Monday, May 11, 2015

Happy Birthday Dog

Hi there,

today, I would like to share a new card that I created for the Karten-Kunst Blog and the post is packed with DIY ideas:


  • since ombre and multi-colored inkpads are all the rage at the moment I simply created my own
  • cut a square from Cut-n-Dry Felt and ink it up with the dye ink refills of your choice

  • I used Jenni Bowlin Dye Ink (Chewing Gum, Lavender Sachet, Soap Powder) but you can really use any dye ink that you like
  • ink up the sentiment from Karten-Kunst Buchstabenblöcke with the new inkpad and turn it if it is not big enough to comprise the whole stamp
  • the sentiment stamp has rather bold letters and sometimes it happens to me that not every last bit stamps perfectly; for this reason it would be quite useful to press the stamp on the same spot a second time; I am not good at lining up stamps over the same spot and while using a stamp positioner my paper often shifts accidentally; to solve this problem I created a little stamp press and positioner out of a DVD case and some foam rubber


I would like to take part in the following challenges:

613 Avenue Create Challenge #123 - Anything Goes w/optional Let's Celebrate!

Seize the Birthday Challenge - Anything goes


Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Simon says let's get sentimental


I hope you got inspired.

Yours,



8 comments:

  1. You are a clever, clever girl, Tanja! Thank you for the wonderful DIY tip! Your card is adorable!! Enjoy your day!! Hugs, Darnell

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  2. A DIY Misti. Good idea. Love that sentiment stamp.

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  3. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at 613 Avenue Create, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  4. Love that cute dog and the pretty ombre sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday!

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  5. Oh I love your cute doggy card, clever way of creating you own ombre inkpad.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Luv
    Debby

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  6. Clever stamp positioner! Super card - I love the dog :) Thanks so much for playing along at Seize The Birthday.

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  7. Tanja, Thanks so much for linking your fabulous card to our challenge at Seize the birthday!

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  8. Great card and great DIY tips, thanks so much!

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