Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Ink Block Stamping Pumpkin card

Hello Crafters,  I couldn't find my watercolor paper so my background warped a little bit but I had so much fun creating it with the ink block smooshing technique I don't even care,  I like it anyway.  I also followed the latest sketch over at Tuesday morning sketches for this fun layout design.
I used a long skinny acrylic block and smooshed distress ink onto it, using 3 colors each time.  I used Wild Honey, Weathered Wood & Fossilized Amber.  I stamped 3 times alternating the block each time.  I also put something heavy on the block each time I stamped and let it set weighted down for about 3 minutes each time to achieve the dark rich colors.  I love how the blue mixed with the other two colors and gave me greens also. I all blended so perfectly with my pattern paper that I had already chose.  
That pattern paper is from DCWV Stack called Four Seasons.  The frame is from Cricut Lacy Labels & the scalloped border is Cricut Straight From the Nest.  The shadow for the frame and the scalloped border are both cut with brown recollection's card stock.  I lined the border up with the line in the stamping so that you could still see all three blocks of color and the breaks in between.  I used foam tape to pop up the Duo of pumpkins die cut that is topped with brown flocking.  I added a bow over to the left that I die cut with my bowknot flower die, choosing only to use the bow and not layer it into a flower.  I cut it out of Kraft card stock and really like the way it looks like I tied a bow with a string.  I wanted to add some bling to the center so I got out my translucent dew drops.  The closest color I had was an Amber-gold color and it didn't stand out enough so I grabbed my B02 Spectrum Noir marker and colored it a deep orange before attaching to the bow with glossy accents.  I used my NEW Cardz TV stamp set Thankful For You to stamp Harvest Blessings with a brown pigment ink.  I Love love love my new awesome Fall stamp set!  It will get used a lot in the upcoming month or so.
For the inside I kept it really simple and did a Single Block Stamping with the same colors and added a brown flocked Happy Thanksgiving label to match the front label design.  I added a small pumpkin to the bottom and it is ready to go in my Fall Cards to go out to loved ones this year.

I will be entering into these fun challenges:
Fantabulous Cricut - Challenge #334-Autumn Lacy Labels & Straight from the Nest
Simon Says Monday - Stamp it On  Block stamping to create Background & Sentiment stamp
Tuesday Morning Sketches #469
Mod Squad Stamp Your Block Cardmaking Challenge
Simon Says Wednesday: Stamp It For STAMPtember Block stamping to create Background & Sentiment stamp
Jo's Scrap Shack FFC #249 Always Anything Goes
DL.ART SEPTEMBER 2018 Linky Challenge

Thanks so much for stopping by, I hope you enjoyed my project.


DIANA L. said...

This is great Eva I love your creativity the colors are perfect for fall
Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes SEPTEMBER 2018 Linky Challenge. Have a blessed day


Joyce Erb said...

Love your background, fun technique. Thanks for taking the challenge with us at the <a href="”>Mod Squad Challenge</a>

mamawcindy said...

Your Card Is so Pretty! Love the background. Looks fun to do. Thanks for sharing and happy day to you.


Debbie said...

Beautiful card! I love the background you created!!
Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches
Debbie ~ TMS DT
Debbie's Dash of This and That

Carol L said...

Great Thanksgiving make with those pumpkins and wonderful background! Love the inside too! Thanks for playing along with us at the Tuesday Morning Sketch and we look forward to having you join us again next week too!

Sheila H said...

Your card has a nice design and beautiful colors. We're happy you joined us at FCCB.

Emma Williams said...

A perfect way to celebrate autumn and Thanksgiving, this is just lovely and those pumpkins are fabulous! Thank you so much for sharing and for playing along with us over on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog... x

scrapqueen141 said...

Beautiful card, love it! Thank you for joining us at FCCB! Blessings, Jamie DT

Melissa Craig said...

Love the overall effect. It is gorgeous. Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

Misty Elam said...

It doesn't look like my comment went through for some reason... So I'll say again, your card is delightful!! I love the Fall feel to it and that gorgeous ink blended background. Thanks so much for joining us for the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.