Little Claire have a new set of dinkie stamps out and they are so sweet and understated. This is a card I have made using the new stamps ...... just lovely to work with.
what you will need:
Little Claire dinkie Tree O of Birds clear stamp set
Little Claire Dinki Text Stamp Happy Birthday Mrs Lovely
Little Claire Dinkie Text tamp To Loveley You
Prima Marketing Doodle Deux 6" x 6" paper pad - blue leaves & flowers
Magnolia Doo Hickey hearts border die
die cutting machine
5 7/8" cream base card
cream card to stamp onto
colouring in implements of your choice
brown Memento ink pad
Tim Holts Distress Ink - Vintage Photo
brown craft paper
1/8" red satin ribbon
Cut the red card to mat and layer onto the cream base card and stick into place.
Cut the Doodle Deux blue leaves paper to mat and layer onto the red card but do not stick into place.
Cut the brown craft paper to 2 3/8", stick onto the right hand side of the Doodle Deux paper and cut to size at the top and bottom.
Shade the top, bottom and right hand edge of the brown craft paper with the Tim Holts Vintage Photo Distress Ink using the Cut n Dry foam to apply the ink.
Using the brown craft card and the Doo Hickey hearts border die cut a border strip.
Straighten off the strip by cutting the plain side down.
Shade the heart side of the border using the Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Distress Ink and applying the colour with Cut n Dry foam.
Stick the straight side of the hearts border to the brown craft paper all ready stuck to the Doodle Deux paper and trim away the excess at the top and bottom of the border.
Using the Little Claire Tree O Stamps and the brown Memento ink pad stamp the image of the little bird with a heart on it.
Shade the stamped image with the Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Distress Ink and then colour the heart red.
Using the Little Claire Dinki Sentiment stamps "To Lovely You, 100% Awesome and You`re a Lovely Friend" and the brown Memento ink pad stamp the sentiments onto the brown craft paper.
Cut a piece of the red satin ribbon long enough to lay over the brown craft paper and leave enough to wrap over the top and bottom of the paper.
Cut a smaller piece of red satin ribbon and tie it to the longer piece of pre cut ribbon.
Lay the ribbon over the join between the two pieces of brown craft card, wrap around over the edge of the paper and secure at the back with tape.
Move the knotted piece of ribbon to where you would like it to be and secure in place with a drop of strong glue and allow to dry.
Trim the knotted ribbon to size.
Using the Little Claire Tree O Stamps and the brown Memento ink pad stamp the images onto cream card.
Colour the images using colouring in implements of your choice making sure that the heart on the bird/heart image is coloured in red.
Make the border around the images extra thick and cut the images squares out.
Stick the images onto the base card at a jaunty angle and make sure that the bird/heart image is at the bottom of the card.
Add Glossy Accents to the heart on the bottom of the card and allow to dry.