Welcome back to Fairystampland. Today I
have a really innovative card design to share with you. The inspiration
for this card came to me one night when I was flipping through my
wonderful collection of LDRS Creative dies
. My eye stopped on the Jubilee Magical Slider
set. I knew I wanted to make a horizontal scene merging the Mountains
and Tree Line
Stamps together. So when I spotted the scalloped slider die from the
Jubilee set I began planing with it and here is what I came up with.
To create this extra long card (It will
fit into a business size envelope). I used masking and a stamp
positioning tool. Here is how I did it.
Step 1: Below shows a close up of the
scalloped rectangle die that caught my eye. This has a score mark in the
middle for when using it as intended (in the Jubilee Slider Card
design) but for this all I am using is this one die. I simply cut a base
card in white to fit just inside the scalloped die so the blue would
nicely border the scene.
Step 2: I next placed the white piece
into my stamp positioning tool and stamped the tree line stamp. As you
can see below the stamp is not long enough to cover the entire width of
the white paper. So I created a mask by stamping the tree line stamp
onto a piece of LDRS Masking Paper
and I fussy cut it out before applying it as shown below. Once the
first stamped image is masked off you can continue stamping the rest of
the scene's length. The stamp positioning tool really helped with this
This shows the stamping on the extended portion over the mask covering the first stamped image.
Step 3: Next I lined up the bottom of the
mountain stamp just below the lowest tree. This way the line from the
mountains stamp would not show since the masking would cover it. I hope
by the below picture you can see what I mean.
Step 4: The magic begins when you remove the mask :-)
Step 5: Next use a alcohol marker friendly pen to fill in the gaps left between the two stamps.
Close up of the gaps ~
Step 6: Color using your favorite
coloring techniques. I then Trimmed the section out and used it to cover
the blue pattered paper from the Arctic Paper 6x6" Paper Pack.
Step 7: Last but not least use a little
glitter on the tops of your mountain peaks and on the snowy areas on the
trees. I used a glitter pen. Here is a close up of the outcome.
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