Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Up, up and away

by Joanne Wardle

Up, up and away


  • Paper and Cardstock
    • white card blank
    • patterned paper to coordinate with ink
  • Stamps
    • Frantic Stamper, Great grandfathers letter     0504-Q   $7.00)
    • Med balloon     ( 116-03-I   $3.00)
    • happy birthday or other sentiment stamp of choice
  • Inks and Embossing Powders
  • Tools
  • Adhesives
    • dimensional adhesive


  • Mask off a rectangle on the card.
    Ink using lightest colour of ink using cut'n'dry foam.
    Repeat with second darkest colour covering upper 2/3 then just the top 1/3 with darkest colour.
    Overstamp with great grandfather's letter with second darkest shade.

  • Remove mask.

  • Stamp balloon overlapping the rectangle.

  • Stamp again onto patterned paper and cut out just the balloon part.
    Position on over stamped image with dimensional adhesive.

  • Finish with a greeting stamp.

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