Sunshine Stencil Cards

Darkroom Door - Saturday, September 01, 2018
Hi there! It’s Rachel Greig here today sharing two quick and easy cards using the Small Sunshine Stencil


Instructions: 
1. Place the small Sunshine Stencil onto white cardstock. The card I’m using here has a texture through it, but you could use regular flat white card stock too. Sponge Wild Honey Distress Ink in the centre of the stencil where the ‘sun’ is and gently sponge outwards. 
2. Change foams on your blending tool and now sponge Spiced Marmalade on the edges of where the Wild Honey ink ended. Go a little further out, then change sponges again to sponge Ripe Persimmon to the edge of the stencil. Using these 3 colours will give you a nice graduation of colour, like a real sun. 
3. Trim the stencilled background and adhere to a folded white card. 
4. Stamp Hello Summer and the single palm tree from the Tropical Island Stamp Set onto white cardstock. Stamp two more palm trees. Trim out all of the stamped pieces with scissors. Adhere to the card using foam adhesive to give it some dimension. 

Supplies used: 
Darkroom Door Small Sunshine Stencil 
Darkroom Door Tropical Island Stamp Set
Distress Inks: Wild Honey, Spiced Marmalade, Ripe Persimmon
Archival Ink: Jet Black 
Ink Blending Tool & Foam
Stamping Block



For this card, I used Marabu acrylic sprays and sprayed them through the stencil onto the cardstock. These sprays are fabulous to use and are permanent when dry, so you can layer more colours on top without it interring with the colours underneath. On this card I used the Lemon and Orange colours. Wait for it to dry, then stamped the Along The Way Quote Stamp over the top using Archival Jet Black ink. Tear the edges and sponge around the torn areas using Distress inks to give the edge some nice shading. Adhere to a folded cream card to complete! 

Supplies used: 
Darkroom Door Small Sunshine Stencil 
Darkroom Door Along The Way Quote Stamp
Distress Ink: Spiced Marmalade
Archival Ink: Jet Black 
Marabu Acrylic Sprays: Lemon, Orange
Ink Blending Tool & Foam
Stamping Block

I hope these cards inspire you to create some quick cards using stencils with inks and sprays! It’s a lot of fun! 

Thanks for stoping by today! 

Rachel

Arty Triangles Origami Animals

Darkroom Door - Friday, August 24, 2018

Hello Darkroom Door fans! It’s Belinda Spencer here with you today to share a tag and two cards featuring the fabulous new Small Stencil Arty Triangles. My projects today also feature some fun origami creatures created using the Arty Triangles Collage Stamp.




Instructions:

1. Take a size 12 giant manilla tag and use an ink blending tool to apply various Distress Oxides in the colours of your choice. Here I have used a combination of Cracked Pistachio and Peacock Feathers.

2. Apply the Arty Triangles Collage Stamp using Jet Black Ranger Archival Ink in various places around the tag. Dry the ink with a heat gun. Place the Arty Triangles Small Stencil over the stamped triangles and apply Mermaid Lagoon Distress Ink using the ink blending tool. Add more stencilled triangles around the tag using the Mermaid Lagoon and Peacock feathers inks lightly. Flick some water over the tag to create a water stained effect. Dry with a heat gun.

3. Place the Arty Circles Small Stencil on the tag and apply white gesso over a few of the circles to create air bubbles. Wash your stencil straight away so the gesso doesn’t dry. Dry the stencil and then place back over the top of the gessoed circles. Use a fine black journaling pen to draw outlines around the air bubbles.

4. Use the air bubbles stamp from the Under The Sea Rubber Stamp Set and the Jet Black ink to stamp more air bubbles. Colour them white using a white paint pen such as a Uni Posca Pen.

5. Stamp a quote from the Seaside Vol 2 Rubber Stamp Set repeatedly over the tag using the Jet Black ink.

6. Stamp the Arty Triangles Collage Stamp on some extra smooth white cardstock using the Jet Black ink. Apply double-sided tape to the back of the stamped images to make it easier to stick them down later. Fussy cut each individual triangle and then play around with them to create an origami fish shape. Draw in an eye. Stick them down on some extra white cardstock and then cut out. Add to the tag using 3D foam.


