I had a birthday card to make and decided to use the Magenta Celebrating Heart stencil to start with.
I die cut my panel to size using the Greetery Crimped Frame die. I then blended Festive Berries Distress ink through the stencil. I applied some small amounts of water with a brush onto the heart to add texture. I have used this stencil before for a card and you can see that post here.
I used the die cut sentiment Happy Birthday Poe Script by Poppy Stamps. I tried using different red cardstock and nothing matched properly. I used black and found it too stark. To get the proper color of cardstock for the sentiment, I decided to ink up a panel with the Festive Berries ink.
I used a brush to blend the ink, and it was just a matter of getting it to the right shade.
I added some water spots and also sprayed it with Sheer Shimmer Spritz from Tsukineko for a little extra shine and sparkle.
When I mounted the sentiment works, I backed the red with the black I had already die cut for a little bit of a shadow.
Magenta Products used:
|TM138 Celebrate Hearts Medium|
Other Products used:
Festive Berries Distress ink
Poppy Stamps 2437 Happy Birthday Poe Script
The Greetery Crimped Frame die
Tsukineko Sheer Shimmer Spritz
Neenah Solar White 80# & 110# cardstock
Ranger Black Alcohol Ink cardstock