It’s Wednesday, and this week, I made a CAS card using High Hopes Rubber Stamps Sweetheart Gnome – SLF012 for the main image. I just love this sweet little gnome image as you can change the sentiments that she is holding onto. On this card, I chose to add a heart as I thought it would go great with the sentiment Itty Bitty Heart – H006.
To make my card this week, I began with a card base of Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb. cardstock, cut and scored to be 5.5″ x 4.25″. For the background, I used my Cuttlebug, Scrapbook.com – Brights Smooth Cardstock and the embossing folder called Cuttlebug – Thank You. After putting this paper through my Cuttlebug, I saw that the texture was white on some of the letters. I decided to take some more of the background colour off using 3M 405N Tri-M-Ite sanding paper. I just loved the rustic effect it gave. With my MISTI and Memento – Tuxedo Black ink, I stamped the image and sentiment onto Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card cardstock. The image was coloured in and fussy cut. A cutter was used to go around the sentiment. 3/8″ We R Memory Keepers Corner Chomper was used to create the rounded corners. I inked around all of the edges of the sentiment with Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Barn Door.
To assemble the card, I attached the embossed background directly to the base using double-sided tape. The sentiment and image were both popped up onto the card using U-Line double-sided tape to complete the card.
Stamp: Sweetheart Gnome – SLF012 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)
Sentiment: Itty Bitty Heart – H006 (High Hopes Rubber Stamps)
Inks: Memento – Tuxedo Black, Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Barn Door
Paper: Copic Marker X-Press It Blending Card, Hammermill – Premium Colour 100 lb., Scrapbook.com – Brights Smooth Cardstock (4.25″ x 5.5″)
Die Cuts: Lawn Fawn – Valentine’s Hearts Border (Heart for message)
Embossing Folder: Cuttlebug – Thank You
Tools: MISTI – Most Incredible Stamping Tool, U-Line double-sided tape, Cuttlebug
Image coloured with Copic Markers:
Skin: E21, E11, E00, E000, R30, R20
Hair: E18, E08, YR18, YR14
Clothing and Hat: BG72, BG57, BG32, BG11, BG09, BG05, BG02, BG01, R46, R14, R08
Message with Heart: E50, E41, YR30
Shadow: C3, C2, C1
Hope you like it and have a fantastic week!
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