7. Stamp a seahorse and a couple of fish from the Under The Sea Rubber Stamp set using the Jet Black ink. Fussy cut and add to the tag using 3D foam.

8. Stamp the sentiment on extra white cardstock using the Jet Black ink. Cut out, ink the edges with Peacock Feathers ink and add to the tag. Finish by adding some sequins and water droplets using Glossy Accents or Nuvo Crystal Drops.


Here are two cards I have created in the same style:





Supplies used:
Darkroom Door Friends Quote Stamp

I hope you are feeling inspired to create your own projects using this fabulous stencil. Why not have a go at creating your own origami animals too. I wonder what you will come up with. Don’t forget to share your beautiful creations in the Darkroom Door Inspiration Group on Facebook.

Thanks for stopping by the blog today.

Belinda

Typewriter & Suitcase Eclectic Stamp Ideas

Darkroom Door - Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Hi there! It's Rachel Greig here today to share a couple of ideas using the Typewriter & Suitcase Eclectic Stamps! These vintage style stamps were created from my own collection of typewriters and suitcases that I have in my home. In fact this suitcase is one that my Mum used to use in her childhood! It's fun to have them in stamps and be able to use them in my own creations - and you can too! 

Here's a card using the Typewriter stamp: 



Instructions: 

1. Stamp the Alphabet Medley Background Stamp onto light blue cardstock using Aquamarine Archival Ink. Adhere to a folded black card base. 

2. Stamp the Typewriter Eclectic Stamp onto white cardstock and colour using Broken China Distress Ink and a waterbrush. Trim around the image and adhere to the card. 

3. Stamp a sentiment from the All Occasions Stamp set onto white cardstock using Jet Black Archival Ink. Trim the edges so it fits in the typewriter section as if it's a piece of paper coming out of the typewriter. Adhere to the typewriter image. 

Supplies used: 
Darkroom Door Typewriter Eclectic Stamp
Darkroom Door Alphabet Background Stamp
Darkroom Door All Occasions Stamp Set
Archival Ink: Jet Black, Aquamarine
Distress Ink: Broken China
Waterbrush

Next I wanted to show how you can use the Eclectic Stamps in your own notebook. I have been journaling in a Websters Pages Traveler's Notebook. The pages in this grid book are beautiful for stamping onto. 


I simply stamped the Suitcase Eclectic Stamp onto the bottom of the page using Potting Soil Archival Ink, then adhered a Tim Holtz Paperdoll to the top. I love this guy, looks like he's ready for his school year ahead! 


Supplies used: 
Darkroom Door Suitcase Eclectic Stamp
Archival Ink: Potting Soil
Tim Holtz Idea-ology Paperdoll 
Black Pen
Websters Pages Traveler's Notebook 

Thanks for stopping by today! If you'd like to see more ideas using our Eclectic Stamps, check out our Eclectic Stamps Pinterest Board

Rachel

Arty Circles African Art Journal Tutorial

Darkroom Door - Friday, August 10, 2018
Hi, it’s Anneke de Clerck here. For today’s blogpost I created a spread in one of my Art Journals using the Arty Circles small stencil. The art journal I worked in is not expensive at all. It’s a vintage book that has sturdy pages and a linen cover. I recycled it into an art journal and to my surprise it’s very nice to work in.



Instructions

1. Dry brush a thin coat of gesso on both text pages. Make sure the words still peek through.

2. Apply pink and lime paint randomly using a plastic card. 

3. Add diluted pink and lime paint in some areas with a paintbrush. Spray water on top to create drips.

4. Create lines with the edge of a plastic card using Dina Wakley Media Paint Blushing.

5. Add green accents by transferring Jane Davenport rub-ons


6. Stamp randomly with the Grid, Checkered and Dots Texture Stamps using pink, white and green paint.


7. Create circles by sponging through parts of the Arty Circles stencil with white paint using a blending tool. 


8. Sponge pink paint on top of the white paint after drying and add shading to the circles by sponging through the stencil with a thin coat of Dina Wakley Media Paint Blushing. Outline the circles with both a white fine liner and a paint marker.

