Better Backgrounds With Lynn Roberts


Materials

  • IRENE CARD:
  • Cardstock: citrus; deep rose
  • Everyday Tango Collection patterned (My Mind’s Eye)
  • Inkssentials Gloss Paper (Ranger)
  • SING CARD:
  • Cardstock: deep willow; berry purple
  • Everyday Tango Collection patterned (My Mind’s Eye)
  • FRIENDS CARD:
  • Cardstock: rust; gold
  • Inkssentials Gloss Paper (Ranger)
  • IMAGINE CARD:
  • Cardstock: black; pink
  • Inkssentials Gloss Paper (Ranger)

Tools

  • IRENE CARD:
  • Ornamental Reflections 2 die (Spellbinders) and compatible die-cutting system
  • Irene stamp (B Line Designs)
  • Ink pads (Ranger): Adirondack Dye in Raspberry, Citrus and Sunset Orange; Tangerine Archival
  • Cut‘n Dry Nibs (Ranger)
  • Stippling brushes
  • Temporary adhesive
  • SING CARD:
  • Butterfly Reflections 1 die (Spellbinders) and compatible die-cutting system
  • Stamps: Rhonna Farrer Nature (Autumn Leaves); Roann Mathias Sing (Stamping Studio)
  • Adirondack Dye Ink Pads (Ranger): Citrus; Light Willow; Lettuce
  • Stippling brushes
  • Temporary adhesive
  • FRIENDS CARD:
  • Symbology I die (Spellbinders) and compatible die-cutting system
  • Friends are the Sunshine stamp (Just for Fun Stamps)
  • Ink pads (Ranger): Adirondack Dye in Lemonade, Juniper, Red Pepper and Butterscotch; Big & Bossy Two-Tone Clear Embossing.
  • Adirondack Butterscotch Embossing Powder (Ranger)
  • Inkssentials Heatit Craft Tool (Ranger)
  • Stippling brushes
  • Temporary adhesive
  • IMAGINE CARD:
  • Shoe 2 die (Spellbinders) and compatible die-cutting system
  • Stamps: Rhonna Farrer Flourishes V.2 (Autumn Leaves); Roann Mathias Imagine (Stamping Studio)
  • Ink pads (Ranger): Adirondack Dye in Pink Sherbet, Wild Plum and Cranberry; Big & Bossy Two-Tone Clear Embossing
  • Black Super Fine Detail Embossing Powder (Ranger)
  • Inkssentials Heatit Craft Tool (Ranger)
  • Stippling brushes
  • Temporary adhesive

Directions

  • Irene Card
  • 1. Cut 9”x10-1/2” deep rose cardstock panel; score and fold in half. Cut 5”x8-3/4” patterned paper, 3-3/4”x7-1/2” citrus cardstock and 3-5/8”x7-3/8” gloss paper.
  • 2. Stamp Tangerine image on gloss paper. Use Cut‘n Dry Nibs to color dress with Raspberry and Citrus inks. Stipple top portion of gloss paper, including upper image, Raspberry; stipple bottom portion Citrus.
  • 3. Cut and adhere four die cuts to gloss panel as shown, using temporary adhesive. Stipple panel with Raspberry and Sunset Orange inks; remove die cuts.
  • 4. Adhere paper layers to card.
  • Sing Card
  • 1. Cut 9-1/8”x11-1/2” berry purple cardstock panel; score and fold in half. Cut 5-1/2”x8-7/8” patterned paper, 4-1/4”x7-5/8” berry purple cardstock and 4-1/8”x7-1/2” deep willow cardstock.
  • 2. Stamp Berry Purple bird, blooming branch and sentiment on deep willow cardstock.
  • 3. Cut and adhere butterfly die cuts to stamped panel as shown, using temporary adhesive. Stipple panel with Lettuce ink to highlight and Light Willow and Citrus inks to shade; remove die cuts.
  • 4. Adhere paper layers to card.
  • Friends Card
  • 1. Cut 6-7/8”x10” gold cardstock panel; score and fold in half. Cut 4”x5-7/8” rust cardstock and 3-3/4”x5-5/8” gloss paper.
  • 2. Stipple Lemonade ink over gloss paper.
  • 3. Cut and adhere flourish, scroll and fleur-de-lis die cuts to gloss panel as shown, using temporary adhesive. Stipple entire panel with Juniper ink, adding Red Pepper and Butterscotch ink highlights; remove die cuts.
  • 4. Stamp sentiment with clear embossing ink; sprinkle with Butterscotch embossing powder and heat set.
  • 5. Adhere paper layers to card.
  • Imagine Card
  • 1. Cut 7-3/4”x10-1/2” black cardstock panel; score and fold in half. Cut 3-7/8”x6-3/8” pink cardstock, 3-3/4”x6-1/4” black cardstock and 3-1/2”x6” gloss paper.
  • 2. Stipple Pink Sherbet ink over gloss paper.
  • 3. Cut and adhere boot, shoe and purse die cuts to gloss panel as shown, using temporary adhesive. Stipple panel with Wild Plum and Cranberry inks; remove die cuts.
  • 4. Stamp Flourishes and Imagine with clear embossing ink; sprinkle with black embossing powder and heat set.
  • 5. Adhere paper layers to card.

by Lynn Roberts

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