Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Die -> Stencil -> Lettering -> Video Tutorial...

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Hey!

I'm over on the Top Dog Dies blog today with this card. It features a mish-mash of products and techniques. It's kinda similar to yesterday's card but I like to think that this one is a little more grungy. :)

I've been playing with stencils on this card (as well as stamping of course!) I used a swoon-worthy Memory Box stencil to select random stars to draw around my sentiment and I created a stencil of my own using a Top Dog Dies die.

I used the Top Dog Dies Vintage Alphabet Die to create my lettering by simple creating a stencil from it. I did the same for yesterday's card too. I've braved the camera and created a little mini-video-tutorial to show you exactly how I do this. I do babble a lot but I hope it gives you a better idea of how easy this is to do:
 

If you can't view the video for any reason, check it out here. :)

Easy, right?! To grunge up my card a little more I added some stamped flourishes and ink splatters - it makes such a difference to the design which looked a little bare before. However, I then realised the flourishes stamped over my lettering so I shaded the lettering using a pale blue marker.

Well that's all from me today! As always, thank you so much for stopping by today! 

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7 comments:

Pamela said...

Love your video, love your accent and love your creativity!! I love how you made the lettering so unique!

Taheerah (*LittleMissT*) said...

Awesome.card Aimes! Love the touch of grunge and your video is very cool too! :-)

Kara said...

very cool! loved the vid:)

Victoria H. said...

Love your creativity, the video and your awesome accent! Thank you for sharing.

Ann Tuck said...

Thanks so much for this tutorial video - it is so helpful! Love your card, too! Ann

aaga said...

Thanks for the tip! Love your accent! #languagegeek

Diane Jaquay said...

Love your card, and great tutorial, thanks!

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