9. Stamp the leaves with black ink. Paint the leaves using 2 shades of green paint. Add white details with a fine liner.

10. Stamp the giraffes on Ranger Specialty Stamping Paper, cut out and adhere to the spread.

11. Add shadow to the giraffes using a green PITT artist pen and a black charcoal pencil. Add highlights with a white pen.


12. Make marks using a white paint marker and scribble randomly with a pencil.

13. Finish the spread off by stamping a quote.

Supplies
Darkroom Door Small Stencil: Arty Circles
Darkroom Door Wild Africa Vol 1 Rubber Stamps
Darkroom Door Fine Leaves Rubber Stamps
Darkroom Door Grid Texture Stamp
Darkroom Door Dots Texture Stamp
Darkroom Door Checkered Texture Stamp
Jane Davenport Rub-On transfer sheets
Archival Ink: Jet Black
Talens Amsterdam Acrylics: Titanium White, Persian Rose, Yellowish Green
Dina Wakley Media Acrylic Paint: Blushing
Dylusions Paint: Cut Grass
Faber-Castell: PITT artist pen ‘big brush’ Permanent Green Olive
Ranger: Specialty Stamping Paper

Thanks for stopping by!

Anneke

Paint Splat Cards

Darkroom Door - Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Hi, it’s Belinda Spencer here today to share a set of cards featuring the Paint Splat Eclectic Stamp. This stamp just adds that perfect arty touch to your projects and eliminates the mess of using actual paints. Here I have used the stamp on three very different styles of cards; boy, arty and vintage.



Instructions:
1. Cut a piece of black cardstock measuring 10.5cm x 29cm. Fold in half to form the card base.
2. Cut a piece of smooth white cardstock measuring 10cm x 14cm. Apply the Brick Wall Background Stamp using Watering Can Archival Ink. Allow to dry. Use an ink blending tool to apply Hickory Smoke Distress Oxide. Ink the edges with Black Soot Distress Ink and stick down on the card base.
3. Stamp the Paint Splat on the ‘brick wall’ using a purple ink such as Hero Arts Neon Purple. Add more stamps from the Paint Splats Rubber Stamp Set as well as the Skater Rubber Stamp Set to create graffiti on the wall.
4. Stamp a boy from the Skater Rubber Stamp Set on some extra smooth white cardstock using Jet Black Archival Ink. Stamp again using Neon Blue and Neon Purple inks. Cut out the baseball cap stamped in blue and stick onto the image stamped in black. Carefully cut out the purple skateboard too and add to the black image. Fussy cut the whole black stamped image and add to the card front using 3D foam.
5. Stamp a sentiment on white cardstock using the Jet Black ink. Fussy cut and add to the card using 3D foam.


Supplies used:
Darkroom Door Paint Splat Eclectic Stamp
Darkroom Door Brick Wall Background Stamp
Darkroom Door Skater Rubber Stamp Set
Darkroom Door Paint Splats Rubber Stamp Set
Ranger Archival Ink: Jet Black, Watering Can
Distress Ink Black Soot
Distress Oxide Hickory Smoke
Hero Arts Neon Ink: Neon Blue, Neon Orange, Neon Pink, Neon Purple


Instructions:
1. Cut a piece of black cardstock measuring 14.5cm x 21cm. Fold in half to form the card base.
2. Cut a piece of smooth white cardstock measuring 10cm x 14cm. Place the Crackle Small Stencil over the top and apply Hero Arts Neon Inks in Neon Orange, Pink and Purple using an ink blending tool. Ink the edges with the Neon Purple and stick this piece onto the card base.
3. Cut a piece of extra white cardstock measuring 7cm x 10.5cm. Apply the Paint Splat Eclectic Stamp using Neon Pink ink. Apply more paint splats from the Paint Splats Rubber Stamp Set using the various neon inks. Use a Neon Yellow paint dauber to add your own paint splats. Allow to dry.
4. Stamp the Regal Frame Stamp onto extra white cardstock using embossing ink. Heat set with gold embossing powder. Cut out the centre of the frame and then fussy cut the outside. Stick down over the piece of art created in Step 3. Add the whole piece to the card front using 3D foam.
5. Stamp some sentiments and add to the framed art work.


