Hello, I have a fun and slightly textured birthday card to share with you today, although this could be for any occasion. I wanted to try the Nuvo Embellishment mousse through a stencil to create a textured background. For this card I am working on Ranger watercolour card and using a Heidi Swapp stencil.
Stenciling With Mousse
I used the blending sponges by Nuvo to pick up the colour and ‘rub’ it through the stencil. Mother of Pearl on the top half of the card and Spring Green for the bottom half of the card. Removing my stencil straight away and took it to my sink to wash along with the blending tools and left this panel to dry.
While my stenciled piece was drying I added some colour to another piece of watercolour card with Tumbled Glass and Shabby Shutters Distress ink and a mini foam blending tool. Then I heat embossed my sentiment onto a strip of vellum. The sentiment is stamped with Versafine Onyx black ink and used Clear embossing powder.
When the stenciled piece had dried, I die cut it was a gorgeous postage stamp die by Avery Elle. I trimmed this piece to 9x12cm and die cut the smaller frame from this set with my die cutting machine. Keeping all the pieces so I could create an inlay diecut focal panel. To hide the adhesive behind the vellum I folded over both ends and adhered them to the back of the inner panel. Placing all the diecuts together on my distress inked background, so everything would be centered and adhered the inner panel and outside frame flat to the card.
Finishing The Card
Finally I trimmed some foam tape into small strips to get the postage stamp frame some dimension on this card. I added this to a standard sized card base and finished by adding some pearl gems as embellishments.
What do you think of this card? Which sentiment would you use for this Embellishment Mousse textured card?
Want to find these supplies?
Avery Elle Postage Stamp
Concord and 9th Many Mandala
Tonic Nuvo Embellishment Mousse – Mother of Pearl and Spring Green
Heidi Swapp Chevron
Tim Holtz Distress Ink – Tumbled Glass and Shabby Shutters
Versafine Onyx Black
Stix 2 Tape Runner
3M Scotch Foam Tape
Ranger Craft Mat
Ranger Mini Ink Blending Tool
Sizzix Big Shot Diecutting Machine
Cuttlebug Diecutting Machine
Fiskars A4 Trimmer
Tonic Tim Holtz Guillotine
Lawn Fawn Acrylic Blocks