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Today, the World 🌎 Revolves Around You!

This new "Have a Blast" stamp set is just out of this world!  It's just another super versatile Sassy & Crafty stamp set that can be used in so many ways.  I decided to use some metallic watercolors on black card stock to create a galaxy filled with cuteness!  Follow along for a step by step tutorial on making this interactive intergalactic card for a birthday blast!

Supplies used:

Step One:

I started with a 4.25" x 5.5" piece of black card stock and put it into the corner of my Misti.  I laid out the dies to secure that I'd be stamping in the right spot.

Step Two:

I lined up the stamps in the right places and used my anti-static powers in those areas before stamping with VersaMark ink and embossing with white embossing powder.

Step Three:

Next is the fun part.  I sprayed water into the colors I planned on using which were two different blues and two golds.  I used my watercolor brush to add the color to the cardstock in a marbling type of look.  Using different colors allows it to give it a celestial look.  I used my heat gun to speed up the drying process.

Step Four:

I lined the dies again on the colored cardstock and ran it through the Big Shot.  This helps with any warping.

Step Five:

Lining up the cut background to a the 4" x 5.25" layer of black cardstock, I adhered the hallow cut circle.  Next, I cut a strip of 100 lbs scrap cardstock into a 3.5" x 0.75" and used a large brad to connect it in the middle.  Make sure it's not tight and you're still able to spin the white piece around.

Step Six:

Using the 3m foam tape only on the outside of the exterior cut piece. The key here is to make sure there's still room for the white piece to spin while under this.  I cut the strips even thinner on the outside of where the spinner will go.

Step Seven:

Adhere that onto the black cardstock base and use a glue dot to stick the center "Happy Birthday piece to the brad in the center.  Then use the 3D Foam squares on the white pieces you can see, making sure that you can still spin it without the foam squares rubbing the edges.  Oops! I forgot to add white paint splatter for stars, so I used a white gel pen to make stars. 🤦🏽‍♀️ Next, you can stick your planets on.

Step Eight:

When adding this cute little panda, Only add the foam squares to the bottom of him so that he doesn't block the rotating planets.  The foam squares add more dimension and keep it from blocking the moving parts.

Now wasn't that fun!?! I hope you found this card inspiring to create something out of this world!  Make sure you stop by and shop the whole new June release any other stamps you didn't pick up already!  

Have a Sassy & Crafty Day!


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Clever card design and I like the space theme.

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