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Shadow box cards with Natasha Valkovskaya

Shadow box cards with Natasha Valkovskaya

Hey, crafty friends! Happy to see you here! Today I will share with you two shadow box cards featuring stamps and dies from Pinkfresh Studio newest releaseLet's jump right in! 

These shadow box cards were inspired by Jennifer McGuire and her awesome shadow box card tutorial. Make sure to check her YouTube channel or blog for this, because I'm not even half as good as she is at explaining all the tips and tricks! 

Both cards are very simple on the outside, because the magic happens when you open them. For the front of the first card I used a sentiment and snowflakes from the Home for the Holidays set

For the inside I used Happy Hugs set. I coloured these adorable bears with Pinkfresh Studio liquid watercolours: Licorice and Candy apple and die cut them with the coordinating die

As you see I'm not that much of a colourer, but I like how they turned out, and I like this a bit sloppy watercolour look. The sentiment is also from the Happy Hugs set

To create the sky behind them, I applied Pinkfresh Studio Sky Blue and Sapphire with an almost dry flat brush. I think this texture creates an illusion of a snowy wind, doesn't it?

The second card is more earthy. I used mostly kraft for it with a bit of white and blue. This card features Lush Greenery set from our October release.

Again, pretty plain on the outside, isn't it? But when you open it...



The sentiment is from My Favorite Things to Say set, which is jam-packed with wonderful uplifting words - an absolute must-have! I stamped the sentiment in Stazon ink on acetate. I'm really happy with the soft and subtle look of this card.

Here's a video of the process for you. You can watch it here or on Pinkfresh Studio YouTube channel.

 

Thank you very much for spending time with me! Have a fabulous day and find time for something that makes you happy!

Natasha

 

 

2 comments

2. Oct 13, 2018

Natalia, I love your work and am your avid follower on IG as @jordanbev5. Have loved your shadow boxes using the Pinkfresh Studio dies!!! The new Happy Hugs is adorable too with the wash of watercoloring!!

Beverly Jordan
1. Oct 12, 2018

Wow! Your cards are so beautiful! Love your designs!

Kirsty Vittetoe

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