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Tuesday, 24 October 2017

TUTORIAL TUESDAY - LOVE YOU

Hello and thanks for stopping by....
 I started with a 5"x7" white card and taped around the whole card to give me a nice, clean border when removed
 I used 3 Distress Oxide Inks, but you can use any make you have.  I love these particular inks as they blend so well and the finished result is excellent.
I used 'worn lipstick', 'spiced marmalade' & 'cracked pistachio' then, using a blending tool, applied the inks onto the card
 Once the card was coloured I removed the 'easy lift off' tape to reveal a clean, white border
 From the 'Perspective' Range by Creative Expressions, I die cut 'LOVE' three times on white card then once on brown, to give me a shadow affect, the 'YOU' twice on white and once on brown
I then glued them together, adding the white onto the brown but slightly overlapping, for a shadow, applied more Cosmic Shimmer Dries Clear Glue to the back of each word and adhered to the card front
 I cut another piece of white card, a little smaller than the original 5"x7" and coloured it to match the card front.  I dried the inks with my heat tool then stamped a verse using a Versafine Ink Pad in Onyx Black.  Double sided tape was applied to the back prior to adding it to the card
 
You could use a combination of blues, greens, greys, browns etc which also would be ideal for the 'male' card

Until tomorrow....
June x

3 comments:

  1. What a good idea for the background and I have that die and a happy birthday one so must try this. Thank you, June.

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  2. A very impressive but simple way to add words to your cards.
    As for the inks whilst i DO love the effect youve produced i would never be able to do it so professional looking as you have done.
    The saying a 'bad workman' always blames his tools springs to mind when i was going to say 'my inks are cheap inks and wouldnt achieve that effect' lol xxx

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  3. Lovely card and brilliant tutorial today June. That's the one die in that set that I haven't got. Love your background. I have been making similar backgrounds lately. I enjoy making them. Thank you for sharing this.

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