Kindred Stamps July 2020 Release - History Makers

Thanks for stopping by my blog! It's Day 2 of the Kindred Stamps July 2020 Release Week! Today I am sharing my first set of sneak peeks for the week featuring the History Makers stamp set. This stamp set will be available on Friday, July 24th at 8 AM PST. I colored all of the characters with my Copic Sketch alcohol markers. The colors I used to illustrate these characters are listed at the end of this blog post. 

Project 1
For my first card I created a patriotic card background for these two iconic history makers. This card background was inspired by a 4th of July creation by Lady Michelle, check out her YouTube video here. I used the ink-smooching technique with Distress Inks to create the watercolor look for the stars and stripes. To mask off the horizontal stripes I used 1/2" thick purple tape. For the red stripes, I used Festive Berries, Picked Raspberry, and Carved Pumpkin Distress inks. For the blue stars, I used the Tumbled Glass, and Blueprint Sketch Distress inks. Finally, for additional embellishment I used Strawberry Coulis Tonic Nuvo Jewel Drops on the card base. 
Project 2
My second project features this pompous king. I wanted the card background to resemble his crown so I used regal tones of gold, red, white, and black. I used the Swirly Bits stencil and Festive Berries Distress Oxide ink to illustrate the velvet red fabric. I used the Spotted stencil and Black Soot Distress Oxide ink to illustrate the fur on the crown. I also used gold foil cardstock to represent the gold on the crown. I stamped the sentiments on the stitched circles and distressed the edges of the circles with the red ink. I matted the sentiment circles with gold foil circle die cuts. To finish the circle I propped the circles and the king image on foam adhesive to add dimension to the card. 
Project 3
For my last card I wanted to make a project showcasing a wonderful sisterly bond. For the background, I wanted to mix and match stencils that give a colonial feel so I used the Doily stencil and the Country Quilt stencil. I used the Shaded Lilac Distress Oxide ink, white pigment ink, and Wild Wisteria cardstock with these stencils to create a background that contrasted from the sisters' dresses. Finally, I attached the characters to the card with foam tape. 
Thank you for taking the time to stop by my blog! Let me know which project you liked the best by leaving a comment below. Make sure to check back later this week for another sneak peek. Shop the Kindred Stamps release this Friday! 

-Bri

The entire Kindred Stamps July release will be available Friday, July 24 at 8AM PST/11AM EST.  Be sure to subscribe to the Kindred Stamps blog to see a daily line up of sneak peeks from our amazing Design Team and see the full product release on Friday!  Come join the Fan Club and release event to be part of the release fun, and you may just win some KS credit!!

Coloring Guide

Patriot
Skin: E15, E13, E11, E21, E00
Hair: E79, E77, E74, E71
Coat: B32, B34, B37, B39
Vest & Pants: E40, E41, E42
Boots: E77, E79

Frenemy
Skin: V17, E35, E33
Hair: C8, C6, C4
Coat: V91, V93, V95, V99
Vest & Pants: E40, E41, E42
Boots: E47, E49

Wife
Skin: E11, E21, E00, E000, E0000
Hair: E79, E77, E74, E71
Dress: B01, B00, B000, B0000

Younger Sister
Skin: E15, E13, E11, E21, E00
Hair: E79, E77, E74, E71
Dress: Y11, Y00, Y000, Y0000

Older Sister
Skin: V17, E35, E33
Hair: C8, C6, C4
Dress: R81, R83, R85, RV00

King
Black: C4, C6, C8
Red Coat: R32, R35, R37, R39
Gold: Y21, YR23, YR24
White Shadow: C1, C3

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