Friday, July 18, 2014

A Party With Out Cake card by designer Lori Williams

Hi Hampton Art lovers, Lori here with you today sharing a fun and poppy birthday card.  I challenged myself just a bit with this one as I used only white cardstock paper to create this happy card.  Hampton Art stamps and stencils made it really simple and I adore the finished work.
A Party With Out Cake... card by Lori Williams

I started with plain white rectangle of cardstock and laid the stencil from the Vintologie (SC 0646) over the top of it.  Using bright pigment ink I colored in the banner with various colors and let dry.  Then I lined and or doodled on each of the banners using a white pen.  I used the pink ink to distress ink the edges of the rectangle. Next I stamped the cake stamp from the same collection using black ink and then colored in with markers and cut it out with a die.  I distressed inked the edges with the bright pink color.  I made sure to leave a bit of white around the cake which makes it stand out and almost pop of the page.   Using foam tape I mounted to the center of the base banner card.  Lastly I stamped the sentiment using black ink then restamped just a bit askew using the pink ink which gave the sentiment a little bit of a highlight.  I punched out the sentiment and then punched out a doily and colored it with the pink ink then finished off by mounting to the card with foam tape.  I then added several layers to the base of my card for some detail and build up and the base layer was inked with a turquoise blue for a hint of color and to finish everything up. 
Happy crafting and I challenge you…can you make a card using just stamps, stencils, ink and white cardstock?  The challenge is fun.

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