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DT Thursday: Create Your Own Patterned Papers with Sandiebella!

Time for DT Thursday again here on the Stamping Bella blog. The weeks seem to be flying by – must be all the stamping fun!

This week Sandiebella has another fab project for you. Put your scoring boards to one side and grab the Distress Inks and blending tools! Click on through for the full step by step guide to this project.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday: Create Your Own Patterned Papers with Sandiebella!

Create your own Patterned Papers

Stamping Bella DT Thursday: Create Your Own Patterned Papers with Sandiebella!

Supplies

Distress Inks – Victorian Velvet, Pumice Stone & Worn Lipstick
White & dark grey card

Ink blender or sponge dauber

Stamping Bella DT Thursday: Create Your Own Patterned Papers with Sandiebella!

Cut a piece of white card measuring 3.75″ x  5 7/16″

Stamping Bella DT Thursday: Create Your Own Patterned Papers with Sandiebella!

Using the blender or dauber, sponge in circles, starting from the edge of the paper and working inwards towards the middle

Stamping Bella DT Thursday: Create Your Own Patterned Papers with Sandiebella!

Continue until you have the whole piece of card sponged

Stamping Bella DT Thursday: Create Your Own Patterned Papers with Sandiebella!

Go over the whole thing again, adding more colour

Stamping Bella DT Thursday: Create Your Own Patterned Papers with Sandiebella!

Keep sponging until you are happy with the colour and shading.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday: Create Your Own Patterned Papers with Sandiebella!

Using the distress ink pad, run it around all the edges to get a hard line.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday: Create Your Own Patterned Papers with Sandiebella!

Using the Worn Lipstick and Pumice Stone inks, stamp the Mini Envelope Accents randomly around.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday: Create Your Own Patterned Papers with Sandiebella! Stamping Bella DT Thursday: Create Your Own Patterned Papers with Sandiebella!
Stamping Bella DT Thursday: Create Your Own Patterned Papers with Sandiebella!

When you are happy with your design, cut another piece of white card measuring 3 15/16″ x 5 5/8″. Make a card base measuring 5.83 x 4.13 inches (Cut an A4 sheet of card in half lengthwise and fold in half).

Stamping Bella DT Thursday: Create Your Own Patterned Papers with Sandiebella!

Adhere all the pieces together to make the card base.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday: Create Your Own Patterned Papers with Sandiebella!

Colour up the Mail Chick and use a tag die to cut it out. Cut some more tags and layer on the front, using 3D foam on some of them. Embellish as desired.

Stamping Bella DT Thursday: Create Your Own Patterned Papers with Sandiebella!

Over To You!

Hopefully I’ve inspired you to sit down and try your hands at this lovely project.

We also encourage you to share your personal favourite Stamping Bella creations with us. We LOVE to see what you’ve been creating with Stamping Bella stamps.

Another way to connect is by joining us in the Stamping Bella Sistahood Facebook Group and share your pictures.

If you are posting your images online, we would love to see them on Instagram and all the platforms mentioned above. To make it easier for us to find you just use #stampingbella as a hashtag. We love it when you connect, so don’t be shy!

Until next time, HAPPY STAMPING!

 

7 Comments

  1. SarahC says:

    Gorgeous! Thanks for the inspiration with very clear instructions.

  2. Betty McDougal says:

    How cute.

  3. Laura P. says:

    So cute, Sandie! Those chickies always show up in the funniest places! As always, your tutorial rocks!

  4. Debbie Smith says:

    Just love it – it is so cute and the colours are lovely.

  5. Christine Levison says:

    Another fabulous tutorial from Sandie… and I love this card too!

    Christine x

  6. Lesliediana says:

    Great idea to make your own patterned paper. It makes the card distinctly you. Thanks for the tut.

  7. Nancee Purdum says:

    You always have such great tutorials! I love this one! I can’t wait to use some of these tips! 🙂

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