Simon Hurley create. Sending Sunshine by Laura Volpes
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Simon Hurley create. Sending Sunshine by Laura Volpes

Simon Hurley create. Sending Sunshine by Laura Volpes

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Cards | Simon Hurley create.

Keep the summer vibes going a little longer with this bright card by Laura Volpes. Follow along with Laura as she shows you how she uses the Simon Hurley create. Scene Maker stencil and Road Trip Clear stamps to create this fun sending sunshine and hugs card.

Instructions

SHC Sending Sunshine Step 1

Step 1: Create your card background using the Simon Hurley create. Luau Background Stamp. Stamp the pattern on a sheet of White Perfect Cardstock by Wendy Vecchi using Simon Hurley Create Ink in the color Prom Queen.

SHC Sending Sunshine Step 2

Step 2: Start working on the scene background. Trim a sheet of White Perfect Cardstock by Wendy Vecchi to 5"x3.75" and create a grassy border with the Scene Maker Stencil by Simon Hurley create. Secure the stencil to your card panel using the magnets in the Wendy Vecchi 7" MAKE ART Stay-tion and add color with Simon Hurley create. Ink in the color Sike!. Use a Distress® Blending Brush for a softer look.

SHC Sending Sunshine Step 3

Step 3: Add clouds to the sky with the cloud border in the Scene Maker Stencil by Simon Hurley create. Blend Simon Hurley Ink in the color Remember Me using a Distress® Blending Brush. Start from the top of your panel and move your way downwards.

SHC Sending Sunshine Step 4

Step 4: Shift the stencil and flip it around to get more variation in your cloud shapes. Continue blending until the whole sky area is filled with puffy clouds!

SHC Sending Sunshine Step 5

Step 5: Stamp images from the Simon Hurley create. Road Trip Stamp Set on Distress® Watercolor Cardstock using Archival Ink™ in the color Jet Black. Watercolor them using Simon Hurley create. and Wendy Vecchi Blendable Dye Inks.

These are the colors used for this card:

  • Palm Trees: Wendy Vecchi Fern Green and Potting Soil Inks.
  • Airplane: Simon Hurley create. Remember Me, Rosy Cheeks, Slippery When Wet, Traffic Cone and Prom Queen Inks. Wendy Vecchi Watering Can and Violet Inks

Once done coloring, fussy cut the images with some scissors.

SHC Sending Sunshine Step 6

Step 6: Stamp one of the sentiments from the Simon Hurley create. Road Trip Stamp Set using Slippery When Wet and Archival Jet Black inks. Adhere all the elements together, raising the scene panel and the airplane with foam tape for extra dimension. Add Crystal Stickles to a few areas of the airplane image and mist the card with a solution of water and Perfect Pearls for even more shimmer!

 

 


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