Supplies used:
Darkroom Door Paint Splat Eclectic Stamp
Darkroom Door Regal Frame Stamp
Darkroom Door Mail Art Rubber Stamp Set
Darkroom Door Paint Splats Rubber Stamp Set
Darkroom Door Brushed Sentiments Rubber Stamp Set
Darkroom Door Small Stencil Crackle
Ranger Archival Ink Jet Black
Ranger Embossing Powder Princess Gold
Distress Embossing Ink
Hero Arts Neon Ink: Neon Orange, Neon Pink, Neon Purple
Hero Arts Neon Ink Dauber Neon Yellow


Instructions:
1. Cut a piece of black cardstock measuring 14.5cm x 21cm. Fold in half to form the card base.
2. Cut a piece of smooth white cardstock measuring 10cm x 14cm. Apply the French Script Background Stamp using Watering Can Archival Ink. Use an ink blending tool to apply Antique Linen Distress Ink. Ink the edges with the same ink. Dry the ink completely with a heat gun or leave overnight to ensure it is completely dry for the next step.
3. Apply the Paint Splat Eclectic Stamp to the inked piece from Step 2 using embossing ink. Heat set with black embossing powder. Apply other ink splats from the Paint Splats Rubber Stamp Set in the same way. Stick this piece down on the card base.
4. Stamp the postcard from the Correspondence Rubber Stamp Set on extra smooth white cardstock using Jet Black Archival Ink. Dry the ink with a heat gun. Use the ink blending tool to apply the Antique Linen ink. Cut out and add to the card front. 
5. Stamp the feather and pen nib from the Correspondence Rubber Stamp Set as well as the ink bottle. Use a contrasting colour for the feather. Dry the feather with a heat gun and then apply an ink splat over the top using the embossing ink. Heat set with the black embossing powder. Also stamp a bulldog clip and sentiments. Fussy cut all images and add to the card front. Use the Alphabet Medley Rubber Stamp Set to create your own sentiment for the card and stamp it in the same colour as the feather.


Supplies used:
Darkroom Door Paint Splat Eclectic Stamp
Darkroom Door French Script Background Stamp
Darkroom Door Alphabet Medley Rubber Stamp Set
Darkroom Door Paint Splats Rubber Stamp Set
Darkroom Door Correspondence Rubber Stamp Set
Darkroom Door Mail Art Rubber Stamp Set
Ranger Archival Ink: Jet Black, Watering Can
Ranger Embossing Powder Black Super Fine Detail
Distress Ink Antique Linen
Distress Embossing Ink
Hero Arts Ombre Ink Pool to Navy

Thanks so much for stopping by the blog today!

Cheers
Belinda

Darkroom Door & Karen Burniston Blog Hop

Darkroom Door - Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Hello! Welcome to the Darkroom Door & Karen Burniston Blog hop! 



We are so excited that you are joining us in what will be a very creative and inspirational blog hop! 20 artists have joined together to bring you projects using Darkroom Door stamps and Karen Burniston metal dies. Over the course of the hop, you will see so many different ways to combine these awesome products together. There'll be videos and step by step tutorials so you can create the projects yourself too!  
 

This is the first stop on the blog hop. At the bottom of this post you will see the entire list of participating artists. All of the posts are now live, so you can now hop from blog to blog to see all of the creative projects in your own time. Be sure to leave comments along the way, as you'll go in the draw to win a prize from either Darkroom Door or Karen Burniston! The more comments you leave, the more chances you have to win! 


If you ever lose your way along the hop or need to find which artist is next, please come back here to see the list of blogs and the direct links. 

