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Simon Hurley You Inspire Me Card by Lieschen Harshbarger

Simon Hurley You Inspire Me Card by Lieschen Harshbarger

By: Ranger |

Cards | DIY | Simon Hurley create.

Brighten up someone's day with this inspiring card! In this tutorial, Lieschen Harshbarger uses stamps and stencils from the Simon Hurley create. latest release to create a colorful design. 

 

Instructions

Hello crafty friends! I hope all of you had a wonderful Holiday Season and a Happy New Year. Today, I’m very excited to share with you a simple card I made using stamps and stencils from Simon Hurley’s latest release. I hope this tutorial gives you some inspiration to do something fun and creative!

 

Simon Hurley You Inspire Me Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 1

Step 1: Create an A2 card base out of Stark White Cardstock. Cut the 8½ x 11 cardstock down to 4¼ x 11. Then score at 5½. Cut another piece measuring 4 x 5¼ to be your front panel. 

 

Simon Hurley You Inspire Me Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 2

Step 2: Use the 5x6 stamping block to stamp the Flowering Mandala image on the front panel. Then heat emboss it with Liquid Platinum embossing powder. 

 

Simon Hurley You Inspire Me Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 3

Step 3: After the stamped image is heat embossed, use one of the layers that has the octagon opening from the Flowering Mandala stencil to only color the middle with the Prom Queen ink pad. 

 

Simon Hurley You Inspire Me Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 4

Step 4: Next, use another layer from the Flowering Mandala stencil that has the “flower” opening and use the octagon layer to cover what was inked in step 3. Then use Clear Skies ink to color the “flower” opening. 

 

Simon Hurley You Inspire Me Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 5

Step 5: Now use one of the larger stencils from the Flowering Mandala stencil set to ink the last piece using the Shooting Star ink. 

 

Simon Hurley You Inspire Me Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 6

Step 6: Once the Flowering Mandala is colored, glue the front panel to the card base with Wendy Vecchi Make Art Perfect Card Adhesive. 

 

Simon Hurley You Inspire Me Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 7

Step 7: Heat emboss one of the sentiments from the Succulents Stamp Set on Tim Holtz Distress Black Heavystock using White Super Fine Detail embossing powder. 

 

Simon Hurley You Inspire Me Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 8

Step 8: Add foam adhesive to the back of the sentiment and tape it to the center of the Flowering Mandala. 

 

Simon Hurley You Inspire Me Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Step 9

Step 9: To add more color and embellishment, use Key Lime, Sunflower, and Dazzle liquid pearls on different areas of the Flowering Mandala. 

 

Simon Hurley You Inspire Me Card by Lieschen Harshbarger Finished Project

Step 10: Your card is done! Just pair it with a matching envelope and it is ready to be sent to a loved one to remind them how much they inspire you!