Non-traditional New Years Cards with Dana

Happy new year, everyone!
This is Dana here. I’m so thrilled to share my cards on this blog as Krumspring dream team!

Today, I made non traditional new year cards using happy colors and encouraging sentiments. Let’s get started!

To start, I die cut scalloped rectangle from watercolor paper. I did some masking to stamp the background except the scallop part.

I then stamped background image using watermark ink and heat embossed it with white embossing powder. After ink blending the background with  distress inks, I splattered some water and white acrylic paint using mini mister and paint brush.

Next, I stamped toucan image 2 times onto the watercolor paper using Versafine Onyx black. I trimmed wing from one and glued it to other toucan. I colored toucan with Peerless watercolors. To give it a highlight, I used white gel pen.

For clover, I stamped it using distress inks 2 times and brushed image smoothly using waterbrush. I also added sparkles to the clover using Wink of stella brush.

I then white heat embossed the sentiment on the black card stock and cut it out with banner die.

To finish, I foam mounted all elements and embellished clear sequins.

[ Supplies I used for card 1 ]

Background : One triangle at a time stamp set

Bird, clover, sentiment : Tou-can do it stamp set

For second card, I started by stamping geometry images using lots of dye inks onto the white card stock. Do you know ‘Greenery’ is the color of 2017 by Pantone? I used that color on my main hexagon image.

Other colors are inspired from Pantone 2017 spring colors, too. After inking, I stamped sentiments using Versafine Onyx black.

Lastly, I added various patterns using white gel pen to the geometry images. I love how them turned out. I then glued inked panel to the white card base.

[ Supplies I used for card 2 ]

Geometry images : Geometry stamp set

Small dot : Happiness overload stamp set

Sentiment : You rock! stamp set (You rock!),

Shoot for the moon stamp set (There is no one like you)












Thank you so much for stopping by today! Hope you enjoy these cards.


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