So let's share our first project! This is a tag book by Rachel Greig


This project uses the #1023 Tag Book Pop Up die along with the Fine Butterflies and Fine Flowers Vol 2 stamp sets and Torn Text Background Stamp

The Tag Book Pop Up Die is such a fun die to use to create fun interactive cards! I thought it would be great to show you how to create it too, so you can watch the full step by step tutorial here in this video. 


  

Supplies used: 
Darkroom Door Stamp Sets: Fine Butterflies, Fine Flowers Vol 1, Orchids
Darkroom Door Background Stamp: Torn Text
Darkroom Door Stamping Blocks
Distress Oxide Ink Pads: Broken China, Worn Lipstick, Bundled Sage, Spiced Marmalade
Archival Ink Pad: Jet Black, Watering Can
Waterbrush 

I hope you have enjoyed this first project! 

Here is the list of participating artists in the hop: (click on their name to go to their blog post)

Darkroom Door / Rachel Greig <--- YOU ARE HERE





Frances Byrne



Shelly Hickox



Mary Prasad



Fran Sabad


Kelly Booth


 

Helen Cryer


 
And we can't have a blog hop without a GIVEAWAY!!!!! (now closed) 

Both Darkroom Door and Karen Burniston will be giving away a prize packs, with winners randomly chosen from ALL of the blog hop comments received by Sunday, July 29th, 2018. Lots of chances to win some goodies, so just leave a comment on this post or any other blog hop post to enter! 

***WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT***

Congratulations to: 

Ann Barnes commented on Darkroom Door Blog:
What a wonderful collaboration, the KB dies are a great way to showcase the amazing stamps. This tag book turned out awesome, I love the rich colors. 

Joy Meadows Commented on Autumn Clark's Blog:

Beautiful creations! Love the bird stamp set so much and the colors you used for them are just so pretty. the tag pop up is gorgeous, too.


Ann & Joy, please email info@darkroomdoor.com with your mailing address to claim your prize! 

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Your next stop on the blog hop is the Karen Burniston blog

Remember, if you find a link that doesn't work, you can always hop back here to the Darkroom Door blog for a complete list to all the blogs in the hop!

Hope you enjoy the creative inspiration! Thanks so much for joining us!

Arty Circles Stencilled Cards

Darkroom Door - Friday, July 20, 2018
Hi, it’s Anneke De Clerck here today to share 2 cards featuring the new Arty Circles stencil. On the first card I used the stencil to create a playful background. On the second card I combined the Arty Circles stencil with the matching Arty Circles Collage Stamp. 



Instructions


1. Put the Arty Circles Stencil on top of a card panel. Hold in place using tape. Apply Distress Oxide Inks through the stencil using a blending tool. Pick a different colour for each circle. Mask off the surrounding circles using post it notes.

2. Outline the circles with a white pen. 

3. Stamp the bird on a scrap of cardstock using Archival Ink Jet Black. Cut out and adhere to the card.

4. Stamp a sentiment from the Happy Birthday Sentiment Stamps in the right upper corner. 

5. Attach the card panel to a double card. Decorate with a small strip of orange washi tape.


Instructions

1. Ink up the Arty Circles Collage Stamp with Versamark ink and stamp on a cream-colored card panel. Heat emboss the print using WOW embossing powder Opaque Bright White. 

2. Put the Arty Circles Stencil on top of the stamped print and sponge through the stencil with Distress Oxide inks as described above. Leave the stencil in place and carefully remove the ink that landed on the embossed areas.

3. Die cut each word from the sentiment 5 x out of cream-colored cardstock. Glue the layers on top of each other. 

4. Attach the card panel to a double card and glue the 3D sentiment in place.


Supplies used: 
Darkroom Door Small Stencil - Arty Circles
Darkroom Door Arty Circles Collage Stamp
Darkroom Door Happy Birthday Sentiment Stamps
Darkroom Door Eclectic Stamp Robin
Distress Oxide Inks: Carved Pumpkin, Worn Lipstick, Wild Honey, Cracked Pistachio, Tattered Rose, Squeezed Lemonade, Antique Linen, Bundled Sage, Evergreen Bough
Archival Ink: Jet Black
Versamark Ink
WOW embossing powder: Opaque Bright White
Sizzix Tim Holtz Thinlits: Celebrate

Thanks for stopping by!

