Monday, October 16, 2017

DT Rianna ~ Rainbows

Hi everyone,

This is my first time posting for the Auzz Trinklets N Crafts blog, I'm so honoured to be a part of Auzz Trinklets N Crafts Design Team and can't wait to show you my creations.

This month's theme is Rainbows and I have a cute colourful card to show you all.

~My Process~

First I used Poppy Crafts 210gsm Premium White Cardstock to cut my card base at 8 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches, and folded it in half. Then I cut my card front at 5 1/2 by 4 1/4 inches.

I used the Tim Holtz Stamp Platform to stamp the circles from Lawn Fawn's "Let's Bokeh" with Tim Holtz Distress Inks (Abandoned Coral, Shaded Lilac, Spun Sugar, Squeezed Lemonade, Cracked Pistachio and Mermaid Lagoon). The Stamp Platform is amazing because it lets you stamp repeatedly in the same spot, which is fantastic when using Distress Inks in particular.

I stamped the bear from My Favorite Things "Friends Furever", the paintbrush and pail from Lawn Fawn's "Chirpy Chirp Chirp" and the little rainbow from My Favorite Things "Magical Unicorns" on to watercolour paper with Versafine Onyx Black ink. Tim Holtz Distress Inks are also great for watercolouring, which I did using a regular paintbrush. I added White Blizzard Nuvo Drops to the paint brush and the paint pail. To add dimension to the bear's eyes and nose I went over them with a black Sakura glaze pen.

Using the same watercolour paper, I cut the stitched square from Lawn Fawn's "Scalloped Box Card Pop-Up". I stamped 'YOU COLOR MY WORLD' from Lawn Fawn's "Starry Backdrops" in Versafine Onyx Black, then heat embossed it with WOW! Clear Gloss embossing powder. To add some colour I used Tim Holtz Distress Inks (Wild Honey and Brushed Corduroy).

My card front was adhered to the base using an ATG gun. Art Glitter Clear Adhesive is great for attaching small pieces, like the paintbrush on to the bear's hand. I used X-Press It high tack foam tape to add dimension for the sentiment, bear, pail and rainbow.

~Products Used~

Accessories: • Sizzix Big Shot • Tim Holtz Stamp Platform • Poppy Crafts 210gsm A4 Premium White Cardstock • Tonic Studios Nuvo Glitter Drops: White Blizzard • Sakura Gelly Roll Glaze: Black • X-Press It high tack foam tape • Art Glitter Clear Adhesive • Memento Pen: Tuxedo Black • EK Success non-stick precision scissors • EK Success powder tool • Martha Stewart mini scoreboard • WOW! Clear Gloss embossing powder • Acrylic Block • Paintbrush • Watercolour paper • ATG gun • Ranger Heat It Tool •

Ink: • Versafine: Onyx Black • Tim Holtz Distress Ink: Abandoned Coral, Shaded Lilac, Spun Sugar, Squeezed Lemonade, Cracked Pistachio, Mermaid Lagoon, Brushed Corduroy and Wild Honey • VersaMark •

Stamps: • Lawn Fawn: Chirpy Chirp Chirp, Starry Backdrops and Let's Bokeh • My Favorite Things: Magical Unicorns and Friends Furever •

Dies: • Lawn Fawn: Scalloped Box Card Pop-Up •

I hope you all enjoyed my first Design Team project for Auzz Trinklets N Crafts.
Thank you for visiting my blog and feel free to let me know what you think of this card in the comments below.

- Ri


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