Make It Merry MA­TE­RI­ALS

CardMaker - - Gift-Card Holders & Tags - De­sign by Wendy Vec­chi for Ranger In­dust r ies

1. Cut me­dia board to 31/2 x 5 inches.

2. Mois­ten board with wa­ter. Spray blue Dis­tress stain onto craft sheet; pick up ink with wa­ter­brush. Ap­ply to top 2/3 of board, leav­ing some white show­ing through.

3. Re­peat with brown Dis­tress stain on bot­tom 1/3 of board; let dry.

4. Ap­ply Dis­tress paint to edges of board; let dry. Add shad­ing by ap­ply­ing brown Dis­tress ink with blend­ing tool.

5. Place stripe sten­cil at top edge of board; ink with dark green. Re­peat at bot­tom edge.

6. Stamp sen­ti­ment at top of board with black ink. 7. Lightly ink Vin­tage Text stamp with brown Archival ink; stamp over sky.

8. Place “Merry Christ­mas” sen­ti­ment sten­cil near bot­tom of board; ink with black. Let dry.

9. Sten­cil dots onto bot­tom edge of board us­ing brown Archival ink.

10. Place small trees sten­cil on board as shown; ap­ply light green and dark green ink. Lift and move sten­cil to vary height of trees.

11. Spray mica spray onto craft mat; ink Spat­ter stamp from Gran­ite­ware kit with mica spray from craft mat. Stamp over en­tire board. 12. Ap­ply light green ink to pine tree mat board piece; ap­ply brown Archival ink to tree trunk. Stamp Tick­ing back­ground onto tree with dark green ink. Reink stamp, turn 90 de­grees and stamp again onto tree. Ad­here tree to board with foam tape.

13. Ap­ply red ink to mini heart mat board piece. Ad­here.

14. Use Crop-A-Dile tool to pierce hole in each top cor­ner of board. At­tach fas­ten­ers. Thread wire through holes; curl as de­sired. Twist wire ends to se­cure.

15. Draw black dots with pen along top and bot­tom borders of board. •

Dina Wak­ley me­dia board Sakura black glaze pen Stam­pers Anony­mous Stu­dio 490 Wendy Vec­chi stamps: Tick­ing, Vin­tage Text, Hol­i­day Art set Ink pads: Wendy Vec­chi Archival (red gera­nium, leaf green, fern green, pot­ting soil), Archival (jet black), Dis­tress (brushed cor­duroy) Dis­tress Spray Stain: brushed cor­duroy, bro­ken china Wendy Vec­chi Pearl Mica spray Tar­nished brass Dis­tress paint Stam­pers Anony­mous Stu­dio 490 Wendy Vec­chi Faux Gran­ite­ware Starter Set Stam­pers Anony­mous Stu­dio 490 Wendy Vec­chi Mat Minis: Pine Tree, Have a Heart

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