Hello Spring Distress Oxide Card by Bobbi Smith

Tim Holtz Distress® Oxides®: Twisted Citron, Mowed Lawn, Peeled Paint, Forest Moss, Evergreen Bough, Broken China, Mermaid Lagoon, Worn Lipstick, Picked Raspberry, Shaded Lilac, Wilted Violet, Walnut Stain, Carved Pumpkin, Ripe Persimmon, Mustard Seed, Fossilized Amber Tim Holtz Distress® Ink: Pumice Stone, Walnut Stain Tim Holtz Distress® Collage Medium: Matte Tim Holtz Distress® Watercolor Cardstock Tim Holtz Detail Waterbrush Tim Holtz Distress® Blending Brush Tim...

Instructions

Hi everyone, Bobbi here. I’m so happy to be with you today! I thought I would share a fun dimensional “Hello” Springtime Funky Floral card tutorial with you, featuring Distress Oxide Inks.

Hello Spring Distress Oxide Card by Bobbi Smith Step 1

Step 1: Die cut several flowers and leaves from the Funky Floral Thinlits.

Hello Spring Distress Oxide Card by Bobbi Smith Step 2

Step 2: Gather several different colors of Distress Oxide Inks. The colors I used are Twisted Citron, Mowed Lawn, Peeled Paint, Forest Moss, Evergreen Bough, Broken China, Mermaid Lagoon, Worn Lipstick, Picked Raspberry, Shaded Lilac, Wilted Violet, Walnut Stain, Carved Pumpkin, Ripe Persimmon, Mustard Seed and Fossilized Amber. Apply Distress Oxide Inks directly to Non-Stick Craft Sheet.

Hello Spring Distress Oxide Card by Bobbi Smith Step 3

Step 3: Pick up ink with Waterbrush and color Funky Florals Leaves. Dry with Heat Tool between layers and colors.

Hello Spring Distress Oxide Card by Bobbi Smith Step 4

Step 4: Run a sheet of Distress Watercolor Cardstock thru a die cut machine using the Lumber 3D Texture Fades Embossing Folder. Spritz a little water on each side of watercolor cardstock before embossing and run thru 3 times to really get that great texture. Dry cardstock with Heat Tool. Cut 1 plank down to 1 inch for a sentiment border.

Hello Spring Distress Oxide Card by Bobbi Smith Step 5

Step 5: Ink edges of flowers and leaves with Walnut Stain Distress Ink and a Blending Tool with Foam for shading.

Hello Spring Distress Oxide Card by Bobbi Smith Step 6

Step 6: Assemble flowers and leaves using Distress Collage Medium Matte. Let dry.

Hello Spring Distress Oxide Card by Bobbi Smith Step 7

Step 7: Apply Broken China Distress Oxide to a sheet of Distress Watercolor Cardstock using a Distress Blending Brush, swirling color concentrating color towards center.

Hello Spring Distress Oxide Card by Bobbi Smith Step 8

Step 8: Place the lumber plank down center of panel as a guide (do not glue down yet). Start adhering flowers and leaves using a combination of Distress Collage Medium Matte and small pieces of Ranger Letter It Black Adhesive Foam.

Hello Spring Distress Oxide Card by Bobbi Smith Step 9

Step 9: Tie a bow to corrugated lumber plank border using Eclectic Elements Craft Thread. Then attach to floral card panel with adhesive foam.

Hello Spring Distress Oxide Card by Bobbi Smith Step 10

Step 10: Die Cut the inside portion “hello” from black classic kraft cardstock using the Cut Words #2 Thinlits Set. Then attach to right side of corrugated border, using Distress Collage Medium Matte.

Hello Spring Distress Oxide Card by Bobbi Smith Step 11

Step 11: Then attach to lumber plank border, using Distress Collage Medium Matte. Assemble an A2 kraft card base and attach card front to base. This is such a fun whimsical spring card to make, I hope you give it a try!

 

 

 

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