Spring Chicken Friendship Card by Jess Francisco

Make this egg-cellent card for a friend! Follow along as Jess Francisco uses Simon Hurley create. Spring Chicken stamp and Funky Chevron background stamp to make a fun friendship card just in time for Easter.

Simon Hurley create. Background Stamp Funky Chevron 
Simon Hurley create. Photopolymer Stamp Spring Chicken
Archival Ink™ Pads Jet Black
Ranger Heat It™ Craft Tool 
Tim Holtz Distress® Sprayer 
Simon Hurley create. Dye Ink Pad GRRR! 
Simon Hurley create. Dye Ink Pad Woof! 
Simon Hurley create. Acrylic Stamping Blocks 
Dina Wakley Media Brushes 
Letter It™ White Foam Roll Tape 
Embossing Powder Super Fine White 
Ranger Anti-Static Pouch 
Ranger Watermark Resist Ink 
Letter It™ Black Cardstock 
Simon Hurley create. Stark White Cardstock 
Other:
Paper Trimmer 
Scissors





 

Instructions 

 Spring Chicken Friendship Card by Jess Francisco Step 1

Step 1: Apply Ranger Jet Black Archival ink directly to the lowest portion of the Simon Hurley Funky Chevron Background Stamp. Stamp on the bottom of a piece of white cardstock measuring 4” x 5.25”. 

 

Spring Chicken Friendship Card by Jess Francisco Step 2

Step 2: Apply Simon Hurley Dye Ink 'Woof!' to the second section of the Funky Chevron stamp set. Stamp just above the portion stamped in step 1. 

 

Spring Chicken Friendship Card by Jess Francisco Step 3

Step 3: For the third section, apply Simon Hurley 'Woof!' ink, but before stamping, spritz the stamp with a little water using the Distress Sprayer. Then stamp just above the portion stamped in step 2. This will give a slightly distressed effect for the top section. 

 

Spring Chicken Friendship Card by Jess Francisco Step 4

Step 4: Using Jet Black Archival ink, stamp your favorite chicken image from the 'Spring Chicken' stamp set on white cardstock. 

 

Spring Chicken Friendship Card by Jess Francisco Step 5

Step 5: Press the 'Grrr!' ink pad directly onto a craft sheet or acrylic block. Spritz the ink with water, then use a paint brush to color in the chicken image. 

 

Spring Chicken Friendship Card by Jess Francisco Step 6

Step 6: Treat a piece of black cardstock with anti-static powder. Stamp the 'thanks for being soo eggs-traordinary' sentiment from Spring Chicken in watermark embossing ink. Pour superfine detail white embossing powder on top of the watermark ink and tap off the excess. Use your heat tool to melt the embossing powder. Trim the sentiment strip to fit your background. 

 

Spring Chicken Friendship Card by Jess Francisco Step 7

Step 7: Attach the stamped background to a white A2 sized card base using your favorite adhesive. Cut out the chicken image using a sharp pair of scissors and add foam tape to the back of the chicken. 

 

Spring Chicken Friendship Card by Jess Francisco Step 8

Step 8: Attach a piece of foam tape to the back of the sentiment strip. Attach the sentiment and chicken to the card and you're done! 

 

 

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