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Hanukkah Card for the Discoverer

Hanukkah Card

for the Discoverer

By: Stephanie Loomis, Artistic Guide

 

Finished card: 9.25” x 3.75”

 

Supplies:

Stamps:

Jerusalem circle (Ruth’s Jewish Stamp)

Menorah (unknown)

Ink:

VersaMagic Chalk ink-Night Sky (Tsukineko)

Brilliance Lightning Black (Tsukineko)

Paper:

Stardust Dream paper: Burgundy, Navy, and Gold (Marco’s Paper)

Light camel dotty paper (source unknown)

White Cardstock cut to 9.25” x 7.5” (fold lengthwise to make card base)

Other:

Circle cutting system (Creative Memories**)

Adhesive of choice (I love my Scotch ATG gun from 3M)

Gold Glitter glue (Dollar Tree)

 

Artistic Guide’s Note:  Coluzzle and Fiskars both have good cutting systems available for cutting shapes.

 

Directions:

  1. Cut Stardust papers to 5.5” x 4.25”.
  2. Cut a 3” diameter circle in the middle of the burgundy paper.
  3. Cut a 2.75” diameter circle in the middle of the navy paper.
  4. Cut a 2.25” diameter circle in the middle of the gold paper.
  5. Set aside the outside edges (you’ll use them in another project).
  6. Use Lightning Black ink and stamp Jerusalem Circle on the small gold circle.
  7. Cut light camel dotty paper to 9.25” x 3.75.
  8. Adhere camel paper to card front.
  9. Layer circles on the left two-thirds of the card front: red circle on left, blue in middle (overlap slightly), gold with Jerusalem circle on right.
  10. Stamp Menorah on right one-third of the card front (next to the Jerusalem circle) with Night Sky ink.
  11. Color candle flame with gold glitter glue.
  12. Sign your art!

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1 Responses »

  1. I especially love the circle used on gold paper. It looks like a coin. I wonder how this image would do being stamped in hot gold embossing to create a coin effect? I have used this technique with gold and copper and it looks great. I love the three circles on your card with the Menorah.