Sea to Sea Card Tutorial
Let your imagination sail away with the Wherever You Go and Swirly Bird stamp sets, plus the beautiful Serene Scenery Designer Series Paper Stack!
Debbie must have known how much I was enjoying the seaside life – very unlike Colorado – because she created a stunning and serene card for the tutorial project this month. The Serene Scenery Designer Series Paper Stack is my personal favorite of all the papers. Love the colors, the patterns, the photo images – if it goes on backorder it may be my fault – I love it that much. This card with its serene ocean scene is rich in texture and design.
The compass & seagull images in the Wherever You Go stamp set create texture and style with the sail boat from the Swirly Bird stamp set.
The Serene Scenery Designer Series Paper Stack is filled with photo and watercolor-styled patterns and textures that you’ll love to combine.
Let’s go on a creative journey with this ocean scene card!
Gather your supplies. A list will follow at the bottom of the post.
Step 1: Stamp base with VersaMark
Fold Tip Top Taupe cardstock on the score line.
Stamp compass on front of card base with VersaMark ink.
Step 2: Tear Paper
With the Designer Series Paper in the portrait position, tear off the right edge.
Stamp a seagull image at the top right corner of the Designer Series Paper with Tip Top Taupe ink.
Adhere torn paper layer to the card front with the straight left edges lined up together.
Step 3: Stamp Inside of Card
Stamp seagull imaging at top right of 3-3/4” x 5” Whisper White layer using Tip Top Taupe ink.
Stamp greeting with Tip Top Taupe ink.
Adhere layer inside card as a writing area.
Step 4: Stamp Sails
Add both the sail stamps positioned together on one acrylic block.
Stamp on Whisper White scrap using Tip Top Taupe ink.
Fussy-cut sails as two separate pieces.
Adhere to Designer Series Paper, about 1/3 from the top, with one sail popped-up using Stampin’ Dimensionals.
Step 5: Stamp using Island Indigo
Stamp boat bottom on Whisper White scrap and greeting on Island Indigo cardstock using Island Indigo ink.
Fussy-cut boat bottom with Paper Snips.
Who else thinks this color is perfect for sea cards?
Step 6: Adhere Boat
Adhere boat bottom below sails on the Designer Series Paper.
Layer greeting on Whisper White cardstock with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
Adhere towards the bottom of the card base, partially overlapping the torn edge as shown.
Step 7: Finish Card
This serene card is perfect for the ocean lovers and men in your life.
The beautiful Serene Scenery Designer Series Paper Stack makes this simple card into a work of art.
Tip Top Taupe: 5-1/2” x 8-1/2”
(score at 4-/14” along the 8-1/2” side)
Island Indigo: 1-3/8” x 1-5/8”
Whisper White: 3-3/4” x 5”, 1-1/2” x 1-3/4”, and Scrap for die cutting (about 3” x 3”)
Serene Scenery Designer Series Paper Stack: 3” x 5-1/2”
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