24 April 2012

Steampunk Balloon

Here's a card I made that is in the newest Stampendous Catalog.  I used the new rubber Cling Jumbo Steampunk Balloon paired with a sentiment from the Guys & Gears clear stamp set.  Want to know how I did it?  Here are some basic instructions:

  • Cut card base from Deep Blue card stock 
  •  Cut large panel fro Light Terrific Teal card stock; sponge Brushed Corduroy ink around edges. Apply Walnut Stain ink directly to card stock edges. 
  • Tear strip of patterned paper, crumple as desired. Apply Brushed Corduroy ink directly to paper. Sprinkle Aged Aqua Embossing Enamel onto paper; heat from underneath using heat gun until melted. 
  • Adhere patterned paper strip to Light Terrific Teal card stock; paper pierce around edges and hand stitch (note: machine stitching is also possible). 
  • Stamp sentiment from Guy & Gears in lower right corner using Smokey Gray ink. 
  • Stamp Steampunk Balloon on another piece of Light Terrific Teal card stock. Sponge Brushed Corduroy and Walnut Stain ink as desired. Adhere to card using foam tape (note: three layers under balloon itself, one under the base to give different depths).

Stamps: Guys & Gears, Steampunk Balloon
Card Stock: Deep Blue, Light Terrific Teal (WorldWin Treasures)
Patterned Paper: Tudor Rose (Graphic 45)
Ink: Smokey Gray (Versafine), Brushed Corduroy, Walnut Stain (Ranger)
Accessories: Aged Aqua Embossing Enamel (Stampendous), Thread
Tools: Needle, Paper Piercer, Heat Gun
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Jingle said...

This is awesome! I love it!

Mary said...

wow!very neat...