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Quick and Easy Card Project with Lindy's

Hi everyone, today I’m on the Lindy’s Blog with a superfun, quick and easy card project. Let’s get started!

Step 1:

Today my card base will be round: I created this base easily by die cutting a square crème colored card base with my largest circle die. Just pay attention that the die sticks out a little on the top and you card fold is also on the top!

I also die cut a separate circle shape from watercolor paper. This circle shape is two sizes smaller than my circle shaped card base.

Step 2:

On the separate circle shape I want to create a fairly dark but subtle background to apply my modeling paste over later on. For this I applied several layers of sprays in Lindy’s Stamp Gang I’m Late, I’m Late Slate and T-Bird Turquoise, drying with my heat tool between each layer. Add splatters with  both of these colors as well when your background is dark enough.

Step 3:

Next I applied some The Crafter’s Workshop Modeling Paste over a The Crafters Workshop stencil (TCW678s) using a palette knife and set aside to dry. I also found a piece of matching lace in my stash and colored it with the same green spray that I used on my background.

Next I die cut a slightly larger circle shape from matching grey card stock and adhered both circle shapes together using liquid glue. I wrapped the lace around these combined panels and adhered on the back using regular tape (and attached staples later on).

Step 4:

For my focal point I stamped one of the images from the Pink Ink Designs stamp set called Sea Nymphs onto Strathmore Bristol Smooth Surface paper using Versafine Onyx Black Ink and I heat embossed over the ink using Lindy’s Stamp Gang Clearly Clear Embossing Powder. This way my stamped lines stay black and crisp. Than I fussy cut my image leaving a small border.

This image isn’t too detailed so colouring is very quick and easy: for the orange parts I used Lindy’s Stamp Gang Magical in Hag’s Wart Orange, for the green I used Luscious Lime, for the skin and hair I used Lindy’s Stamp Gang Squirts in Canadian Bacon Blush and Hockey Puck Black, in combination with water and a small brush. When the coloring is done I added some details back in using a white gel pen, and to add some fun sparkle I applied some Stickles in the color Diamond over the wings with a brush (wash the brush afterwards because these Stickles act like a glue).

Step 5:

Now that I know what my focal point looks like I felt that my background needed some orange splatters, these I applied with a brush, using the left over paint that I used for the sea horse.

Step 6:

Time to put my card project together: I adhered the combined circle shapes with the lace onto my circle shaped card base using one millimetre thick foam tape. Than I adhered the colored image on top also using one millimetre foam tape, when the image sticks out of the lace I added two layers, to make the image level. And as my finishing touch I adhered some sparkling clear sequins in different sizes to my project for some fun added detail!

Detail picture:

And that is it for today’s fun, quick and easy card project! I wish you a creative day!

Lindy’s Stamp Gang products used on this project:

- Sprays: I’m Late, I’m Late Slate, T-Bird Turquoise

- Embossing Powder: Clearly Clear

- Squirts: Canadian Bacon Blush, Hockey Puck Black

- Magicals: Hag’s Wart Orange, Luscious Lime.

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