Clarity Stamps Hochanda April 11 2018

Clarity Stamps on Hochanda – April 11 2018 – Maria Moorhouse

My latest contributions for Clarity on Hochanda using 'Dangles' Stamps designed by Linda Williams. 

·         Stamps:- Dream Dangles
·         Ink Pads:- Archival Black; Artistry – Golden Turmeric, Ocean Reef, Tenacious Teal; Versamark
·         Car/Paper:- Clarity Stencil Card 7ins x 7ins; Black; Glitter Gold
·         Embossing Powder:- Clear Detail, Gold Detail
·         Misc:- Self- adhesive gems; Coloured craft wire; Gold Beads; Feathers;  Perga Glue; Gold Mica Paste
Background card
1.       Randomly stamp dream catcher over a sheet of stencil card using Versamark. Add clear detail embossing powder and heat set.
2.       Colour areas of card with Golden Turmeric - straight from the mini ink pad. Repeat with Tenacious Teal and Ocean Reef.
3.       Spritz (soak) card with a water spray and allow colours to mix.
For the main card:-
1.        Dab Golden Turmeric, Tenacious Teal and Ocean Reef onto Clarity blending mat. Spritz with water and mop ink up with another sheet of stencil card to suit. Allow to dry.
2.       Stamp word in centre using Versamark and add gold detail. Heat emboss.
3.       Randomly stamp dream catcher as before, add gold detail and heat set.
4.       Colour word using dilute Gold Mica Paste.
To assemble:-
1.       Trim main card to suit and edge with a gold pen.
2.       Trim background, edge with gold pen then mount onto black card.
3.       Attach main card.
4.       Add self-adhesive gems.
5.       Use trimmings from main card to add border and corner.
6.       Add decoration.


·         Stamps:- Friends Dangles – Word, ‘Fan-dangle;’ Dream Dangles – Dream catcher, Star frond; Birthday Dangles – ‘Trident’
·         Ink Pads:- Archival black; Versamark
·         WOW Silver Holographic Embossing Powder
·         Card/Paper:- white, silver pearlescent, black
·         Misc:- Black Star pen; self-adhesive gems.
1.       Cut 14.5cm circle across fold to create a circular card blank. Score across top circle to form an easel card. Set aside.
2.       Cut a 12cm circle from white card and repeatedly and in a rotation stamp the ‘fan’ stamp using Archival Black. Set aside.
3.       Cut 13.5cm circle from silver card and attach stamped circle centrally.
4.       Cut 14cm circle and stamp ‘trident’ around circumference.
5.       Attach stamped topper to this centrally as in 2).
6.       Attach to folded top of card blank.
7.       For the base:- Cut 14cm circle from white card and stamp ‘starry frond’ repeatedly around circumference. Attach centrally to card blank base.
8.       Cut 12.5cm circle from silver card and set aside to be used once 9) is complete.
9.        Cut 12cm circle from white card and stamp ‘trident’ around circumference. Stamp word in centre.  Colour to suit with Black Star pen. Attach to silver circle and add to base of card. 
10.   Cut 6cm circle from black and stamp starry frond using Versamark; add embossing poder and heat set.
11.   Mask dream catcher either with masking tape or sticky notes to cover all but the central circle and ink with Versamark; emboss as above.
12.   Stamp another 3 dream catchers on black, trim each to suit and decoupage onto circle at 6cm.
13.   Attach to centre of card front.
14.   Stamp another dream catcher onto black as above and trim to leave only the circle. Stamp and cut out another three images as in 12) and attach to base as stopper.
15.   Add self-adhesive gems to both centres. 

Dream Wall Hanging

·         Stamps:- Dream Dangles
·         Ink Pads:- Black Archival
·         Card/Paper:- Clarity Theuva, Gold Glitter
·         Clarity Canvas:- 8ins x 8ins
·         Misc:- Black Micron Pens 0.05, 0.1; Gold Star pen; cord; beads; feathers
1.       Cut two pieces of Theuva card to measure 12.5cm x 12.5cm and 15cm x 15cm.
2.       Stamp word around each side to suit.
3.       Doodle differing circle sizes inside all four images using both Micron pens.
4.       Stamp dream catcher in centre.
5.       Doodle areas of dream catcher with Micron and gold pens.
6.       Edge both this and the larger square with black pen and mount each onto gold glitter card.
7.       Attach to canvas with Clarity double-sided sticky.
8.       Attach beaded and feathered cord to reverse.

Thank you for looking at my work. Hope to see you again soon.
Happy crafting!
Best wishes,