It's day 3 of the Waltzingmouse Stamps April release previews, today we're back to the men and previewing the new set - Man of the hour. This set is all about the sentiments, it's jam packed with thirteen of them! Masculine cards can be challenging, I like to keep mine earthy, natural with lots of texture.
This is one big sentiment stamp, here I stamped it onto some white cardstock and inked the edges with Scattered Straw Distress Ink. It's layered onto some patterned paper and a piece of burlap fabric that I frayed at the edges and inked. The background cardstock is from Core'dinations Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Nostalgic Collection embossed with a texture embossing folder and inked with Distress Inks.
For my second card I again focused on natural materials, this time wood. The background cardstock again from the Core'dinations Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Nostalgic Collection, I embossed with a woodgrain embossing folder, sanded and inked with Scattered Straw Distress Ink.
The sentiment is from the new Man of the hour and I stamped it directly onto some balsa wood. I was going for a burnt wood effect (Pyrography). I stamped it twice once in Coffee and once in Jet Black. I then went over some of the detail with a hand embossing tool to deboss it. I wanted it to bleed a bit so I used some Distress Markers to highlight a few details then spritzed once with water. The edges I inked with Distress Inks.
Here are the links for DT members sharing samples today. Tomorrow's release day! See you then!
Anya Schrier Becca Feeken Belinda Chang Langner Clare Buswell Edna Morrisedie Iwona Palamountain Jean Martin Jeanne Jachna Jen Cuthbertson Jennifer Holmes Julia Aston Karin Åkesdotter Kelly Schirmer Kim Duran Laurie Schmidlin Lynn Mercurio Renee Lynch Sandie Dunne Teresa Kline Tosha Leyendekker Claire Brennan