It's Designer Jess here today and I have another sweet SparkleNSprinkle Card to share with you, once again featuring the "Hello Foxy" Stamp Set! Remember how I used my foxes last time? Well, I used another little guy to create this card.
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Let's get crafting!
I started by watercoloring my stamped image. I stamped the fox with Versamark Ink and heat embossed with Black Detail Embossing Powder. I used the Nuvo Aqua Flow Pens to water color. I love to create my own palette using my clear blocks! I simply color a little bit of the pen onto the block and then use an regular Aqua Flow Water Brush to paint and blend! I find I get better control and blending of colors this way.
Once my fox was all painted, I added Twinkling Clouds Flocking using Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive to make his white "fur". :)
Let's get talking about that background! I just fell in love with the English Lace Craft Perfect Paper - it's just sooo pretty! I wanted to show it off , so I just cut a background piece of it and left it pretty much plain!
Next, I decided I wanted to create a sort of "brick wall" for the foxy to be sitting in front of, all forlorn. I used a piece of metallic silver paper I had in my stash, but the Nuvo Chrome Silver Mirror Cardstock would have been perfect for this! I cut a piece and ran it through my Big Shot using a "brick pattern" embossing folder.
Next, I inked the entire surface with Versamark Ink and sprinkled on Checkers Super Thick Embossing Powder (don't mind the old label with the wrong name in the pic ;). I heat set it from beneath while holding it with tweezers. You want to heat set the super thick powders from the bottom to avoid them flying all over the place! Isn't it pretty?
Next up, I created the oval behind the little fox. I used the same mirror foil paper and die cut one out using the Tonic Studios Mixed Edge Oval Die Set. I also ran it through the Big Shot using the Filigree Affections Embossing Folder.
I adhered it to the background using Tear-ific Tape! :) All assembly of layers used the always amazing Tear-ific Tape - it's just the BEST!!!
Finally, I stamped my sentiment on a piece of white cardstock and embossed with Copper Peddler Embossing Powder. I really am digging the copper this month!!
This is a standard A2 sized card - so assembly was a snap! All the layers were adhered with 1/4" Tear-ific Tape. I tied a bit of string around the sentiment and added a metal bow paper clip for some extra wow factor. Finally, Nuvo Crystal Drops in Ivory Seashell were delicately applied to the lace background, corners and "brick" wall.