Vicki Boutin handmade cards | Jung

Hello crafty friends!  It’s Jung here, and today I’m sharing a couple of cards I made using the June 2018 Hip kits.  I was challenged to use the Vicki Boutin stamps and dies from this month’s Color kit, and I decided it was a perfect opportunity to make handmade cards (my other paper craft hobby…as if I needed another one, ha!)  Do we have any fellow carmakers in our Hip Kit Club community?

Here are the cards I created:

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I used the Bazzill marshmallow white cardstock from this month’s Cardstock kit, which has a bit of weight to it, so it’s perfect for mixed media and coloring.  I used the HKC exclusive b&w plaid paper from this month’s Main kit, and the Pinkfresh Studio enamel dots from the Project Life kit.

I also used some of the past color kits to make my cards.  I love getting the color kits, because you get so much use out of them!

Card 1:

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For this card, I stamped the images on the Bazzill cardstock with black ink, and colored them with Copic markers.  Then, I die cut the flowers using the included metal dies and fussy cut the leaves and butterflies.  On the background, I used a stencil that was included in the April Color kit, and white texture paste that I mixed with a little Distress Oxide ink in the color Cracked Pistachio, which was included in the February Color kit.

Card 2:

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For this card, I stamped the images on the Bazzill cardstock with Versamark ink, and I heat embossed it with white embossing powder which was included in the November 2017 Color kit.  Then I colored in the images with Vicki Boutin watercolor paints, which were in the March Color kit.  I die cut the flowers with the coordinating metal dies.  For the background, I chose the HKC exclusive b&w plaid paper.  I also added some enamel dots to finish off the card.

For both sentiments, I stamped one of the sentiments from the Vicki Boutin stamp set, and heat embossed it with white embossing powder on black cardstock.  I cut the sentiment out into a banner shape, and adhered it to my cards using foam squares.

That’s it for me today!  I hope I inspired you to get crafty!  Even though I used these stamped and colored images on handmade cards, they would totally work on scrapbook layouts too!

Have a lovely day!

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