Custom background with stamping – LDRS Creative

Hello Everyone!

It is Zsofi here and I am so excited to share with you my very first project as Design Team member for LDRS Creative! I am featuring some gorgeous Fall stamps on my card today along with a bunch of beautiful Hybrid inks. Let’s dive in how I prepared my card.

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I started with stamping one of the bold leaves from the Fall Full O Leaves stamp  set using the 2nd generation stamping technique. I used a stamp positioner tool to help me lining up the stamps perfectly.

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I started at the left upper corner, placed the leaf stamp hanging off my white card base a little and placed a simple typing paper over the card base. I inked up the stamp with Scarlet Rose Hybrid ink and stamped it on the typing paper. Then removed the paper and immediately stamped it on the card base. I got a much lighter coloured leaf in this way. I repeated the same process once more to get a slightly darker result and cleaned my stamp with a stamp cleaner before placing it next to the dark red leaf and moving on to the next colour. 

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I did the same with all the ink colours: In your face orangeBali BlueOlive branch and Dan-d-lion. I made sure to clean the stamps very well before changing colours. When the whole card base was covered, I went back and stamped the textured part of the leaf using the same inks, just this time i stamped directly on the card base. It looks so pretty, like I used different shades of each colour but i didn’t.

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I wanted to keep the rest of the card simple, so i chose a beautiful sentiment from the Happy Fall Sentiments stamp set. I stamped it on a simple white rectangle with Alloy Hybrid ink. I gave it a mat using vellum and popped it up on the card using doubled up 3D foam tape for extra dimension. I added a few clear sequins and my card is finished.

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I love the pretty colours, perfect for Fall and even for Thanksgiving. I hope you got inspired and will try this technique. 

Until next time, happy crafting!

Zsofi 

Halloween Card Series 2018 – Day 9 Announcement

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Hello everyone,

Happy Halloween to all of you who celebrate! Today I am sharing with you my last card in the Halloween Card Series this year. I enjoyed creating every single project I showed you, and had so many more ideas and stamps to feature, just ran out of time. Next year 😉

Today’s card is special as it comes with an announcement: I am thrilled to join the fabulous Design Team at LDRS Creative as of November! To celebrate this lovely news, I made my last Halloween cards using some goodies from LDRS Creative.

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I started with stamping the cute witch from the PolkaDoodles Winne Magic stamp set using LDRS Creative Raven Hybrid on Bristol Smooth cardstock. I used Zig Clean Colour Real Brush markers to colour the image. I stamped the sentiment from the SSS Handwritten Halloween stamp set and also some bats in the background.

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I used the LDRS Creative Build a card Punkin die set to make a pumpkin shaped card. I die cut the coloured panel with the smaller pumpkin die and inked up the edges with Black Soot distress ink. I did not do any masking, I simply went as close to the image as I could with the ink blending tool.

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Then I created the card base from folded white cardstock and the bigger die. I die cut another piece from orange cardstock (one layer only) and adhered it to the card front. I die cut the leaves and swirls from green cardstock and added a bit of shading with my ink blending tool which still had a black ink on it.

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I used the small embellishment die to cut a black and white piece, stamped a spider from the SSS stamp set and popped it up on the card. A few added details with a Sakura Glitter pen and a black glaze pen and my cute pumpkin shaped Halloween card is finished.

I will link this up to the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Anything goes.

I hope you enjoyed the series and it helped you to get in the Halloween mood. From now on you will see mostly Christmas inspiration here, so if you feel like, just subscribe to make sure you will not miss any of my posts. Thanks for spending the last 9 days with me and I wish to see you soon again!

Happy crafting,

Zsofi