Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Outline vinyl sticker

On our recent outing, I also picked up some Elizabeth Craft Designs stickers. These stylized tulips did not look too appealing, but I though I'd give them a shot. I am SO glad I did.

This is a mini card, the image itself is about 3.5 inches long.  This is a mini card 3 by 4.25 inches.  I started with 1/2 of a Distress Watercolor sheet (yes, I am addicted to this stuff!!)  I pulled off the vinyl sticker from the sticker sheet (6 main images for about 2 bucks) and placed it UPSIDE DOWN on my work space.  Because it is a vinyl sticker it can become pulled out of shape when placing on your card surface.  I then placed my paper over it lightly tapping the center, I turned it over to check placement...It took 3 tries to get it to the right spot.

I used distress markers to color the flower Fired Brick and Mowed Lawn , and blended out with waterbrush. The image was outlined in Tumbled Glass and then in Victorian Velvet to create the back ground. I like the bit of glow the blue provides. I dabbed on wink of stella (thanks for the tip-Kristina Werner)  to get some shine and I think I captured a bit of the shine in the photograph.

The sentiment came from the Hero Arts set CL567 - You and Me.  I used super sticky double sided tape to adhere the panel to the card base. Next time I will heat emboss the sentiment, to make it match the vinyl sticker gloss.

Thanks so much for stopping by!

4 comments:

  1. I've only used those stickers with glitter, coloring the glitter with Copics. I was hoping to find a way to use them without glitter, and voila! You've saved me! :) Thanks!

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  2. Such a pretty flower, Cat...I can see why you wanted to try it out! I love the black outline of the vinyl and your water coloring is just beautiful! Another stunning card!

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  3. Love it! I've been trying to think of ways to use my sticker collection without using the burnished glitter technique. Thanks!

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