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A Big Thanks Diamond Card by Chris

Hello from Designer Chris! THANKS for stopping by! I have to tell you, this new A Big Thanks stamp set, part of Sparkle N Sprinkle's November 2018 reveal, is simply amazing. What a GORGEOUS stamp set. I love big bold sentiments, and this one DELIVERS! Let's check it out.


Supply List:

Sparkle N Sprinkle A Big Thanks stamp set [00-928P8]
Sparkle N Sprinkle Pink Fizz glitter [GM2050]
Nuvo Smooth Precision Glue Pen [206N]
Nuvo Sea Siren Diamond Hybrid Ink Pads [81N]
Nuvo Tropical Fruits Diamond Hybrid Ink Pads [80N]
Nuvo Copper Penny Crystal Drops [654N]
Nuvo Simply White Crystal Drops [651N]
Nuvo White Blizzard Crystal Drops [758N]
Tonic Mixed Edge Diamond Layering Basics Die Set [1458e]
Tonic Mixed Edge Rectangle Layering Basics Die Set [1457e]
Photo Play Paper Crane Collection Pack [PC8804]
Sparkle N Sprinkle Clear Detail embossing powder [EP280]
Tonic Tim Holtz Stamp Platform [1707e]
Tonic Tangerine machine [138e]
Tonic 12" Wide Base Craft Guillotine [454a]
Tonic Easy Clean Craft Mat [1514e]


I started out by die cutting a bunch of diamond shapes, from the Photo Play Paper Crane Collection Pack, and the Tonic Tangerine die cutting machine, using the Mixed Edge Diamond Layering Basics Die Set. I cut a bunch of diamond shapes, then arranged them on a card base, and trimmed off all the pieces that went past the edge. After adhering them to the card base, I rolled on some Nuvo Smooth Precision Glue Pen around one of the diamond shapes, and sprinkled on some Pink Fizz glitter. I also squeezed on some Nuvo Simply White crystal drops in the corner, and Copper Penny crystal drops at some of the intersections of the diamonds. I also die cut additional layers using the Mixed Edge Rectangle Layering Basics Die and layered these all together along with the card base. 


I stamped out the sentiment, using my Tonic Tim Holtz Stamp Platform. I loaded up the stamp into the stamp platform, and then inked up part of the stamp with Panama Rose hybrid ink, and then Spring Heather, and then Polar Ice. I inked up just a few letters of each color, to have an effect of multiple colors for the whole stamp. Once I had the ink colors stamped, I cleaned off my stamp, inked it again with Versamark ink, and then stamped it again, over the colored ink. I sprinkled on Clear Detail embossing powder and heat set it. This made the ink colors shiny and sparkly! Then, I fussy cut the sentiment and cut a frame for it too. I layered these together, popped them up, and adhered them to the card base. I also squeezed on a few drops of White Blizzard crystal drops along the letters too.


For more card tutorials, please click on my blog, Puppy Kisses and Paper Dreams.


I love this big bold thanks sentiment. I definitely can use it for tons of cards and look forward to all the fun and creative things I can do with it.


Thanks for stopping by. Have a magical day!




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