Cards

RSS: Tags & Ornaments

By  Rebecca Peck 

Materials

  • SEASON'S GREETINGS CARD:
  • Chipboard bird and wing (Maya Road)
  • Cardstock, 8-1/2”x11”: black; pink
  • Blush patterned (BasicGrey)
  • JOY TAG:
  • Watercolor paper tag, 3-1/8”x6-1/4”
  • Chipboard scroll (Maya Road)
  • Ribbons: black; blue
  • CRACKLED CHIPBOARD STAR ORNAMENT:
  • Chipboard star (Maya Road)
  • Assorted beads
  • Colourcraft Gold Wire, 22-gauge (Beadalon)

Tools

  • SEASON'S GREETINGS CARD:
  • Stamps: Heidi Grace Flourish (Fiskars); Season’s Greetings (Inkadinkado); Rhonna Farrer Flourishes v.2 (Autumn Leaves)
  • Adirondack Pigment ink pads (Ranger): Cranberry; Pitch Black; Snow Cap
  • Latte Glimmer Mist (Tattered Angels)
  • Inkssentials Heat it Craft Tool (Ranger)
  • Inkssentials White Opaque Pen (Ranger)
  • Multi-size oval template
  • Small sponge
  • JOY TAG:
  • Stamps: Kimberly Poloson Words & Whimsy (Fiskars); Altered Alphabet (Innovative Stamp Creations); Rhonna Farrer Flourishes v.2 (Autumn Leaves)
  • Jet Black Archival ink pad (Ranger)
  • Glimmer Mist (Tattered Angels): Frost; Dewberry
  • Inkssentials Heat it Craft Tool (Ranger)
  • Inkssentials White Opaque Pen (Ranger)
  • CRACKLED CHIPBOARD STAR ORNAMENT:
  • Stamps (Cornish Heritage Farms): Art of Framing “Merry Christmas”; Beautiful Flourishes
  • Adirondack Pitch Black Pigment ink pad (Ranger)
  • Tim Holtz Peeled Paint Distress Crackle Paint (Ranger)
  • Gold gel pens (Pentel): fine-tip; broad-tip
  • Round-nose pliers (Beadalon)
  • Season's Greetings Card
  • 1. Spritz one side of black cardstock with Latte Glimmer Mist; dry with heat tool. Cut 5-1/2"x8-1/2" card; score and fold in half.
  • 2. Cut pink oval and stamp with Pitch Black assorted flourishes; dry with heat tool. Use white pen to add lines, dots and swirls to stamped images. Lightly spritz oval with Glimmer Mist; dry with heat tool. Adhere to card.
  • 3. Apply several layers of Cranberry ink to chipboard pieces, drying with heat tool after each application. Lightly sponge Snow Cap ink onto bird's belly. Edge pieces Pitch Black, if desired.
  • 4. Stamp bird and wing with small Pitch Black flourishes; embellish stamped images with white pen. Use pen to add eye, beak and dots to belly.
  • 5. Cut smaller Blush oval and stamp Pitch Black sentiment and flourishes. Embellish letters and flourishes with white pen.
  • 6. Cut slightly larger oval from remaining black cardstock. Matte sentiment on black and adhere to card as shown. Adhere bird and wing to card.
  • Joy Tag
  • 1. Lightly spritz tag front with Frost Glimmer Mist; dry with heat tool.
  • 2. Place chipboard scroll on top of tag, then spritz different areas of tag with Dewberry Glimmer Mist; dry with heat tool. Remove chipboard scroll.
  • 3. Stamp Jet Black "JOY" and other images onto tag; dry with heat tool.
  • 4. Use white pen to add lines, dots and doodles to stamped images.
  • 5. Tie ribbons through hole.
  • 6. Designer Tip: When working with several different colors of Glimmer Mist, always make sure previous layer of color is dry before continuing with next color to prevent muddying of colors.
  • Crackled Chipboard Star Ornament
  • 1. Paint star front Peeled Paint; let dry. Paint back; let dry.
  • 2. Stamp Pitch Black "Merry Christmas" in center of star on one side; embellish with assorted flourish stamps.
  • 3. Use fine-tip gold pen to add highlights, outlines and swirls to stamped images. Edge star with broad-tip pen. Repeat with different sentiment from same stamp set on back, if desired.
  • 4. Use round-nose pliers to loop wire through hole in star. Add several beads and then bend wire into large curve for hanger.