Anneke

Arty Triangles Small Stencil Card Set

Darkroom Door - Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Hello Darkroom Door fans! Belinda Spencer here with you today to share a sweet card set featuring the fabulous new Arty Triangles Small Stencil. My cards today demonstrate how perfectly the stencil works with the Arty Triangles Collage Stamp and how easy they are to use together.



Instructions:

1. Cut a piece of white cardstock measuring 14cm x 21cm. Fold in half to create the card base.

2. Cut a piece of smooth white cardstock measuring 10cm x 13.5cm. On a heat resistant craft sheet, press down some Distress Inks in various colours. Here I have used Picked Raspberry, Squeezed Lemonade and Wild Honey. Spritz the inks with water and then place your cardstock on top. Remove from the craft sheet swiping it a little as you remove the piece. Dry with a heat gun and reapply to the craft sheet until you are happy with the depth of colour and layers. Dry with a heat gun.

3. Apply the Arty Triangles Collage Stamp to this piece using Jet Black Ranger Archival Ink. Dry the ink with the heat gun. Place the Arty Triangles Small Stencil over the top making sure to line up perfectly. Secure in place with a little washi tape. Use an ink blending tool to apply Picked Raspberry ink over the top. Reapply until you are happy with the depth of colour. Remove the stencil. Stick this piece on the card base.

4. Use a 2” circle punch to punch a circle from smooth white cardstock. Apply the sheet music stamp from the Melody Rubber Stamp Set over the top using the Jet Black Ink. Dry with a heat gun. Ink the circle using the same inks as the card front in Step 2. Stick down on a bought paper doily or cut one yourself using a punch or die. Stick down on the card front.

5. Stamp a heart from the Hearts Rubber Stamp Set on smooth white cardstock using the Jet Black Ink. Fussy cut and add to the punched circle using 3D foam.

6. Stamp a cute bird from the Carved Birds Rubber Stamp Set using the Wild Honey ink. Fussy cut and add tail feathers using embroidery thread. Stamp the Arty Triangles Collage Stamp on smooth white cardstock again. Ink the triangles with the Picked Raspberry again using the stencil. Fussy cut a triangle to add to the carved bird as a wing. Stick the bird on the card front using 3D foam.

7. Stamp a balloon from the Party Time Rubber Stamp Set onto the extra cardstock using the Picked Raspberry and Jet Black inks. Also stamp the music note from the Melody set. Fussy cut both and add to the card. Stamp the sentiment from the Party Time stamp set using the Jet Black ink. Fussy cut and add to the card front using 3D foam.


Here’s another two cards I have created in the same style:




Supplies used:
Darkroom Door Arty Triangles Small Stencil
Darkroom Door Arty Triangles Collage Stamp
Darkroom Door Party Time Rubber Stamp Set
Darkroom Door Carved Birds Vol. 1 Rubber Stamp Set
Darkroom Door Hearts Rubber Stamp Set
Darkroom Door Melody Rubber Stamp Set
Archival Ink Jet Black
Distress Ink: Picked Raspberry, Squeezed Lemonade, Wild Honey

I hope you are feeling inspired to create your own projects using this fabulous stencil. Don’t forget to share your beautiful creations in the Darkroom Door Inspiration Group on Facebook.

Thanks for stopping by the blog today!

Belinda

Grid Texture Stamp Cards

Darkroom Door - Monday, July 16, 2018
Hi, Connie Mercer here with three cards using the Grid Texture Stamp. This stamp is so perfect to tuck behind an image. I love using it that way. Makes for a stunning focal point on the card.



Instructions: 
1. Sponge a background for the card base using two different colours of Archival ink and the Polka Dots Stencil.
2. Stamp leaves randomly around the card front. Stamp the Grid Texture Stamp in the centre of the card.
3. Stamp one of the large Garden Birds on white cardstock, and trim out. Shade the Garden Bird with Archival inks.
4. Stamp the sentiments, on a practice stamping of the Grid image. Trim out and adhere with foam squares for added dimension. Speckle with black ink or paint.

