• Kelly Anne Jordan

Card Inspiration Journalling page #4

Updated: Mar 9


Hello crafty people today I'm back with page 4 from my card inspiration journal, this is a quick one, and a fab idea for the super quick cards you need to make.


If you don't know what I'm up to, I had this idea that I wanted to create a reference guide for my card making, so this could be in combination of stamps, layouts, Ink and paint colours so on. So I decided to create my own style of journalling where I can create a journal that inspires me for my card making, then I would always have a reference of stamps, inks, stencils and other items I have used for a project. I am calling this Card Inspiration Journalling.


This is page #4

Using the robot stamps to create the background in a plain black ink worked really well and was quite striking. If you have any different stamps such as a unicorn or a fun cat, dog anything fun and quirky would work really well in this style of layout.


I do love using my Kopec markers I feel they work really well as they are an artist grave marker. But do remember if you were colouring with alcohol markers do you need to stamp your image in a water-based ink like I have, otherwise the image will start to bleed.


So if you decide to use watercolours instead then you must use a water resistant permanent ink so then the image doesn't bleed. The way I remember what ink to use is it is always the opposite to what I'm using to colour the image.


As a last little touch I decided to use my finger to make inky marks all over the tag where I had stamped and coloured my robot I thought this was a really fun playful way to create a bit more texture on the tag. Don't be scared to use your fingers or anything else in a different way for your projects.


You will often see me using the tiny text Stamp set but Tim Holtz it's so versatile and I always seem to find a small quote or something that works for the project as you can see I've used the sentiment "Limited addition" I thought this was really fun and worked really well with the project.


If this is something that interest you why don't you give it a go too.

 

I really love using the robot stamp set it's really fun and quirky and really lens it self to those young funky cards you can make, and I seem to be making a lot of them at the moment as my son is five he is going to a different birthday party every weekend (he has more of a social life than I do) if you have any other similar stamps they would work just as well for this very simple quick card.

I am particularly drawn to the robot image because I have robot wallpaper in my front room I think it's really fun and quirky.

 

For the this page I have used -


Stamps By -

Tim Holtz - Tiny Text CMS 394

Tim Holtz - Robot THMB 026



Inks -

Jet Black - Archival

Tuxedo black - memento


Pens -

Copic markers - C-5

Copic markers - C-2


Cardstock -

Lynda Chapman - Black card

Tim Holts - Heavy Stock Tag


Other things -

My finger Lol.


 

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Happy Making Kelly Anne Jordan xx

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