Today I am sharing this Thank You Teacher card featuring Rachel Vass Designs release called Piglets in School.
Schools are almost over for a long summer break here in United States. Due to the Covid19 kids here in New York are doing online classes. Amidst all these uncertainties and chaos we still need to be thankful to all the teachers that have dedicated their lives to these little kids.
This card is to express gratitude to those teachers.
Here’s my card for today
This release consists of these cute piglets and some beautiful sentiments unlike the usual floral stamp releases. I have always loved coloring floral images and making cards with them but these piglets are so adorable. I enjoyed coloring them with Copic Markers.
The girl piglet I colored with a lighter skin color and a little blush on her cheeks.
The boy had a little darker skin. I colored their clothes in colors that match with this polka dot patter paper I picked for the background.
The piglets are adhered on the background with foam tapes for dimension.
The sentiment ‘Thank You Teacher’ is also from the same digital stamp which is printed and cut in a strip.
This kind of brings some of the memories of my elemnetary school days with me and my twin brother going to shcool .
I hope you liked this cute and colorful card I made. Hope this will enspire you.
Here is another cards featuring releases by Rachel vass.
I have two Thank You Cards to share here today featuring Altenew Always There Stamp and Die set. Same color combinations, same technique but different layout.
If you love Altenew Stamps and Dies as much as I do then you are at the right place. I share lots of inspirations, Techniques and Beautiful creations all the time. Hope you will get inspired to keep creating beautiful projects.
The background of the first card is a 4 and a quarter by 5 and a half inches panel of Slate Grey card stock from Simon Says Stamp. Cut using three rectangle dies, The outermost die is My Favorite Things and the inner two dies are the Stitches Rectangle dies from Simon Says Stamp. I only cut the panel but didn’t detach it. In fact I added some Scotch Tape at the back to keep in intact. Only purpose of using the dies was to add some stitched border around it for extra interest.
For the second card I had decided I wanted to follow the card sketch I saw at Case this Sketch. The panel again is Slate Grey card stock from Simon Says Stamp. I cut three 1 inch strips of cardstock in white grey and black and added along the middle slighly slanted to match the sketch provided. Then I usded the same outer rectangle die I used on the first card to cut this out.
The focal image on this card is definitely the beautiful stamp. I only used the outline image of two flowers and two leaves and the coordinating dies. I used white card and splatter some guasche in dark grey and light grey color. Later I realized that I should have just used black because I was going to layer that with vellum anyway which mutes the color a little bit.
I cut some flowers and leave out of this splattered card-stock using the Always there die set.
I took a scrap piece of vellum from my stash and stamped some flowers and leaves with Versamark Watermark Ink. Sprinkled some silver Wow Embossing powder. Then heat set it with a heat gun. Used the dies to cut out those images. Then stamped the centers of the flowers with Mustard Seed Distressed Oxide Ink and embossed that using Ranger Clear Embossing Powder.
I then used Mini Glue dots to layer the vellum flowers and leaves on to the splattered flowers and leaves.
Then arranged the flowers on the background panel I created earlier.
The sentiments on the cards are from I Adore You Stamp set from Altenew. I love how these sentiments are so versatile it can be used for any occasions.
I stamped the sentiments on black piece of card-stock with Versamark Watermark Ink and embossed using White Wow detail Embossing powder.
The card base is 4 and aquarter by 5 and a half inch A2 size note card created by a sheet of 8 and a half by 11 inches 110lb white card stock cut in half along the middle lengthwise and scored in the middle widthwise to create two top folding card bases.
The Finishing Touch:
Finally after adhering the flowers and leaves and the sentiments to the card panel I added some dots of Nuvo Crystal drops in Yellow, White and Black. The centers of the flowers are dotted with black Nuvo Crystal drops to suggest some stamen.
I loved how these cards turned out. I hope you love them too. The combination of black.white grey and yellow is a very elegant combination.
I have linked to most of the supplies I have used on this card. Hope you will give it a try.
Hello! Today I have three thank you cards to share with you. Here’s my project for today which consists of three cards in different shapes, sizes, and coloring techniques using the Simon Says Stamp Beautiful Flower 2 Stamp and Die set. I asked my followers on Instagram if I used too much gold and 98% said no, so I went with gold and was happy with how it turned out.
The First Card
For this project I wanted to use a craft and gold combination which I think is perfect for a fall and Thanksgiving theme.
