Simple DIY Cards – Winter Cards with Art Screens

by | November 16th, 2016 | 1
Simple DIY Cards with Art Screens. Tutorial by Jenn Shurkus

Hello Everyone! Jenn Shurkus here sharing with you how you can create some simple DIY cards using Colorbox® mini art screens, Pigment Petal Point® Inkpads (Winterscape and Home), and Twinkle Dust. These cards will be easy to replicate and perfect for mailing to friends this winter!

Make your own simple DIY card with Artscreen! Here's Jenn's quick tutorial:

Supplies Used for Making Simple DIY Cards:

How to make simple DIY cards - winter themed cards by Jenn Shurkus featuring Art Screens from Clearsnap!

Step 1: Using washi tape secure the art screen down onto the cardstock. Also use washi tape to block off any areas you don’t want to accidentally ink.

Step 2: Using a Colorbox® Art Daubers and Pigment: ColorBox® Petal Point® to brush the ink through the art screen.

Step 3: Repeat steps 1 and 2 until you have your snowman all stenciled.

How to make simple DIY cards featuring Art Screens from Clearsnap. Check out Jenn's tutorial!

Step 4: Trace the art screen onto masking paper. Cut it out.

Step 5: Cover the snowman with the masking paper and stencil over it snowflakes with the Weather Art Screen.

Step 6: Mask out a hillside and ink that as well.

Step 7: Die-cut out this background with a scalloped rectangle.

Simple DIY Card with Art Screens, Tutorial by Jenn Shurkus

Step 8: Using a glue pen and Sugar Shimmer Twinkle dust fill in the hillside with glitter. Add some sparkle to the snowflakes too.

Step 9: Using white and gold gel pens add some details to the snowman.

Step 10: Adhere the scalloped rectangle to a card front.

I encourage you to set aside some creative time and make a bunch of these for friends & family! With all the different Clearsnap® Art Screens you can make a variety of themed cards!

Jenn Shurkus, Guest Blogger

Jenn lives on Cape Cod, with her kitty Mister Harley and her boyfriend Chris. She’s been papercrafting for 15 years, and has played multiple roles in the paper craft industry as an independent store manager, designer and teacher.  Jenn loves to show people new and clever ideas to design their cards and projects. She has a flair for the “artsy-fartsy” without going over the top. She designs her projects in the way to inspire, but not intimidate. Jenn is eager to share her creative passions with others and encourage their artistic growth. She currently teaches in person and online classes as well as hosts Art Retreats. You can read more about her, her handsome kitty Mister Harley and wicked cute boyfriend Chris on her blog {creative chick} as well as follow her creative endeavors on Instagram.

One Response to Simple DIY Cards – Winter Cards with Art Screens

  1. Ann says:

    Super cute card and fun technique.

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