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Memories Card for the Inventor

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By: Maria Loomis, Artistic Guide

Finished card size: A8 (about 8.1" x 5.5")

Supplies:
Stamps:         
Main image, Serena #2 (The Stampsmith)
Rose Background (The Stampsmith)
Filigree Floral 14600-N (Magenta)
Woven Background (Rubber Soul)
Memories (Rubber Stampede: Retired)
Paper:                       
Cream Cardstock (Neenah Crest)
Glossy cardstock (Kromekote)
Light Mauve, Black and Olive Green cardstock       
Ink:                
Versafine Onyx Black Pigment Ink Pad (Tsukineko)
Versafine Vintage Sepia Pigment Ink Pad (Tsukineko)
Desert Sand Memento Dew Drop Dye Ink Pad (Tsukineko)
Rick Cocoa Memento Dew Drop Dye Ink Pad (Tsukineko)
Other:
Dew Drop embellishments (Robin’s Nest)
Dusty Pink Flowers (Kaisercraft)
Cream Flowers (Kaisercraft)
Glossy Accents (Ranger)
Clear Embossing Powder
Embossing Heat Tool
Double-stick tape, paper cutter, Speedball rubber brayer

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Directions:

  1. Use Speedball rubber brayer to roll on Versafine Onyx Black ink onto “Serena” rubber stamp. Stamp onto glossy cardstock. Cover with clear embossing powder and use embossing heat tool to completely melt embossing powder.
  2. After embossed image cools, cut out leaving a white edge around image. Layer with black cardstock using double-stick tape.
  3. Stamp “Rose Backgroud” image on Cream Neenah Crest Cardstock with Versafine Vintage Sepia ink. Cut out and layer with black cardstock using double-stick tape.
  4. Stamp Filigree floral stamp on cream cardstock with Memento Rich Cocoa. Cut into rectangle and edge with Memento Desert Sand. Fill in open areas with a light application of Memento Desert Sand. Layer with black cardstock using double-stick tape.
  5. Stamp Woven Background on cream cardstock with a mixture of Memento Desert Sand in the middle of stamp and Memento Rich Cocoa along edges of stamp.
  6. Stamp Filigree floral stamp over Woven Background with Memento Rich Cocoa.  Cut out and edge with Memento Desert Sand. Layer with black cardstock using double-stick tape.
  7. Cut light mauve cardstock to 7.25” x 5”. Stamp Memories word stamp on lower right with Versafine Onyx Black Ink.
  8. Cut black cardstock to 7.5” x 5.25”.
  9. Using double-stick tape, adhere light mauve cardstock piece to black cardstock piece. Adhere to olive green cardstock cut and scored to A8 ( 8.125" x 5.5") card size.
  10. Using double-stick tape, layer stamped pieces that have been layered with black cardstock onto light mauve cardstock piece as pictured above.
  11. Add Dew Drop embellishments to flowers using a tiny drop of Glossy Accents.
  12. Using double-stick tape, adhere cream and dusty pink flowers to card as shown above.
  13. Add three Dew Drop embellishments to center of flowers using a tiny drop of Glossy Accents.

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  1. OH, very, VERY nice! The colors, the placement, the perfect layering, the different textures...this is really a very pretty piece, love it!!!