The Focal Point:
I stamped the largest stamp from the stamp set on watercolor paper with Ranger Archival in in jet black. Then I watercolored the image with Prima Watercolor palette in tropical. Blue and purple for the flowers and green, brown and yellow for the leaves. It was cut using the coordinating die. I used the whole image in this card.
This first card measures 8 and a 1/2 by 3 and 3/4. I know it is a very tall card but it fits perfectly in any regular letter size envelope. The background is embossed using Spellbinders Embossing Folder and I rubbed Versamark Watermark Ink lightly on the raised area of the embossing. Then I sprinkled it with gold embossing powder and heat set it to melt the powder to give it a metallic look. I had to emboss the craft card stock twice aligning the pattern because this panel was too tall for the embossing folder.
The sentiment was from the same stamp set embossed with gold embossing powder on black card stock and layered on craft card stock strip.
I adhered the flower on the background with foam tapes and did the same with the sentiment. Finally I matted the gold embossed panel on a black card stock layer and attached the whole panel on the card base.
Here’s a close up look on the background. It was a lot of work but it looked amazing.
The Second Card:
This thank you card measures 6 by 6 inches but it is a gate fold card which means it opens from the middle.
The Focal Point:
For this card I stamped the same image with Memento Tuxedo black ink and colored using Copic colors; reds for the flowers and greens for the leaves. I decides to cut the image in two along the middle and use it as two images. First I was thinking about making it a Christmas card so I decided to go with red, gold, and green. But instead I made a thank you card.
For this one I wanted to go with the easier route so I just used one of the leopard print foiled pattern paper. I received this pattern paper with one of the Simon Says Stamp card kit a while back which I had been saving for a special card. Looks like this was it.
I wanted these cards to look like a series, so I stuck with the same sentiment. It’s stamped and embossed in gold on a black card stock strip.
Here’s the card when slightly opened. I really loved this combination.
The Third Card:
This third thank you card is totally different. I had a leftover piece of card stock measuring 4 and 3/4 by 11 inches. I scored it widthwise at 4 and 3/4 and 9 and 1/2 to create a square card. The remaining 1 and a 1/2 inches was used to fold a flap on top. I know this is a weird size, but I loved how it turned out.
The Focal Point:
For this one I wanted to no-line pencil color the image stamped on Antique Linen Distressed Ink. This ink is very light so you can’t see the outline after you finish coloring which is known as no-line coloring. I colored the image using different shades of red, yellow, and blue Inktense Pencils. Greens and yellows were used for the leaves. This really gives the image a fall vibe.
Here again the background was one of the foiled-on craft chevron pattern paper from the same Simon Says Stamp card kit. If you own a chevron background stamp you can also stamp and emboss in gold to give it a similar look.
Just a simple thanks sentiment was adequate for this card because there is a lot going on.
On the closing flap I added the floral colored image, cutting the excess off the sides. I then adhered them to the chevron background.
This card doesn’t stand on it’s own unless stood on the side. Then I thought maybe I could attach the sentiment so it would be straight when I stood this card on its side.
I just love all these cards so much. Let me know what you guys think.
Hello and Welcome to my blog. Today’s post consists of the card that I made using Simon Says Stamp Stamptember release. I ordered this stamp set on the first day of the release. But unfortunately, it arrived around the beginning of the third week. But as they all say better late than never. I was dancing with joy when I received it in the mail that day. Because these stamps are all limited edition. You won’t be able to purchase it after the stock is over.
This is a big stamp set with one large flower cluster, a couple of other flowers and some leaves with some beautiful sentiments.
I repeatedly stamped a panel of Neenah Solar white cardstock 110 lb with one of the small flower images from Simon Says Stamp Stamptember stamp set called Beautiful Day 2 with Versamark ink. Changed the position of the flowery each time to create like an organic pattern. Embossed those with Gold Embossing powder. I have been into ink blended backgrounds lately. So I picked distressed oxide inks from Ranger. One was Twisted Citron and Peacock Feathers. Got to love how the distressed oxide inks blend so smoothly.
The Focal Image:
To create the focal image I stamped one of the flowers with the stem image from the stamp set with Versamark ink and embossed with gold embossing powder. Which was then colored using Distressed Inks in colors Seedless Preserve and Lucky Clover. Using the Watercolor brush with a simple flat wash of colors. Then I added it with foam tape on the background panel.
The sentiment is from the same stamp set. I stamped and embossed the sentiment with white embossing powder on black strips of cardstock. Cut into banners and mounted with foam tapes on the panel.
So here is my final card for today. I loved how it turned out. I just love how the purple flower pops on the green background.
Let me know in the comment down below what do you guys think about it?