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Bumbleberry Papercrafts: Monochromatic card with a quick and easy background

Hello, good to see you! I have stopped making Christmas cards now, most are done and I also wanted a break from them. So instead, for today’s post, I created two very simple quick and easy ‘Hello’ using a beautiful and delicate looking stamp set from Gina K Designs. These stamps were perfect for creating monochromatic cards with a quick and easy background. To make the intricate details of the stamps really stand out an pop I used paired down colour scheme and allowing the contrast of the blues and white to enhance the beautiful detail. These cards can easily be adapted to suit any occasion, stamp and colour scheme. 

Monochromatic card with a quick and easy background card Process overview

To start off, cut a piece of Neenah Classic Crest Solar white card down to 5.5″ x 4.25 and place in a stamp positioner. Alternatively, you can use acrylics blocks – as I was making two cards, the stamp positioner made it slightly quicker. Stamp your leaves, rotating and moving the position for variety. I found it easy with the stamp positioner to just rotate the card 180 degrees and stamp in the opposite corner and the just fill in the spaces with a few more additional leaves. 

For the navy card, I just used a simple layer white die cut hello from Altenew and paired this with a heat embossed sentiment from the Leaf Canopy stamp set. To finish the card off, I added a few Nuvo drops – these were clear but they did absorb the ink I used as it was quite juicy and hadn’t dried before I added the drops. 

For the second card, I used a paler blue and therefore needed the die cut sentiment to stand out. I added a die cut out of silver mirror card to the top which contrasted well with the background. Again, this card was finished with a heat embossed sentiment and clear Nuvo drops. Both panels were adhered to a 5.5″ x 4.25 card base made out of 110lb Neenah solar white card. 

Monochromatic card with a quick and easy background card photos

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For the original post on how I made this card, head over to the Bumbleberry Papercrafts blog HERE to find out more and to pick up the items I used.

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*this post was  produce as part of my design team work for Bumbleberry Papercrafts. I have not been paid to make this post, but I am given supplies from Bumbleberry Papercrafts to use. However, I only create projects I am proud of and use the products that I love.  The information provided is based on my own personal experience – I am not an expert. 

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Hi, I am Verity and I live in the UK.  I love to create beautiful projects whenever I can. My main passion lies with Papercrafting, however, I will always turn my hand to a new project or craft any chance I get.

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