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Tombow is giving away a Stamp Runner, Power Tabs, and Mono Multi Liquid Glue!
First of all, I am so thrilled to be guest designing for Tombow! I love Tombow adhesives - and as my project will show you, I am a big fan of their markers as well.
For my project I created a set of three cards with a coordinating box. I started by gathering my supplies:
- White Cardstock
- MONO Adhesive Dots
- Foam Tabs
- Fastener Tabs
- Dual Brush Pen Set, 6 Groovy
- Dual Brush Pen Set, 10 Soda Shop
- Rubber Stamps (Cling)
- Acrylic Blocks
- Spray Bottle with Water
MONO Adhesive Dots. To keep the flap in place, I secured it with a Fastener Tab.
To stamp the flap I simply colored with the markers (873 and 905) directly on my rubber stamps and then stamped. Voila!
Now, on to the cards:
For the first card I created a watercolor effect using the Tombow markers.
I used the brush tip of the markers (873 and 905) to add some color directly to an acrylic block, then spritzed it with a bit of water and used my paintbrush to create the watercolor background. Once the background was dry, I again colored directly on my butterfly stamp (with the 879 marker) and then stamped it onto the card.
For my next card I wanted to go a little more grungy.
I started by coloring directly onto the feather, grid, and sentiment stamps with the markers (990, 879, 873, and 905) and stamping...then added the splatters with a technique similar to the watercolor technique from the first card. I used the brush tip of the marker (879) directly on an acrylic block, then spritzed it with a bit of water and used my paintbrush to pick up some color. Then I hit the side of the paintbrush with my hand (while holding it a bit above my card) to create the splatter marks.
The final card is a combination of the techniques used on the previous cards.
I started by doing the watercolor technique with marker 990 to create the background and then I stamped the grid using marker 879. To create the fine splatters I used the splatter technique from the card above, but instead of hitting the side of the paintbrush I flicked the end of the bristles on the paintbrush (you could also use a toothbrush for this technique). Finally, I used markers 873 and 905 directly on my butterfly stamp and stamped it onto a panel that was popped up with Foam Tabs.
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The Next Stop:
Adhesive: Tombow (MONO Adhesive Dots, Foam Tabs, Fastener Tabs);
Markers: Tombow (Dual Brush Pen Set, 6 Groovy; Dual Brush Pen Set, 10 Soda Shop);
Cardstock: Discount Cardstock (Brilliant White 130#);
Stamps: Unity Stamp Company (Butterfly from Sweet Summer Love - KOM 06/12; Top Five Grid from Epic Moments - SMAK 06/13; Feather and I'll Fly Away Sentiment from Tail Feather);
Tools: Fiskars (Trimmer, Scissors, Circle Squeeze Punch); Scor-Pal (Scoring Board);