Hey there! I’m over on the Trinity Stamps blog today with a fun idea. I’ve made the same card two different ways…same products and design, same colors and everything but one is slimline and the other is traditional A2 size.
I started these cards with the backgrounds. I really wanted to play with the new Bed of Roses stencil from Trinity Stamps. They make stencils specifically sized to fit slimline and A2 size panels, which extends the life of your product x100 in my book!
I inked up my panels with two different yellow/peach colors of ink so there was a little dimension in the flowers. The darker color is focused toward the center but isn’t perfect.
For the second layer which are the leaves, I used Thermoweb Transfer Gel Blanco and set it aside to dry all the way. Once it was dry, I ran it through my laminator with the awesome green flocking transfer sheets so I have fuzzy leaves! Seriously people, I could play with these all day long. I love this flocking!
To build my cards, I die cut the backgrounds from the modern embossed slimline panels and rectangles so they have a finished look. Then I die cut 2 fences from the Slimline Great Outdoors Borders. I took the clouds from the Slimline Rainbow Builder and cut them from white and vellum. I stamped the bird from Best Place to Be twice and colored it the same, using the coordinating dies to cut them out. Finally, I die cut my sentiment from the Beary Special Sentiments set.
For assembly, I simply used liquid glue to adhered the background panels to card bases and then carefully used liquid glue to adhere the clouds, hiding glue on the vellum pieces behind other pieces. The birds are popped up with foam squares for a little added interest. And last, I added the sentiments with a Quickie Glue Pen because the lines are so fine.
I love how versatile all of these awesome products are and how you can stretch them in different ways.
I appreciate you sharing your time with me. Have a fabulous day!