Hello there. I’m back for another week as guest designer at Just Us Girls (JUGS) for their Trend Week challenge #544 Long and Skinny.
Started by stamping the elephant on the left with Memento Tuxedo Black ink on a scrap of X-Press It cardstock. Used the reverse image stamping technique to create the facing elephant on the right. Here’s a video tutorial from Jennifer McGuire showing how. Coloured with Copic Sketch markers then fussy cut them out.
Next, the slimline stitched panel was die cut from Bristol paper. Seedless Preserves and Spun Sugar distress oxide inks (DOx) were blended on with blender brushes for the background. Spritz with water and blot with a paper towel to give it texture.
Repeated the blending / spritzing on a scrap of Bristol paper before die cutting each letter three times from it and stacking them for dimension. A little disclaimer... so bummed I lost the letter “P” 😢 so I ended up modifying the letter ‘R” to resolve this situation. Can you tell? 😂 The sentiment from the same set was white heat embossed on a scrap of black cardstock. Assembled the card onto a 8.5”x3.5” white card base. Doodled in the stars and dots with a white gel pen and added clear shimmer on the letters to finish.
My second slimline card ever and it was so much fun. Come and join us this week with your take on long and skinny. For more inspirations from the wonderful JUGS team, click HERE. Can’t wait to see what you come up with. Thank you for dropping by. Enjoy your weekend.
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