Lemon Squeezy Background Stamping

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Hello, Janet here with an easy way to make a background on your cards using three stamps from the Hugs Stamp Set by Concord & 9th.



I made a card base using bazzill cardstock , scored this in half, and trimmed a card front using watercolour card to 5.5″ x 4.25″.


Background Stamping

On an acrylic block I placed the lemon stamp from Hugs stamp set by Concord & 9th and started randomly stamping over the watercolour with jet black archival ink. I used the half lemon stamp and the juice slashes to fill in any spaces.



I used Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers to colour the slices of lemons in, and also around the lemons and the juice splashes. The colours are named in the supply list below.



On a piece of printable vellum I stamped the sentiment ‘Consider yourself Freshly Squeezed’ from
the same stamp set with versafine onyx black ink and covered with clear embossing powder and heat set. I adhered this vellum strip to the lemon panel – adding some adhesive at the back, so it won’t be visible.  The full panel was then adhered to the card base with liquid glue. I placed a few gems in the centre of the juice slashes to add some sparkle.



What is your favourite fruit that you could use with this stamp set?


The list of supplies I used to create this card are listed and linked below and are available from our online shop.

Bazzill Card base 5.5 x 4.25

Watercolour Card  by Ranger 5.5 x 4.25

Hugs Stamp Set by Concord & 9th

Archival Jet Black ink by Ranger

Versafine Oynx Black ink

Clear Embossing powder by American Crafts

Yellow, Light Blue Clean Colour Real Brush Markers by Zig

Tombow Liquid Glue

Acrylic Blocks by Lawn Fawn

Printable Vellum

Tape Runner by Stiks2

Gems from stash

All these products are available from www.thelittlepapertree.com
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