Simon Hurley create. Santa Claus Card by Lieschen Harshbarger
Simon Hurley create. Santa Claus Card by Lieschen Harshbarger

Simon Hurley create. Santa Claus Card by Lieschen Harshbarger

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Cards | Christmas | Holiday | Simon Hurley create.

Lieschen Harshbarger shows you how to create a beautiful blended and layered background using Simon Hurley Dye Inks & Lunar Paste to make this stunning card.

 

Instructions 

Hi, crafty friends! I had so much fun making this Christmas card using Simon Hurley’s Christmas Silhouettes stamp set and Stitched Snowflakes background stamp. I also used some of my favorite color combos from Simon Hurley’s growing ink collection. I hope you have fun learning from this tutorial! 

 

Simon Hurley create Santa Claus Card Step 1

Step 1: Create an A2 card base out of Stark White Cardstock. Cut the 8½ x 11 cardstock at 5½ and then score at 4¼. Cut another piece measuring 4 x 5¼.  

 

 

Simon Hurley create Santa Claus Card Step 2

Step 2: On the 4 x 5¼ cardstock panel, color blend the background with Breakup Blue and Prom Queen inks from Simon Hurley. Then use Midnight Snack and Crown Me around the edges of the front panel.  

 

 

Simon Hurley create Santa Claus Card Step 3

Step 3: Apply a thin layer of Clear Skies Lunar Paste onto Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Cardstock Black Matte. Then stamp Simon Hurley create. Background Stamp Stitched Snowflakes onto the Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Cardstock Black Matte. This cardstock can be put aside for later use. Whatever is left of the Lunar Paste on the Stitched Snowflakes stamp, lightly spritz some water onto the stamp, and stamp it onto the front panel that was inked from Step 2. 

 

 

Simon Hurley create Santa Claus Card Step 4

Step 4: After the Lunar Paste has dried on the front panel, apply some Taffy Liquid Pearls on the center of the snowflakes. 

 

 

Simon Hurley create Santa Claus Card Step 5

Step 5: Trim a piece of pearlescent vellum to 2¼ x 5¼ and heat emboss one of the images from Simon Hurley’s Christmas Silhouettes stamp set using Emboss It Ink Pad Clear, Embossing Powder Super Fine White, and the Ranger Heat It Craft Tool. 

 

 

Simon Hurley create Santa Claus Card Step 6

Step 6: Tape each end of the vellum with Letter It Double Stick Tape and tape the vellum piece around the front panel cardstock. 

 

 

Simon Hurley create Santa Claus Card Step 7

Step 7: Trim a piece of Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Cardstock Black Matte measuring around 4 x 5¼. Glue this piece to the card base using Wendy Vecchi Perfect Card Adhesive. 

 

Simon Hurley create Santa Claus Card Step 8

Step 8: Tape the front panel using White Adhesive Foam Tape and glue it to the card base. 

 

 

Simon Hurley create Santa Claus Card Step 9

Step 9: Heat emboss a sentiment from Simon Hurley’s Christmas Silhouettes stamp set on a piece of Tim Holtz Alcohol Ink Cardstock Black Matte and glue it to the card panel using Letter It Clear Foam Roll Tape. 

 

 


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