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Suspension Card
Tiny messages or accents alternate on this interactive card element. Try one, then add a few more to suggest ornaments on a tree or birds in the sky!
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Two paper punches in the same shape that "nest"
  • Cardstock
  • Ink
  • Stamps
  • Sticky Strip
  • Dental floss or thread
  • Images © 1990-2007 Stampin' Up!
    Ask Beate
    Beate Johns answers your technique questions
    Q: "What is metallic pencil resist?"
    A: This technique is basically like crayon resist, but instead of crayons, use Stampin' Up!®'s metallic pencils. Stamp an image on glossy white cardstock and let dry. Color in with metallic pencils. Brayer over the entire piece of cardstock with a dark colored dye ink. Now, carefully rub a tissue over the colored images to remove the dye ink where you used the pencils. I say carefully, because if you rub over the images too hard, the color of the metallic pencils will come off, leaving you with the white of the cardstock shining through.
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