Tissue Paper Sympathy Card
Over at Perfectly Rustics, the challenge this fortnight is to try a new technique. (http://perfectlyrustics.com/2015/04/20/prdc-no-46-new-technique/)
As I mentioned in my previous two posts, one of the techniques I recently discovered online was making a tissue paper background. On my first card, I stamped and then inked my background. For my second attempt, I used the tissue paper technique on the panel from which I die cut my focal images. On that project, I used tissue paper that was already colored.
For this project, I started by stamping the “Silhouette Bouquet” stamp by I Brake for Stamps and the sentiment from the Gina K Designs “With Sympathy Duo” stamp set with jet black Stazon ink onto a piece of white tissue paper. I crumpled up the piece of tissue paper, covered a piece of white card stock with Ranger Multi Medium (Matte) using a foam paint brush, placed the flattened, wrinkled tissue paper on the adhesive-covered card stock and patted down. I cut the edges that extended over the card stock with my paper trimmer and then applied a top coat of the multi medium to seal it. (HERE is one of the video tutorials I watched before creating my project.)
I added black enamel dots by Teresa Collins to the panel once it was dry. Then, I mounted the finished panel on black card stock and then a white card base.
Using the same procedure but different stamps, I created a second black and white card.
(I’d like to try this again at some point using multiple colors for my images as was demonstrated in the video I referenced above. Also, she used dye inks which I’d also like to try. They are so much easier to clean up and I have many more color options. I’m just not sure if the ink will run with the multi medium that I used instead of the glue stick.)
Now it’s your turn! Create a project using a technique you haven’t tried before and show it to us over at Perfectly Rustics! I can’t wait to see what technique you use and what you create!
Thanks for checking out my card project!
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