Today we are going to stamp outside the box to make something totally unique! This week's card sample is especially fun because we're using Margaret's Meadow Peg Stamp Set from Rubber Stamp Tapestry (RST).
We are going to go beyond the suggested ink colors on the stamp set box and use a variety of exciting colors and patterns to make our very own tiny designer papers.
Here are the tools we are using to create this exiting project.
Stamps Used in This Project -
Supplies Used in This Project -
1-inch Round Paper Punch
Scissors or X-actoTM Knife
RST Small Shapes Positioning Template (heart shape)
Papers Used in This Project -
White Card Stock – 5.5 inches by 8.5 inches
White Card Stock Scraps
Burgundy Card Stock Scrap
Inks Used in This Project (VersaColorTM Pigment Inks)
Green Tea Ink
Mountain Lake Ink
Split Pea Ink
Embellishments Used in This Project -
- CHALKS -
Gold Paint Pens
GlazeTM Pens -
Quick Instructions -
- Take the white card base (8.5 by 5.5 inches) and an embossing folder and run the card base through the die cut machine. Then, using a gold paint pen, make a gold border around the front flap of the card base.
- Using black ink, stamp the "Forever" and "Friend" stamps onto a scrap of white paper. Cut out the sentiments and glue to them to another piece of rectangular white paper. Then use the gold paint pen to make a gold edge around the white rectangle. Set aside for now.
- Next, make eight 1-inch round medallions. Start by using the chalks to make colored backgrounds on white paper scraps. Then stamp various patterns and colors onto the colored backgrounds. Line up each stamped ensemble in a 1-inch punch and punch out. Then use the GlazeTM pens to embellish the medallions. You can use the ink pads to make scuffed edges around the medallions.
- Make a small heart like you just did for the medallions. I used the ink colors suggested on the stamp set package for the heart. Use the RST Small Shapes Positioning Template, to draw a heart. Then cut it out. To match the sample here, glue the heart to a piece of burgundy paper and then trim away the excess, leaving a thin pinstripe or burgundy.
- Use double-sided foam tape to attach all of the pieces to the card base, including the sentiment medallion you made earlier.
Our idea for this week’s project was based on a card from the following website:
Have a great couple of weeks until we meet again. In the meantime, happy stamping from Rubber Stamp Tapestry!
- Renee Lewis, Contributing Writer