Monday, 7 November 2016

Masterboard Monday.

Welcome to all my new followers, hope you enjoy the journey.

I am here today to show you a card:


made with this Masterboard:

 
I've been having fun with some wax paper to create a lovely background which I then covered with several colours of distress ink.
There are many ways to do this but I chose the simplest method for these cards by just screwing the wax paper then opening it up and ironing it between two sheets of card.
 
 
 

 
I actually made three of these and also flicked water onto the surface which reacts with the distress ink. I blotted this with the white card you can see here to create a mottled texture on both surfaces but quite different. The white card will be used for another project soon.


I used an A3 piece of card for this Maserboard and when complete I cut it in half as seen here.
 
 
Then into ten small pieces as you only need a small amount for each card.
 
 
I used the following dies to complete this card.


 
Obviously you could add any embellishments to this but I decided on the snowflakes and you could of course use printed papers for the background if you don't wish to make your own background papers. Either way this is a fairly quick card and very clean looking too.
It has been deliberately made quite flat as it may well have to be posted.


 I hope you enjoyed watching me make this and I would love to hear your comments about it.
Only another nine to go with this Masterboard!
 
Many thanks for stopping by and happy crafting,
 
Angela x
 
I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
 
Crafting Musketeers Challenge Blog # 43 Christmas Wishes.
Southern Ridge Trading Company: Christmas.

9 comments:

  1. This is a beautiful card, Angela! I have still not cut up my masterboards and finished any Christmas cards yet!

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  2. Fabulous background and finished card, love the design. Have a great week xxx

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  3. I do love the wonderful background you created for this card, it looks so beautiful behind the Merry Christmas, the snowflakes are a perfect addition. xx

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  4. Just beautiful!! Love the colors you used on this masterboard Angela!! Well done! xo

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  5. Gorgeous card and such an elegant design.
    Julie x

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  6. This is such a pretty card Angela and I love your background. Barbxx

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  7. Love this background with delicate colours Angela, beautiful Christmas card design using those fabulous dies.
    Pam x

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  8. Beautiful card Angela! The background is wonderful! Thanks for playing along on the Southern Ridge Trading Company Blog!
    -Katelyn DT member at Southern Ridge Trading Company

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