Make It Merry MATERIALS
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