Bold Love Artist Trading Cards


size: 2-1/2”x3-1/2”

Materials

  • Chipboard artist trading cards, 2-1/2”x3-1/2”
  • Ranger Inkssentials Metal Foil Tape Sheets
  • Swarovski Crystal AB Heart Beads
  • Small silver jump rings
  • Black/turquoise twisted fibers

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, small paintbrushes, sponge brush, 1/16” hole punch, non-stick craft mat

Tools

  • Sizzix Big Shot Die-Cutting System and Tools: Bigz Primitive Hearts Die, Tim Holtz Alterations Bingo & Patchwork 2-pk. Texture Fades Embossing Folders
  • Acrylic Paints: Plaid FolkArt Parisian Pink, Turquoise, Black; DecoArt Americana Coral Blush, Camel
  • Needle-nose pliers
  • Matte sealer
  • Plaid Mod Podge Découpage Medium

Directions

  • 1. Paint all surfaces of chipboard ATCs Black; let dry on non-stick craft mat between sides. Let dry completely.
  • 2. Die cut two hearts from metal foil sheet. Place hearts in different areas of Patchwork embossing folder and emboss to create different pattern on each piece.
  • 3. Paint sections of embossed hearts with assorted acrylic paints, using photo as guide. Let dry completely.
  • 4. Apply light coat of matte sealer to hearts; let dry. Peel away adhesive backing from each heart; adhere to ATCs.
  • 5. Apply Mod Podge over front and back of each ATC, letting dry between sides. Let dry completely.
  • 6. Punch small hole in upper left corner of each ATC. Thread fiber through holes; knot to secure.
  • 7. For each ATC, open jump ring with pliers, add heart bead, and join ring to fiber knot; close jump ring.

by Vickie Kammerer

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