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Cardmaking Stamping & Papercraft

Cardmaking Stamping & Papercraft No. 23-3

Chock full with new and creative, crafty projects in every issue, this is the ultimate source of inspiration for papercraft and stamping enthusiasts everywhere.

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1 min
editor’s letter

Well it’s that time of year again and doesn’t it sneak up on you! I’m determined to get my Christmas cards made and sent early this year, and with all the wonderful creations in this issue I’m set to go! We have ‘Summer’ themed Christmas cards, these are just perfect for celebrating our hot days here in Australia, a stunning range of styles in the Stampers Challenge using a Darkroom Door Brushed Christmas Vol 1 stamp set, projects with shakers, glitter, fancy dies, frames, subtle stamped backgrounds, cute critters, the list goes on. You will definitely not be stuck for an idea this year! As always we love you sending us emails and telling us about your cardmaking sessions, share with us your tips and tricks to get those Christmas card…

1 min
wreaths

KAISERCRAFT Decor Flourish Large Bauble Wreath. Visit www.kaisercraft.com.au INDIGO BLU Wreathed in Smiles A5 Red Rubber Stamp. For stockists visit, www.indigoblu.com WINNIE & WALTER In Bloom: Paulina’s Greenery Cutaways. Visit, www.winniewalter.com ELIZABETH CRAFT DESIGNS Garden Notes Evergreen Wreath. For stockists visit, www.elizabethcraftdesigns.com PAPER SMOOCHES Wreath Builder Dies. Visit www.papersmoochesstamps.com STAMPENDOUS Wreath Rolling Rubber Stamp. Visit, www.stampendous.com SCRAPFX Wreath and Holly Leaves. Visit www.scrapfx.com.au AVERY ELLE Winter Wreath Clear Stamps. For stockists visit, www.averyelle.com TAYLORED EXPRESSIONS Summer Wreath. Visit, www.tayloredexpressions.com…

1 min
in the spotlight

Q: I have seen cards that have reversed impressions of the stamp designs on them, I would love to know how to achieve this please? A: Yes you can reverse your stamped images, it’s a lot of fun and very easy to do! See the steps below to get you started. Step 1 Stamp your image on your card as normal, leave room for your reverse image on the other side. Step 3 Turn the acetate over and place it down next to your previous stamp image, be careful not to move it as it may smudge. Press all over the image using a bone scorer to transfer all the ink. Remove the acetate. Step 2 Stamp the image again on acetate using Memento tuxedo ink or a slow drying ink pad. Don’t use StazOn inks as…

2 min
pretty poinsettias

MATERIALS FOR ALL CARDS • Stamps: Hero Arts Peace Poinsettias set of 9; Simon Says Stamp Big Scripty Greetings Holiday set of 7 • Card: Stampin’ Up! whisper white heavy weight; Canson Montval medium cold press watercolour paper 300gsm • Patterned paper: Heidi Swapp Minc 6x6in pad • Ink pads: Hero Arts intense black; Distress Ink festive berries, pine needles; VersaMark • Embossing powder: Hero Arts white • Dies: Hero Arts Poinsettia • Tools: Heidi Swapp Minc Mini • Other: Heidi Swapp Gold reactive foil; Studio Calico Mister Huey’s Color Mists gold; Perfect Pearls Mists perfect pearl • Adhesives: Ranger Multi Medium Matte; double-sided tape Merry Christmas METHOD 1 Stamp Peace Poinsettias outline poinsettia three times and the outline leaf twice on watercolour card with VersaMark ink and white emboss them. 2 Spray water over all the images. Dab festive berries ink on…

2 min
teal, brown and a touch of gold

MATERIALS FOR ALL CARDS • Card: brown • Paper: Kasiercraft Coastal Escape netting • Flowers: Petaloo textured elements burlap teal poinsettias • Gold glitter alphabet stickers • Adhesives: double-sided tape, glue • Idea: Use teal as a colour alternative to the traditional Christmas green. Peace METHOD 1 Layer netting paper 100mm x 140mm on the front of folded brown card 230mm x 145mm in the bottom section, with even borders showing on the sides and bottom edges. 2 Adhere gold alphabet stickers to the lower portion of the card front to spell ‘peace’ 3 Glue a teal poinsettia flower above the word on the right-hand side. 4 Use two small circles from the alphabet sheet in the top left-hand corner of the card as shown. TIP Use apostrophes and explanation dots as circle embellishments. Ho Ho METHOD 1 Measure 85mm from the left-hand side of brown card…

2 min
back to basics

Sponging the edges of a die-cut 1 Die-cut your image using a ‘tan’ mat and layers following the manufacturers’ instructions. 2 Leave the die in place with the blade facing downwards, sponge around the outer edges using chalks or an ink pad. 3 Remove the die to reveal the outcome. Applying Texture Paste 1 Secure card and stencil to your workspace with low-tack or washi tape. 2 Spread the texture paste across the stencil evenly using a spatula. 3 Gently peel the stencil away from the card and let it dry. Copic Feathering Technique 1 Hold the marker on an angle, touch the tip to card then flick it outwards easing off at the end. 2 Create a block of colour with a feathered edge as shown. 3 Repeat on the opposite side using a different shade (but similar in density…