Pam Bray Designs: A Girl With Flair

Sharing creative ideas through mixed media, stamps, embossing powder, charms, chipboard, stencils and designer collections

Hello ColorBox Fans! Are you ready to create a few mixed media Thank You Cards using your ColorBox Dyestress Inks along with ColorBox Art Screens and the fabulous ColorBox Big Thanks Clear Stamp Set!!! We are sharing a fabulous tutorial on how to create your very own collection of mixed media cards.

Lay ColorBox Lattice Art Screen on white card stock. Apply ColorBox Dyestress Cattail Ink over top using ColorBox Stylus and Tip. Repeat with ColorBox Dyestress Salmon Ink to create background paper.  Remove art screen.

Lightly apply Dyestress Salmon and Citronelle Inks over prepared background paper using ColorBox Stylus and Tip. 

Stamp background images with Dyestress Shamrock and Posy Inks to prepared background paper. 

Lay ColorBox Swirldot Art Screen on prepared background paper. Apply white gesso to top with palette knife. Dry.

Distress edges of prepared background paper with distress tool. Ink edges with Dyestress Fruit Punch Ink using ColorBox Stylus and Tip. Adhere to Kraft Card Base.

Apply Dyestress Citronelle and Shamrock Ink to top of white card stock using ColorBox Stylus and Tip. Stamp flower border to top of prepared strip using ColorBox Licorice Premium Ink.

Distress edges on prepared border with distress tool. Ink edges with Dyestress Shamrock Ink. Repeat with White card stock border strip; ink with ColorBox Dyestress Posy Ink.

Adhere borders together. Adhere to front of card base. 

Apply ColorBox Dyestress Fruit Punch and Posy to top of white card stock using ColorBox Stylus and Tips. Stamp flower border twice on prepared card stock with ColorBox Licorice Premium Ink. Fussy cut flower images from card stock. Adhere one to top of card bordder. Add second one to top of border with pop dots. Add gemstones to center of flowers. 

Stamp larger flowers from image on white card stock using ColorBox Licorice Premium Ink. Apply Dyestress Citronella, Shamrock, Fruit Punch and Posy Ink to top of stamped images using ColorBox Stylus and Tips.

Add gemstone and bows to card front.


Apply ColorBox Dyestress Citronella and Shamrock ink to small white card stock strip using ColorBox Stylus and Tips. Distress edges with distress tool. Apply Dyestress Shamrock Ink to distress edges. Repeat with Dyestress Fruit Punch and Posy Inks. Distress edges with distress tool. Apply Dyestress Posy Ink to edges with ColorBox Stylus and Tip. Adhere together. 

 Add to card front with pop dots. Add small enamel dot. 

Thanks so much for stopping by today. Pam

Supplies:
ColorBox Art Screens: Lattice and Swirldot
ColorBox Dyestress Inks: Cattail, Salmon, Shamrock, Citronella, Posy
ColorBox Stylus and Tips
ColorBox Premium Licorice Dye Ink
ColorBox Big Thanks Clear Stamp Set
Blank Page Muse Grunge and Tropical Dreams Stamp Sets
White Gesso
White Card Stock
Clear Gemstones
Small Green Enamel Dot
Xyron Adhesive
Pop Dots
Palette Knife
Tan Twine
Cream Silk Ribbon
Distress Tool
5 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ Kraft Card Base

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