Cards

Art/Soul Card

By  Melanie Douthit 

size: 5-1/4"x5-1/4"

  • Minolta DSC

Materials

  • Cardstock: Prism Black; Sugar Cream
  • Gold metallic thread

Tools

  • Rubber stamps: Art/Soul; Dragonfly Collage
  • Ink pads: Nick Bantock Van Dyke Brown Dye Ink; Clear Emboss It Ink
  • Gold embossing powder
  • Liquid Gold DecoColor Paint Marker
  • Hole punch, 1/16"
  • Heat gun
  • 1. Cut black cardstock to 5-1/4"x10-1/2"; score and fold in half. Edge card front with gold marker; let dry.
  • 2. Cut 6" cream cardstock square; randomly stamp brown collage image. Trim to 5" square and ink edges brown. Center and adhere paper to card.
  • 3. Stamp clear sentiment on black cardstock; heat emboss gold. Trim to 3-1/2" square and edge with gold marker; let dry.
  • 4. Stamp clear key from collage image on black cardstock; heat emboss gold. Cut out key; punch hole in top. Tie key around bottom of sentiment block with gold thread. Center and adhere block and key to card.
  • More
  • 1. Don't own embossing powder or a heat gun? Use gold metallic ink.
  • 2. Neutrals are beautiful, but try this card in jewel tones or pastels, colored in with pencil or watercolors.
  • 3. Enlarge this design to create a sketchbook cover for an artistic friend.