Thursday, December 12, 2013

Painters Tape Christmas Cards

This year I am digging the white Christmas theme. We renovated our house this year and lightened up all the paint colors and decor. Maybe that is my inspiration. In November my stamp clubs worked on white and gold make and takes. Take a peek ...


Merry Star Card

Merry Pocket Card

Our technique focus this month was the painters tape technique. If you are a Pinterest junkie, like myself, you may have pinned this technique already. It is very straight forward and is a great background technique. We used Gold Encore Ink to do this technique. 


Here are is a step by step picture guide to the painters tape technique:
You will need your Encore Ink pad or Classic Stampin Pad
and a roll of green painters tape.
Put your painters tape over the open ink pad and press it into the pad
When you pull it off the ink should transfer to the tape
Lay the tape over the card stock and rub it
Gently pull the tape off of the card stock
Ta-da! There you go!

On our Merry Pocket Card we busted out the sewing machine to sew little velum pockets. My stampers were a little stressed about this idea. A few gave it a shot and did the sewing.  Because I love them and never want any stressing at stamping events, I sewed most of them for them. They were a cute little festive touch to this card. We filled them with punched circles of foil sheets and glimmer paper. You can't help but shake the card when you pick it up!

Tune in tomorrow to see the coordinating scrapbook club projects created using these two techniques! 

Thanks for visiting my blog! Have a creative ... and Merry ... day!! 

Krista Frattin


Stampin' Supply list for these two cards: 
Stamp Sets:
Christmas Star   134813   $11.95
Georgeous Grunge   
   130517  clear  $21.95
   130514  wood  $30.95
Endless wishes ** no longer available **

Card Stock:
Whitsper White   100730   $9.25
Vellum   101856   $7.95
Gold foil sheets   132622   $5.95
Brushed gold card stock   102935   $9.95
Red glimmer paper   121790   $5.95

Ink:
Gold Encore Ink Pad   132141   $12.95
Cherry Cobbler   126966   $7.25

Tools:
Big Shot die cutting machine   113439   $122.95
Expressions thinlit dies   132171   $30.95
Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack   118309   $22.95
1/2" Circle Punch   229869   $7.95

Embellishments:
Washi Tape (Season of style)   132155   $6.50
Vintage faceted buttons   127555   $7.95
Whisper White Bakers Twine   124262   $3.95

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