere, Venetian Lace); Archival Dye Ink (Wicked Black)

Stamps: Hampton Art Stamps: 7 Gypsies: Vintage Bicycle (SC0503), World Travel Words (SC0500)

Embossing Folders: Cuttlebug (Diamonds in the Rough)

Cardstock: Cream, Black, Red

Embellishments: mini brads

Tools: Spellbinders Nestabilities (Standard Circles Large and Small); Fiskars Anywhere Hole Punch; paper trimmer; Ink applicator foam or sponge; heat tool

Adhesive: tape runner, foam tape

Designer Notes:

1. Make a black, top fold card 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches.

2. Trim red cardstock 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches and emboss with the Diamonds in the Rough embossing folder. Then trim cardstock to 5 3/8 x 4 1/8 inches. Attach to card front.

3. Stamp the text from the Vintage Bicycle stamp set onto cream cardstock with Dark Cashmere antiquing ink.

4. Use an ink applicator tool to add Venetian Lace and Dark Cashmere antiquing ink over the stamped image. Allow ink to dry.

5. Stamp the bicycle from the Vintage Bicycle stamp set over the text with Schoolhouse pigment ink. Emboss with clear embossing powder.

6. Trim image into a circle shape. Mat with black cardstock. Set aside.

7. Stamp the World Travel Words stamp onto cream cardstock with Schoolhouse pigment ink. Emboss with clear embossing powder.

8. Use an ink applicator tool to add Venetian Lace antiquing ink over the stamped image. Allow ink to dry. Wipe ink from the embossed areas with a paper towel.

9. Trim image and mat with black cardstock. Attach to the center of the card front. Use foam tape to attach the bicycle to the card front as shown.

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10. Stamp one the hinges onto cream cardstock with black dye ink. Color hinges with alcohol markers. Cut image in half and attach each to the edges of the card with mini brads.

11. Add cream cardstock to the inside of the card.

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Blessing

5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch card: top fold card

hampton art Blessing-1

 

Supply List:

Ink: Clearsnap Colorbox: Archival Dye Ink (Wicked Black)

Stamps: Hampton Art Stamps: 7 Gypsies: Blessing Not in Disguise (PS0630)

Cardstock: Black, Red, White

Designer paper: 7 Gypsies

Embellishments: black grosgrain ribbon

Tools: paper trimmer, bow making tool (Bow Easy)

Adhesive: tape runner, foam tape, adhesive dots

 

Designer Notes:

1. Make a black, top fold card 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches.

2. Trim printed paper to 5 3/8 x 4 1/8 inches. Wrap bottom of printed paper with black grosgrain ribbon and secure ribbon to the back of the paper. Attach panel to card front.

3. Create a bow from black grosgrain ribbon using a bow-making tool. Secure bow to the center of the ribbon with an adhesive dot.

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4. Stamp the sentiment onto white cardstock with black archival or dye ink. Trim and mat with black and red cardstock. Attach to card front with foam tape.

5. Add white cardstock to the inside of the card.

 

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You and Me

5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inch card: top fold card

Hampton Art You-and-Me-1

Supply List:

Ink: Clearsnap Colorbox: Donna Salazar Mix'd Media Inx (Jasmine); Archival Dye Ink (Wicked Black); Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist (Crimson)

Stamps: Hampton Art Stamps: 7 Gypsies: You Me Love (PS0634)

Embossing Folders: Cuttlebug (Diamonds in the Rough)

Cardstock: Black, Red, White

Designer paper: 7 Gypsies

Embellishments: 7 Gypsies mini clothespin; black grosgrain ribbon

Tools: Spellbinders Nestabilities (Classic Hearts); paper trimmer

Adhesive: tape runner; foam tape

 

Designer Notes:

1. Make a black, top fold card 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches.

2. Trim red cardstock 5 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches and emboss with the Diamonds in the Rough embossing folder. Rub the embossed cardstock with Jasmine pigment ink and buff with a paper towel. Trim cardstock to 5 3/8 x 4 1/8 inches.

3. Trim printed paper to approximately 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. Mat with black cardstock and attach to center of embossed panel, 1/2 inch from the top.

4. Wrap black grosgrain ribbon around the panel at the center, and secure ribbon on the back. Attach panel to card front.

5. Stamp the sentiment onto white cardstock with black archival or dye ink. Trim and mat with black cardstock. Attach to card front with foam tape, as shown.

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6. Cut a heart shape from corrugated paper (Gypsy Pack). Spray heart with Crimson glimmer mist. Allow to dry.

7. Glue white mini clothes pin to the heart, and then attach both to the card front with adhesive dots, as shown.

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8. Add white cardstock and a strip of the printed paper to the inside of the card.

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