Designer Challenge Part 2 - Announcing

Materials

  • Matte White Postcards (Avery)
  • Ballet Vine paper (Lasting Impressions)

Tools

  • Wizard Software (Avery)
  • Stamps: Flourished Words (Flourishes LLC); Build-a-Tree (Impression Obsession)
  • Ink pads: Fawn (Close to My Heart); Angel Pink and New Sprout Memento, Black Onyx VersaFine (Tsukineko); Tea Rose Vivid! (Clearsnap)
  • Stardust Gelly Roll Pen (Sakura)
  • Stitching Guide and Paper Piercing Tool (Lasting Impressions)
  • Craft foam scrap, 1/4” thick, or piercing mat
  • Computer and printer

Directions

STEP 1

  • Cut 4-1/4”x5-1/2” Ballet Vine piece. Place paper on craft foam or mat and pierce border around edge using stitching guide.

STEP 2

  • Stamp Fawn tree trunk, limbs and sentiment as shown. Stamp Tea Rose flowers among branches and near trunk base; ink stamp once and stamp twice for color variation. Stamp New Sprout leaves and Black Onyx bird. Dot flower centers with Stardust pen.

STEP 3

  • Use software to print wording on back of full sheet of postcards, leaving space to stamp Fawn branches. Stamp Angel Pink flowers and New Sprout leaves. Highlight with Stardust pen.

STEP 4

  • Separate perforated postcards. Adhere paper piece to front of postcard.
by Julie Koerber
Announcing
Announcing Backside of Postcard
Backside of Postcard