Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Chalkboard and a tag

While surfing Pinterest, I saw a cute card with a chalkboard background that caught my eye. The card, made by Kim Bell, was so simple, I just had to CASE it! Kim used a totally different stamp set, with an outlined image snowman stamp. I loved the look, but I only had a solid image snowman (of course). It always works like that, doesn't it? Well, I decided to make my solid image stamp an outlined image stamp, and I love how it turned out!


snow day stampin up tag

I used my Basic Black Stampin' Write marker to ink up the very outside of the image. I did the same with the carrot nose. I wanted the images to look hand drawn. For the chalkboard background I sponged Whisper White craft ink onto Basic Black card stock, and then stamped the snowflakes in the same ink.

Stampin' Supplies:

  • Stamp Set: Snow Day

  • Paper:

    • Whisper White card stock - 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", and 2" x 4"

    • Soft Sky card stock - 4" x 5 1/4"

    • Basic Black card stock - 3 3/4" x 5"

    • Crumb Cake card stock, scrap

  • Ink:

    • Whisper White craft ink

    • Basic Black Stampin' Write Marker

  • Tools and Accessories:

    • Big Shot Die Cutting Machine

    • Finishing Touches Edgelits

    • 1/8" hole punch

    • Baker's Twine

    • Linen Thread

    • Stampin' Sponges

    • Stampin' Dimensionals

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  1. You made me like that dirty little snowman!!!

  2. I didn't like him in the beginning either! Glad I could make you see his cuteness!