Comfy Cotton Comfort

by Svitlana Shayevich

Hi friends,

Svitlana is here. Today I want to share a cozy card made using Cotton Comfort Stamp Set. I’m in love with stamps in this set. So beautiful and big!

Make a comfy card using Cotton Comfort Stamp Set from Altenew and some flocking powder. Card by @craftwalks

When I think about cotton one of the first associations I have are comfort and coziness. On my card I tried to replicate this feeling.

To start off I stamped one cotton boll onto a Parchment panel using Sand Dunes Ink. I was using a stamp positioning tool for stamping and left the stamp mounted in it. Next I went ahead and colored the cotton with pencils. I did very simple coloring using white and brown pencils. Then I placed my panel into the stamp positioning tool back and stamped again with Embossing Ink. Following by adding Copper Embossing Powder and heat setting it.

Altenew Cotton Comfort Svitlana Shayevich Flocking 02

Next I stamped another boll using Sand Dunes Ink. I didn’t do any masking as this ink is very light and wouldn't be seen under pencil coloring anyways. Which I did the next. Then I stamped over with Embossing Ink, added Copper Embossing Powder. Some of the powder stuck to cardstock in overlapped areas. I brushed it off with a dry brush. And then went ahead and heat set it.

I did the same for all other elements.

Altenew Cotton Comfort Svitlana Shayevich Flocking 03

I did this trick with stamping and coloring before heat embossing as outlines of these stamps are pretty thick and you can see that I got pretty thick embossing, which would be hard to color over with pencils.

And I also heat embossed the sentiment in the right bottom. Added some dots with a glue pen and heat embossed them as well.

Altenew Cotton Comfort Svitlana Shayevich Flocking 04

To add some coziness to this card I covered cotton heads with flock powder. I have this powder from the very beginning of my craft “career”, I don’t use it very often. But neither I get rid of it. As it comes in handy when I want to add some soft elements to my card.

So I covered the locks part with clear liquid glue, poured some flocking on top, covered with a piece of printer paper and pressed it. And then shook the excess off. Leaving a this layer of flocking on them.

If you don't have flocking this design will work too. Maybe just coloring of locks with white pencil I'd make more standing out (since I was covering them with flocking I did very basic coloring).

Hope you like my card :) Have a great day!

S svitiana

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Kelly Butler October 28, 2017 - 10:29

Fall Harvest comfy Cozy! Wonderful.

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Lagene October 28, 2017 - 10:53

Awesome, I love the monochromatic card!

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Ingrid October 28, 2017 - 14:29

Wat een mooie prachtige kaart is dit geworden
de stempel set is o al heel mooi
Groeten Ingrid

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Henriëtte October 28, 2017 - 14:30

Great card, I love the flock on the cotton bolls, I think if you don’t have flock you perhaps can use a snowproduct. Thanks for this little cozyness!

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Barb macaskill October 28, 2017 - 15:04

This is such a simple set yet it has lots of POP to it! I have this set on my wishlist and can’t wait to order it! This is such a delightfully beautiful card! TFS!

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Jerry Greenwood October 28, 2017 - 17:30

Beautiful Card! Where do I get the Flock Powder? I would love to try it.

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Svitlana Shayevich November 3, 2017 - 09:07

Thank you, