Saturday, July 3, 2021

Saturday Showcase

Hi Everyone, Tera Here. This is my first Saturday Showcase for the Funkie Junkie Boutique! I wanted to showcase a project using some of my favorite things... Stamps and Inks/Sprays! If you don't already know me, I am a rubber stamp addict! I also love bugs and grungy vintage things. Naturally I combined those to make a super cute and easy A2 card that you can use for any occasion!

To start I used a pale greenish white piece of cardstock from my stash. I stamped the type background in speckled egg distress ink. After drying that with my heat tool, I then used one of the large layering stencils (THS143) with an embossing dabber to apply a thin layer of embossing liquid through the stencil. The embossing powder/glaze I used was "fossilized amber"

I forgot to take a picture after I inked around the edges... I used the speckled egg, and walnut stain to add more grungy goodness like you see above.

On a separate piece of paper I stamped one of the butterflies from the specimen set in black soot archival ink. 

Before cutting it out I used the spray stains above to color my image. After I cut it i used walnut stain distress ink again to ink the edges.

Before gluing my butterfly down I added the specimen stamp and some stitches to finish off the background.

For the card base I used an ultra dark brown piece of cardstock (It's almost black). 

I hope you liked this little inspiration!!!

Products Used: 
Stamps: Specimen, Stitches, Newsprint &Type
Layering Stencil: THS143
Distress Ink: Speckled Egg, Walnut Stain
Archival Ink: Black Soot (You can now preorder the large size HERE)
Embossing Glaze: Fossilized amber


  1. Great project! The large butterfly looks fantastic.
    Wonderful make and showcase!

  2. Fantastic tutorial Tera. I love the close up photos that show the crisp details and clever layering so well x

  3. Awesome, thanks for sharing your wonderful inspiration!