Stampin' Up! Artistically Inked and Happiest of Birthdays Birthday Card

I’m back again with another card made with the Stampin’ Up! Artistically Inked Stamp Set. I swear, it is impossible to mess up a single card with this stamp set. I know it isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, given the very artistic nature of the alcohol art ink look, but please trust my stamp of extreme approval on this bundle!


This card features a custom-made background and even though it is underneath the Golden acetate, it still shines through and makes a bold statement.


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Card Tutorial

Ingredients

  • Stamp Sets: Artistically Inked, Happiest of Birthdays

  • Ink Pads: Just Jade, VersaMark WaterMark Stamp Pad (embossing ink)

  • Cardstock: Basic White, Thick Basic White, Just Jade

  • Designer Series Paper (DSP): Expressions in Ink DSP, Golden Garden Designer Specialty Acetate

  • Dies: Scalloped Contour Ties

  • Embellishments: Gilded Gems

  • Embossing Powder: Metallics Embossing Powder (gold)

  • Adhesives: Stampin' Seal, Stampin' Dimensionals, Tear & Tape

Tools

  • Basic Supply Kit: paper trimmer, paper snips/scissors, bone folder, acrylic stamping blocks

  • Stampin' Up! Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine

  • Heat Tool

  • Anti-Static Embossing Powder Bag/Tool

Technique(s)

  • Heat Embossing

Cardstock Measurements (Imperial)

  • Card Base: Thick Basic White measuring 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" scored at 4 1/4"

  • Layer #1: Basic White measuring x 5" x 3 1/4"

  • Layer #3: Golden Garden Designer Specialty Acetate 5" x 3/4"

  • Layer #2: Expressions in Ink DSP 5" x 3/4" (vertical orientation)

  • Stamping & Die Cutting: Just Jade


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Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Prepare Your Cardstock: cut/trim/score/burnish all cardstock as described above

  2. On Layer #1 Basic White, stamp the elongated "blob" stamp in Just Jade ink covering the entire piece of cardstock

  3. Adhere the Golden Garden Designer Specialty Acetate to the stamped background layer (#1) with Tear & Tape

  4. Adhere the Expressions in Ink DSP in vertical alignment to the left of the stamped & acetate layers

  5. Adhere all layers to the front of the card base

  6. Die cut the sentiment Just Jade cardstock with a die from the Scalloped Contours Dies set

  7. Stamp the sentiment from the Happiest of Birthdays stamp set (or a stamp of your choice) in Versamark ink on the die cut Just Jade sentiment layer (TIP: before stamping, apply anti-static embossing powder pouch/tool to remove oil and debris from the cardstock)

  8. Adhere the sentiment to the front of the card with Stampin' Dimensionals

  9. Decorate the front of the card with Gilded Gems

Voila! The project is complete!


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Happy Crafting,

Krista


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