Letter It™ Thinking of You Card by Laura Volpes

Follow Laura Volpes as she shows you how to make a beautiful gilded & blended background for this card using Wendy Vecchi, Letter It & Tim Holtz products.



Letter It Thinking of you Card Step 1

Step 1:  Stamp images from the Autumn Greetings Stamp Set on Tim Holtz Distress® Watercolor Cardstock. Use Letter It™ Embossing Pad and stamp the images in a random pattern, trying to cover the entire panel. Heat emboss with Gold Embossing powder. Blend Distress Oxide Inks in Aged Mahogany, Crackling Campfire, and Wild Honey to create a radial gradient. 



Letter It Thinking of You Card Step 2

Step 2:  Work on the sentiment. Stamp the word “you” from the Letter It Loves Stamp Set on a kraft tag using Archival Ink in Vintage Photo. Heat emboss with Clear Embossing Ink. Stamp greetings from the Letter It™ It's The Little Things Stamp Set with Archival Ink in Black Soot.  Cut the cardstock into thin strips to obtain sentiment banners. 



Letter It Thinking of You Card Step 3

Step 3: Stamp images from the Autumn Greetings stamp set on Tim Holtz watercolor cardstock. Watercolor them with Distress Oxides and a Ranger Artist Brush. Use Carved Pumpkin and Vintage Photo for the pumpkin and Vintage Photo, Ground Espresso, and Frayed Burlap for the acorn. 



Letter It Thinking of You Card Step 4

Step 4: Decorate the tag. Add droplets with Distress Oxides in Carved Pumpkin and Wild Honey. Run some bakers twine in the lower section and secure it to the back of the tag with some tape. Thread some more twine through the tag's eyelet. Glue the sentiment strips with Multi Medium to complete the greeting. 



Letter It Thinking of You Card Step 5

Step 5:  Adhere everything to the card base, raising both the tag and the images with some foam tape. 



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