Thursday, March 02, 2017

Card Tutorial: Brush Strokes and Pin Wheels

As the number of snow days start to reduce and the ice starts to thaw, spring is on our mind. And so are new plants and outdoor fun! Hi everyone, Mou here with a card tutorial with brush strokes and pin wheels, both of which remind of the carefree days of spring.

For this card, I have used the following supplies (some are affiliate  links):   
Amazing Brush Strokes Bundle This bundle is part of the RG Deal of the Week: 
Retail Price: $37.97
Whip Cream Cardstock Delightful Daisy Cardstock
Sea Spray Cardstock Berry Black True Color Fusion Ink
Odacious Orange True Color Fusion Ink Golden Glow True Color Fusion Ink
Cool Caribbean True Color Fusion Ink  

Amaze Die-Cutting Machine  
Easy Glide Permanent Adhesive Runner  
Other: button, tooth pick Follow along if you would like to make a similar card.

Trim Whip Cream cardstock down to 8.5" x 5.5" and fold in half to make a 4.25" x 5.5" card. 
Stamp the brush strokes on the card with Golden Glow, Cool Caribbean and Odacious Orange True Color Fusion Inks.
Stamp the sentiment Be Amazing with Berry Black True color Fusion ink on the card overalpping the stamped brush strokes.
Diecut the pin wheels out of Delightful Daisy and Sea Spray cardstocks using the Treat Toppers die and Amaze machine.
Fold back the pin wheel diecuts along the score lines to create the pinwheels.
Layer the folded diecuts to create the pin wheel and finish it with a button in the center and a toothpick on the back.
Attach the pin wheel to the card as shown.
Splatter some Gold Silk to finish.

Here are some close-ups of my card. I hope you enjoy!

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