Idea Gallery - Masculine
Here are the instructions for the fabulous masculine-themed Idea Gallery projects from the June 2011 issue.
Designer: Susan Allan for The Stamp Attic
Cut a scalloped square out of black paper and adhere to white cardstock. Print text and layer up on black and white paper. Using a 5cm x 5cm piece of Stampbord or cardboard, colour the main part with Pumice Stone Distress ink and the edges with black. Stamp ‘Umbels’ image by Memory Box in Archival Ink onto the stamp board and emboss the whole surface with UTEE. Emboss the edges in gold. In the top right corner place a swirl of craft wire and adhere with UTEE. Glue ribbon to reverse of stamp board and assemble as shown.
Stamps and other materials available from The Stamp Attic, www.thestampattic.co.uk
Designer: Kim Reygate for Sir Stampalot
Stamp and emboss Japanese Maple (Penny Black 3932K) onto white cardstock using black ink and crystal embossing powder. Trim around image and use second impression to stamp around the left hand side of the panel. Distress the edges and hand-draw a line all around using a fine black pen. Mount onto glossy black cardstock. Stamp the image again onto a scrap of card and punch out a circle from it. Emboss a piece of white card using a Cuttlebug folder and distress the edges. Add peel-off lines as shown. Stamp Happy Birthday (Hobby Art GR1853C) onto acetate using black StazOn and trim. Assemble the card as illustrated and embellish with the circular image and several punched leaves Attach the greeting on acetate using brads.
Stamps and other materials available from Sir Stampalot, www.sirstampalot.co.uk
Designer: Louise Crosbie for Crafty Individuals
Stamp images from Crafty Individuals CI-294 on to the plain side of the domino using permanent solvent based ink (e.g. StazOn). Use Glossy Accents or similar to attach cogs or charms; use jump rings to attach chain to cogs. if desired add a coat of Glossy Accents to the surface of the domino for shine and protection. These can be turned in to necklaces, key rings, fridge magnets etc.
Stamps available from Crafty Individuals, www.craftyindividuals.co.uk
Designer: Petra Boettcher for De Stempelwinkel
Stamp car (De Stempelwinkel Drie Oude Autos, Q06155) with StazOn and mask it. Stamp the flying man (De Stempelwinkel Vliegende Man, M06158) and mask. Stamp the room (Non Sequitur Colonnade R6308NS), again mask. Stamp the clock (Cherry Pie Artstamps Clock Face, large, Q462) and cogs (Enchanted Ink, Plate 77) with Versamark and emboss with clear powder. Sponge Black Soot Distress Ink all over, then remove the embossing powder using kitchen towel and a dry iron. Remove the masks and mat the panel onto white card, and a black card blank.
Stamps available from De Stempelwinkel, www.de-stempelwinkel.nl
Designer: Jeanette Blok for Art Journey
Place the Timeworks Mask on a 13cm x 13cm piece of white cardstock; sponge with Adirondack Slate. On a piece of white cardstock, stamp the three men from Art Journey Friends 2 plate in black, trim. Attach it on the sponged card. Stamp the word friend. Finish the card with black cardstock 13.5cm x 13.5cm and white cardstock 14cm x 14cm.
Stamps and other materials available from Art Journey, www.artjourney.nl
Designer: Joanne Wardle for Happy Daze
On a 10cm (4”) square of glossy card repeatedly stamp Scrolls Work Measure Up with Versamark. Brayer with Black Soot Distress Ink, to create faux soot stamped effect. Attach to 11.5cm (4 ½”) square card with photo corners. Stamp Scrolls Work Sam Suit onto white card with black ink and mask with a torn piece of Post-it Note. Stamp Scrolls Work News Clippings, trim to 7.5cm (3”) square. Mat onto black and then white card. Attach card with foam pads. Tie ribbon though a button and attach to card.
Stamps available from Happy Daze, www.happy-daze.net
Designer: Judy Godfrey for Imagine That…
Cut a piece of black glitter card slightly smaller than the front of your white card blank. Punch a circle in the top right-hand of the piece of glitter card, to make a moon. Discard the circle and stick the glitter card to the card blank. Use an edge punch to create a decorative border from white card, stamp a greeting in black ink, and then stick the edge along the bottom of your card. Stamp the boat (Imagine That… Sail Away stamp set) in black ink on white card. Cut the boat pieces out and stick to the card with 3D foam pads. To finish, punch three small stars and glue in place.
All materials available from Imagine That…, www.imaginethatpapercrafts.co.uk
Designer: Susie Jefferson for Blade Rubber Stamps
Glue vintage text to left-hand page and stamp with alternating Blade Rubber postal stamps. Fold the next page to form a pocket. Stamp using Blade Rubber Ball Crown and Fleur Crown and PaperArtsy At Home plate 3 (numbers). Stamp Stamp Blade Rubber Pocket Watch onto Journaling Ticket and Blade Rubber Gentlemen onto white cartridge paper; glue to page. Staple pocket top and bottom. Paint the right-hand page black and glue vintage text pieces in place, stamping Gentlemen twice on bottom piece of text. Tear vintage tissue and glue top left. Stamp Blade Rubber 1974 Post Paid with Brilliance Moonlight White ink down left side. Tear piece from Journaling Ticket and set aside. Add ticket and vintage photograph. Stamp phrase using Letters (Words Plate 2) with Moonlight White ink, then over-stamp with black. Finish by gluing Idea-ology Ruler Ribbon across both pages. Decorate a cabinet card and add to the pocket.
Stamps and other materials available from Blade Rubber Stamps, www.bladerubberstamps.co.uk
Updated: 28 April 2011