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Artist: Judy Hayes
Merit of Excellane – Card Making

Penny Black Products Used:

3729K – christmas red
3732E – rejoice
3769H – bead border
3529H – crystal tree
30-007 – giving & receiving

Additional Products:
Versamark ink pad
Ranger Adirondack: Cranberry, Raisin, Lettuce
Embossing Powders: Clear, Holographic
Stickles Glitter Glue: Burgundy, Cotton Candy,
Golden Rod, Lime Green, Fruit Punch
Pearl Ex Powder – Pink Gold
Tattered Angels Glimmer Spray – Cherub Pink
Paper:
Cream Linen card – 4x53/8”
Peach smooth cardstock – 3x4 ½”
Cream cardstock
Burgundy Vellum
Pink Vellum
Gold Linen Weave
White sheer Ribbon w/Gold edge
Gold cord
Spray Fixative
Heat gun
Water brush


Instructions:
Ink christmas red stamp with Adirondack lettuce ink. Mist stamp
water. Stamp on cream cardstock. Dry image immediately with
heat gun. Clean stamp. Ink stamp again with Adirondack canberry
ink. Use corner of Raisin ink pad to ink all edges of poinsettias. Mist
stamp with water. Stamp on cream cardstock. Use heat gun to immediately
dry image. Clean stamp and repeat. Do not clean stamp after second time.
Use water brush to pull ink from stamped image into open areas of petals
making pink petals. Dry again. Mist stamp again without adding more ink.
Stamp image on inside of cream card along each edge. Dry with heat gun.
Cut out one complete poinsettia image and just the center flower of second
image. Cut out 7 petals of the lettuce poinsettia to use as leaves. Apply
stickles lime green on “leaves”. Use Cotton Candy and Burgundy glitter
glue on poinsettias with Golden Rod for centers. Set aside to dry.




2nd place image

Artist: Suzanne Czosek
First Runner Up- Card Making

Penny Black Products Used:

3244H – winter berries
3028F – joy, hope

Additional Products:
Additional Products:
Queen’s gold embossing powder
Clear Versamark, Zig markers, Stickles


Instructions:
Create a 5”x5” card from green cardstock.
Create a 5”x5” square from red cardstock. Create a 1/8”
frame from the red square. Stamp the red frame with
winter berries using clear Versamark. Embosse using Queen’s
gold embossing powder. Stamp joy, hope in the middle
of the green card using clear versamark. Emboss the expression
using Queen’s gold embossing powder. Using Zig markers color
the winter berries stamp entirely in yellow. Accent the leaves with
green marker and accent the berries with an orange marker. Huff
on the stamp before pressing on white cardstock. Repeat the same
coloring of the stamp and rotate the stamp to create a wreath effect.
Cut out the wreath. Accent the green leaves and berries using
the orange and green Stickles. Punch holes on the wreath and
attach a bow using gold and red ribbon. Mount the wreath using the
foam squares. Attach the red frame to the green card.

 

2nd place image

Artist: Janine Litherland
Second Runner Up – Card Making

Penny Black Products Used:

3729K – christmas red
3732E – rejoice
3769H – bead border
3529H – crystal tree
30-007 – giving & receiving

Additional Products:
Art Institute Glue and Crystal Glitter
Sakura gelly-roll pens
Glaze Red#819, Black
Stardust: Blue#725, Green#727
Marvy Brush Markers: Black, cherry 65,
rosewood 30, pale pink 47
Dark Green cardstock, red and gold mirror card
Gold embossing powder
Versa mark ink pad
Staz-on ink pad, black


Instructions:
Stamp royal mail image 3 times with staz-on. Color the
letter–box with the glaze pens and fill in the snow areas
with glue and sprinkle with glitter. Let dry.
Cut around the hedgehog and robin on the second image,
his tummy, arm on the third. Color the envelope and his
scarf with the stardust pens. Scribble on the mounting block
or similar surface with the Marvey markers, using a wet
paint-brush, color in the hedgehog and the robin. Let dry
and then mount the cut pieces on 3D foam pads and layer up.
Trim card to approx. 3” square. Layer on gold mirror card with
1/16” border. Matt this on green card stock, then red mirror card
with approx 1/8” border. Cover 5” square card with green
cardstock leaving approx 1/16” border and center image on top.

Stamp script on white card with versa mark ink and emboss with
gold . Trim to approx 1/14” and matt and layer on green , then
red mirror card. Fix to card.

 

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