SCP204 – Additional make

16th April 2020

Tara Cardwell from Seven Hill Crafts showcase the latest releases from Colorado Craft Company Lovely Legs collection. Her makes on page 27 of the issue 204 are ideal for the men in your life.

This Lovely Legs range of stamps are unique designs focusing on the lower half of characters in various scenes – Tara is on hand to show how you can make these stamps work on your designs without look out of place… she was so enthused about demonstrating this clever interpretation of the stamps, that she made this extra card…

 

Husband

 

You will need

Colorado Craft Company Lovely Legs His Birthday stamp set

Faber & Castel Polychromos pencils

Warm Breeze VersaFine Clair inkpad

Extreme Black My Favorite Things Hybrid inkpad

Narwhal Lawn Fawn cardstock

 

Simply make

  • Trim a panel of Nrwhal cardstock to the fit the front your card blank and stamp the image right on the edge of the panel, you may need to extend the shirt a little yourself, but it will make it look like the head is missing deliberately missing.
  • Colour the image with pencils fading it out towards the edges – paler pencils can really stand out and look more vibrant on darker cardstock.
  • Stamp the sentiments in the top corner of the image using Warm Breeze VersaFine Clair ink.

 

Top tip

Picking out a key colour from your image top stamp the sentiment in rather than black can lead to a more cohesive finished look

 

 

 

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