Supplies used:
Darkroom Door Grid Texture Stamp
Darkroom Door Stamp Sets: Garden Birds, All Occasions, Carved Leaves Vol.1
Darkroom Door Large Stencil: Polka Dots
Archival Ink: Potting Soil, Cobalt, Jet Black, Buttercup and Fern Green

For this next card I wanted to include the 6 Up Stencil in the design. This is what I came up with


1. Stamp the Boxes 6 upFrame Stamp on white cardstock. Line up the Boxes 6 Up Stencil over the lines. Using the Grid Texture stamp, stamp the image to the inside of each square.
One tip, keep the Grid Stamp straight, makes a difference if you want the grids to be uniform. 2. Stamp the Carved Birds into each grid square. Leaving one open for the sentiment. Mat on red cardstock and then the yellow card base.
3. Stamp sentiment on white cardstock and trim out. Adhere to empty square using foam squares, for added dimension.
4. Speckle with black ink or paint. Easy and so cute!!!

Supplies used:

Darkroom Door Texture Stamp: Grid
Darkroom Door Frame Stamp: Boxes 6 Up
Darkroom Door Stamp Sets: Brushed Sentiments, Carved Birds Vol. 1 & 2.
Darkroom Door Stencil: Boxes 6 Up
Archival Ink: Fern Green, Cobalt, Saffron, Red Geranium and Jet Black.

The next card is using some of the same stamp sets, just in a different way. 


1. Spray the front of the card base with Dylusions Ink Spray. Dab off excess ink and let dry or use heat tool to speed up drying time. Stamp the Grid Texture stamp in the centre of the card. Stamp the Carved Birds in a stacked position.
2. Stamp sentiment on white cardstock and trim out. Adhere between Carved Birds. This a go to style for me. Super fast card to create when you don't have much time. Speckle with black ink.

Supplies used:

Darkroom Door Texture Stamp: Grid
Darkroom Door Stamp Sets: Carved Birds Vol. 2, All Occasions.
Archival Ink: Jet Black, Cobalt and Red Geranium
Dylusions Ink Spray: Lemon Zest

Thanks for stopping by!

Connie Mercer

Butterfly Note Gift Tags

Darkroom Door - Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Hi, it’s Belinda Spencer here today to share a sweet set of gift tags featuring the stunning Butterfly Note Eclectic Stamp. These are really quick and easy gift tags so you can make up a whole bunch and have them ready to go for that special gift.
 


Instructions:
1. Take the largest tag stamp from the Tags Rubber Stamp Set and stamp onto some smooth white cardstock. Stamp several in the same colour or use a variety of pretty Archival Ink colours. Here I have used Aquamarine, Cactus Flower, Chrome Yellow, Magenta Hue and Viridian Archival Inks. NOTE: When using a variety of colours, start with the lightest colour first and clean the stamp between each colour to avoid corrupting the colour.

2. Cut out the tags and ink the edges with the same coloured ink. Cut out the hole at the top of each tag. Using the same coloured ink, apply the French Script Background Stamp over the top of the tag. Also add a Paint Splat using the same ink. Add a length of jute or ribbon at the top.

3. Stamp the Butterfly Note Eclectic Stamp using the same ink/s. Fussy cut the butterfly and add to the tag using glue just under the body of the butterfly. 

4. Using the same ink again, stamp the ‘To’ and ‘From’ from the Tags Rubber Stamp Set as well as some stars from the Stars Rubber Stamp Set. Cut out each and add to the tag.





Supplies used:
Darkroom Door Butterfly Note Eclectic Stamp
Darkroom Door Paint Splat Eclectic Stamp
Darkroom Door French Script Background Stamp
Darkroom Door Tags Rubber Stamp Set
Darkroom Door Stars Rubber Stamp Set
Ranger Archival Ink: Aquamarine, Cactus Flower, Chrome Yellow, Magenta Hue, Viridian

Thanks so much for stopping by the blog today!

Cheers

Belinda