Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Pearl Tutorial Day 4

Sorry I was missing in action yesterday, but here is Day 4 of the tutorial.

You will need one of the prepared backgrounds that we made on day 1. If you missed it you will find the instructions HERE.

Materials used

Blonde Moments

Pearl pigments - Sugar Floss, Festive Copper, Spring Orange, Sugar Pink
Stamps - A Little Bit of This, Sweethearts.
Cover mount stamp free with this months Craft Stamper
Papers - Sugar Dumpling
Clear embossing powder
Spritzer bottle


Spiced Marmalade Distress ink pad
Raspberry Adirondack ink pad
Carnation Archival ink pad
Black perfect medium Pad
Heat resistant mat
White Opaque Gel pen
Star Dust Stickles
Cut n Dry Foam


Step 1. Ink up the heart Background stamp ( A Little Bit of This) with Carnation Archival ink and stamp onto the prepared background.

.Step 2. Faux stitch around the edge with the Opaque white pen.,

Step 3. Accent the hearts with the Opaque white pen.

Step 4. Ink the edges with the Raspberry Adirondack ink.

Step 5. Stamp the heart stamps (Sweethearts) with Black Perfect Medium onto white card. Sprinkle with Blonde Moments clear embossing powder.

Step 6. Heat emboss the image.

Step 7. Dip a wet paintbrush into the Blonde Moments Pearl Pigments.

Step 8. Mix on the heat resistant mat to a creamy paint.

Step 9. Paint in the embossed images.

Step 10. Cut out the images leaving a small border all around.

Step 11. Mount one of the hearts onto pink card, and cut out leaving a small border.

Step 12. Mount the other heart onto orange card and cut out laving a small border.

Step 13. Mount onto the Atc with foam tape.

Step 13. Add decorative accents with the Star Dust Stickles.

To make the card.
Step 1. Add three heart brads to the bottom of the Atc.

Step 2. Ink up the heart border stamp ( Free with this months Craft Stamper Magazine), with the Carnation archival ink and repeat stamp all over a square card.

Step 3. Tear a strip of Sugar Dumpling pink paper and ink both torn edges with Spiced marmalade ink.

Step 4. Add to the front of the square card and ink all edges with the Spiced marmalade.

Step 5. Add the Atc to the front of the card.

Step 6. Add ribbon around card and tie in a double knot.
Here are two other colourways.
Raspberry and teal.
Teal and Orange.

OK Day 5 tomorrow. Enjoy!!


Alex said...

free tutorials are ACE!
Word verification for today is:
which I think means Kirsty is brilliant in french

Tontodollydog said...

That is so gorgeous Dyan - going to give this a go!!

Julie Smith said...

I love your colour combinations and fab ideas

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