Thursday, 1 December 2016

Touches of texture tutorial

Hi guys! I loved making yesterdays Design Project cards so much, I thought Id write up a tutorial, to get you inspired. Its Such an easy card!

HERES WHAT YOU NEED
Touches of Texture

Me=grateful



***Base card: 5 and 7/8 inches by 8 and1/4 inches
***Faux Front layer: 4 and 1/8inches by 5 and 7/8 inches
*** stamp sets- Touches of Texture, and Me=grateful
***ink pads: melon mambo, wisteria wonder, daffodil delight, watermelon wonder
***extras- melon mambo/basic grey Designer series Paper (DSP) Tombo glue, dimensionals, winkofstella. matching ribbon or linen thread.



1-Cut a strip of DSP 1 inch wide by 5 and 7/8 inches (the width of the long side of the card)
2-Stamp your sentiment on the right hand side of your card, below where the DSP strip will go'


3-Stamp the flower elements on your card randomly. a good tip is to always stamp off the edge, so your elements never look crowded.
4-Use the eclectic block colour stamps in the touches of texture stamp set, to add colour to your flowers. They are not meant to fill your outline completely, and look a bit random. (especially the "random pile of letters on the melon mambo card!!!)
5-Glue your Designer series paper to the top of your card

6-Add a piece of ribbon/lace or linen thread to the top of your card, (I always put it on, and tape it to the back of the card-so I'm not wasting ribbon- and THEN add a bow to the front) just above the Designer series paper edge.


 7-Add your "faux card front" to your base card. This step hides ribbon attachments ect.
8- At this stage, if you choose to, you can stamp the bee/dragonfly out of the touches of texture stamp set, colour it with a blender pen or markers, and fussy cut the images out, and applied a dash of winkastella to add a little shine. I attached them to my card using dimensionals.

Touches of Texture Tutorial

Touches of Texture tutorial





I'd love to hear how your cards went if you attempt a go at this very easy card!!

If you enjoyed my tutorial, please check out the other cards on the crazy crafters (our crafty team!) highlights page and feel free to vote for your top 3 cards! (This wont be possible until Friday the 2nd of December- so come back and visit us all then!!)




Did you know theres a Stampin up sale on????

Nows the time to bag some amazing bargains-click "order now"on the right hand side bar, and use the hostess code above, and I'll send you a 6x6 pack of designer series paper, as my thank you to YOU for choosing ME as your demonstrator!






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