Sunday, March 13, 2011

Shine Brightly

This happy card made from Lawn Fawn stamps uses distress inks and spray mists to create vibrant, shiny colors. 



Materials
Stamp Set - Lunar Lights - Lawn Fawn
Inks - Stampin' Up Ink pad in Basic Black
Distress Ink - Broken China - Tim Holtz
Spray Inks - Adirondack Color Wash Fine Spray Mists in Butterschcotch, Wild Plum and Stream - Ranger Industries; Smooch Spray in Vanilla - Stampin' Up
Card stock - Stampin' Up Whisper White & Basic Black
Tools - Paper snips - Martha Stewart, sponge


Instructions
1. Create card from Black card stock
2. Cut 5.25 x 4 inch rectangle in whisper white
5. Rub distress ink over rectangle and sponge until you achieved desired effect
6. Spray three scrap pieces of whisper white paper with each of the spray mists
7. When they dry (you can use a heat tool to speed up drying process) stamp one lantern on each one in black ink
8. Then carefully cut out each lantern with paper snips
9. Adhere each lantern to rectangle and add other stamped items including "ray" lines, hanging lines, decorative hanging cords and sentiment
10. Spray the entire card with Smooch spray for a shiny effect and adhere rectangle to card

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