Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Christmas in September

Contemporary - Bold Colors for Christmas!

Black is always an elegant and refined color.
Yet, when used as color for a reverse stamping technique...
black simply showcases the other colors you have chosen.

The first time I saw black used on a reverse stamp was card that Kristina Werner
created for Stretch Your Stamps - On LIne Card Classes.
It jumped off the page for me!

Embellished using Twinkle Goosebumps - color gray-green!
Right now we are in week two of Kick Start - On Line Card Class.
Kristina and Jennifer McGuire challenged us to pull something
out of our stash that we have not used... for me the reverse stamp.

Heat Embossed the sentiment using Martha Stewart Ebony embossing powder.
New bright green silk cardstock and gunmetal metallic cardstock
giving the card a Holiday feeling!

Tip# 4
Always use a brayer when applying ink onto the
 cardstock from a reverse stamp.


Cardstock: Kraft - Speckletone, LIme Green - Silk Cardstock, Gunmetal - Bazzill
Ink: Archival - Jet Black
Stamps: Reverse - (Not sure)  possibly Hero Arts?, Sentiment: Memory Box
Coloring: Copic Sketch Markers - YG01,YG21, YG23, YG03, R22, R24, R27, R29
Embossing: VersaMark, Martha Stewart Ebony Embossing Powder, Martha Stewart Heat Gun, EK Success Powder Tool
Embellishment: Queen Co. - Twinkle Goosebumps, Spica Marker, Ribbon - Peddler's Pack
Tools: Adhesive- Tomboy, Rubber Stamp Concepts Adhesive Tape, Fiskars Paper Trimmer, Recollections Brayer, We R Memory Corner Chomper