Distress Oxide Blended Star Slimline Card | Altenew Halftone Stars
Updated: Sep 14
Hello everyone, Thank you so much for stopping by for this week's card!! I am so excited to share this Distress Oxide ink blended card with you, so let's jump right in!!
To start I always cut down my panels, in this case of a slimline card I end up eyeballing the size a bit and tried for a 1/4 inch smaller than my card base which is 7 by 8.5 inches, 3.5 inches when scored and folded. I cut the panel out of some 80 lb Neenah solar white cardstock and the base out of some 100lb black cardstock.
I then took my panel and blended on Distress oxides in the colours Picked Raspberry, Wilted Violet, Peacock Feathers, Cracked Pistachio, and squeezed lemonade in random sections on my panel, a perfect blend doesn't matter because we are going to cover the whole panel in Black Soot later.
Once my Oxide inks were dry, I used a stamping platform and stamped out all the Stars in the Halftone Stars stamp set by Altwnew and clear heat embossed them with Icicle Embossing Powder by Brutus Monroe. Once everything was smooth and melted I let the panel cool down for a minute then took my Black Soot Distress ink pad and smeared it all over the coloured panel. Once I was happy with the coverage on my panel I used a microfiber cloth to buff off the ink on top of my embossed areas.
I wish I had embossed more stars on to the background but at this point, I couldn't add any more so I chose to flick on some white Gouache and Liquid pixie dust splatter filling in some of the bare areas.
I also cut a white panel for the inside of the card and using the same Oxide inks stamped the Halftone Stars on that panel. I then glued the white panel into the black card base and the embossed panel to the front of the card.
When it came to the sentiment I really struggled but in the end, I added some gold Thickers as they matched the gold spatter from the Liquid Pixie Dust and were bold enough to hold their own on the card front.
Thank you so much for checking out my card!! I have a step by step video below this post and a full supplies list below that. I will see you again soon!!!
Altenew Halftone Stars
Tim Holtz paper trimmer
100lb black cardstock (base)
100lb white cardstock
Blending Tool & Foam
Tim Holtz glass media mat
Teflon Bone Folder
Neenah Solar White 80lb Cardstock (50 pack)
Neenah Solar White 80lb Cardstock (25 pack)
Wilted Violet Distress Oxide Ink
Squeezed Lemonade Distress Oxide Ink
Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide Ink
Peacock FeathersDistress Oxide Ink
Cracked Pistachio Distress Oxide Ink
Black Soot Distress Oxide Ink
Dylusions Shimmer Sprays:
Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
Brutus Monroe Icicle Embossing Powder
Ranger Ink Anti Static Powder bag
Embossing heat tool
Inkon3 Liquid Pixie Dust
Winsor & Newton Permanent White Gouache
Small Acrylic Block
T square ruler
Distress Collage Medium
Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive
Studio Katia Triangle Tray
Royal Langnickel Zen Watercolour Brush Size 2 Round
HeroArts Unicorn Pigment ink
Simon Says Stamp Thanks and Encouragement Mix set
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