Hi everyone!! Welcome to another edition of Tuesday Tips and Tricks. Today, I want to tell you the ways I vintage-ed up my inspiration project from the iCopic Weekly Challenge for this week. Hopefully you can take away a trick or two from today's post and use them on your entry!
Let's get started!
Here's my card:
I am not very good at vintagey distressed type of projects (I am more of a clean/bright type), but I gave it my best shot. Here's what I did to get that vintage distressed look:
I picked out some vintage style patterned paper from Simple Stories, which is now available at iCopic. This pack is called 25 Days of Christmas.
I used muted Copic colors to color in the stamp image, called Pickle with Sledge from Wild Rose Studio, and I based these colors off of the patterned papers I used. I wanted everything to flow. I used the following colors:
- E40, E41, E42, E43, E44, E47, and E49 (for all the penguin fur, sled, fuzzy part of his hat, and ribbon on the presents)
- YG93, YG95, and YG97 (for the presents and his scarf and hat)
- Y28 (for his beak and feet)
- #12 AtYouSpica Glitter Pen (Silver) for the metal parts of the sled.
Then as shown in the video, I inked around the edges of the Christmassy bingo paper and the image I colored.
To add a little more of a distressed look, I curled up the edges of the bingo paper and also of the scallop. Curled and crinkled paper always reminds me of vintage.
Here is another close-up:
What are your best vintagey tips?? Share them below!
That's all for today, but Michelle will be back tomorrow with another project for ya.