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Tip: Use heavy pressure with your pencils to get dramatic color.

CardArt Journey
By Shari Carroll

Color portions of your images to create dramatic effects and depth.

Featured Product:
CK134 CardArt Journey Kit

Hero Materials:
CH136 Small Accent Pearls
CH137 Medium Accent Pearl
S4878 Old Letter Writing
AF101 Black Ink Pad
MS202 Colorbox Chalk Queue - Chocolates & Blueberries

Additional Materials:
color pencils, foam mount tape, ribbon, and large eyelet


Journey Card

  1. Stamp the Journey CardArt image twice onto white cardstock.
  2. Color the background of one of the stamped images, emphasizing the non-postage stamp areas. Trim and mount to brown cardstock.
  3. Cut out the stamps from the second image and color with pencils. Mount the stamps onto brown and black papers. Mount to the stamped collage panel with foam tape.
  4. Stamp the "Journey" portion of the image onto Kraft cardstock, trim and mount to brown cardstock, and adhere to the collage.
  5. Stamp flourishes from the Designer Flourishes set onto a Baby Blue Notecard with dark brown ink.
  6. Mount the collage to the card at an angle with foam tape.
  7. Add Small and Medium Accent Pearls to finish.

Journey Tag

  1. Stamp the Journey CardArt image twice onto white cardstock.
  2. Color the background softly with color pencils. Trim the image, taking off a small portion around the edges.
  3. Create a tag shape from kraft cardstock to fit the stamped collage. Mount the background image to the tag. Distress the edges with brown ink.
  4. Cut out the postage stamps from the second image. Color with pencils and mount to the tag with foam tape.
  5. Finish the tag by adding ribbon and a large eyelet.
  6. Stamp the Old Letter Writing image with Gold Ink onto the left portion of a Cream Notecard.
  7. Mount the tag to the card with foam tape.

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