Stunning Christmas Cards with Ink Blending Fun

Hello lovely people !

Welcome to another card tutorial. My name is Archisha Mukherjee from Kenchi School and I welcome you to the tutorial of making 3 Christmas cards that I create with some ink blending. (Okay lots of ink blending!)

But before proceeding any further, let us talk about the December monthly challenge. This month, the challenge is going on as Red/Green/Snow” projects. You can take a look below for the details of our monthly challenge.

Monthly Challenge - Dec 2021
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Card 1 : Three Little Bells

For this card I used a lot of Distress Oxide Inks alongwith the Craftangles Christmas Elements stencil.

Distress Oxide Inks used :

Blue Bell

  • Cracked Pistachio
  • Salvaged Patina
  • Peacock Feathers

Green Bell

  • Twisted Citron
  • Mowed Lawn
  • Pine Needles

Red Bell

  • Ripe Persimmon
  • Candied Apple
  • Aged Mahogany

I used the Craftangles Happy Holidays stamp for the sentiment of this card and mounted the panel on Craftangles Charcoal Black Card stock. For more details on the process, check out the video tutorial at the end. For now enjoy the pictures.

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Card 2 : End-to-end Shaker Baubles

I created an end-to-end shaker card again! But this time with vellum rather than transparency sheets. I did some ink blending for my background with the Craftangles Christmas Ornaments stencil. I also did some ink blending on my stamps!!! Confused?! For more details on the process, check out the video tutorial at the end.

Oxide inks used for the background :

  • Stormy Sky
  • Faded Jeans
  • Chipped Sapphire

For stamping, I used the baubles from Craftangles Christmas Ornaments stamp set.

Oxide Inks used when stamping :

  • Black Soot
  • Chipped Sapphire
  • Stormy Sky

Shaker Elements :

For a step by step tutorial on how i made the end to end shaker card, check out the video tutorial at the end. For now enjoy the pictures.

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Card 3 : A Snowy Town

Finally a slimline card. I used an array of dye inks for the backdrop. Check out the video tutorial at the end for the list of inks.

Used Create a s Scene – Christmas stencil from Craftangles to shade out the skyline of a town.

For the sentiment i went back to the Happy Holidays Stamp set by Craftangles. For more details, check out the Youtube Tutorial video after these images.

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Video Tutorial : Here is a video tutorial showcasing all the techniques for these cards.

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Hope you enjoyed today’s tutorial

Thanks,
Archisha Mukherjee
Kenchi School

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Archisha Mukherjee

A keen observer of all forms of art she truly believes in the magic of handmade creations and it’s power to make people feel special. Aside from crafting, she has a variety of other interests like making travel videos, dancing, watching documentaries/animation movies, lending her voice to cartoon shows and being a true Potterhead.

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