Wednesday, September 9, 2015

I Brake For White Crayon Sunflowers

Hi everybody!

Regina here.... I needed to make a birthday card for someone and I love to make Fall cards for people who have birthdays in September.  I love this stamp set from I Brake For Stamps called Bubble Wrap, Lattice and Flowers.  This stamp set has so many possibilities!!! 

I made a card using the lattice stamp as the background and colored the sunflower with copics recently.  I wanted to show another way to use this sunflower stamp.  I did the White Crayon Technique. 

The White Crayon Technique is very simple.  All you do is stamp your image, I used Memento Black Tuxedo and I randomly stamped the sunflower on some white card stock.  Then I colored the petals of the sunflowers with a white crayon and it doesn't have to be perfect.  Next I sponged a few Tim Holtz Distress Inks all over this piece of card stock.  The colors I used will be listed below.  Then you take a paper towel and rub over the card stock and it will wipe most of the ink off of the petals and leave the white crayon.  That's all there is to it.  It's just another technique to give a different look to your stamps.  I find myself always coloring with copics the normal yellows and oranges.  

I embossed that orange looking card stock with one of the new We R Memory Keepers Next Level Embossing Folders called Woven.  They are 6x6 so I love the size and there are lines on the inside so you can line your card stock up correctly.  You get the deepest emboss with these, they are beautiful.  There are a few different ones and 2 to a set.  Here's a link to Amazon for the  Woven Embossing Folders.  They are very reasonably priced too.  Less than $10 for 2.  You will love them!  
I cut out the Happy Birthday To You with a Lawn Fawn die called Happy Birthday Border die.  I used card stock for the brown words and fun foam for birthday to pop it up a little.  I wanted the word birthday to stand out so I made it white to match the sunflower petals. I used a Wink of Stella Clear pen and went over the words and the centers of the sunflowers to give just a little sparkle.  I used some brown twine and added a little sunflower charm.  

List of Supplies Used:

  • Gina K Designs white, chocolate brown, and tomato soup card stock and the middle layer that is a mustard golden yellow came in a pack of an assortment called Sun Kissed Autumn.
  • W R Memory Keepers Next Level Embossing Folder, Woven
  • Tim Holtz Distress Inks:  Ripe Persimmon, Crushed Olive, Rusty Hinge and Mustard Seed
  • Fun Foam
  • Lawn Fawn Happy Birthday Border die
  • Pop Dots
  • American Craft Brown Twine
  • Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Pen
  • Sunflower Charm from my stash
  • White Crayon 
  • Tombo Dot Runner Adhesive

I hope you'll try the White Crayon Technique.  Did I inspire you to run to your craft room and make a Fall Card?  Check out  I Brake For Stamps.  There are over 4,000 stamps and digis as well and weekly 50% off specials.  

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 Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

Regina I Brake For Stamps Design Team Member

1 comment:

  1. Very cute Regina , love the technique and the woven folder is a perfect match , I love the texture it adds .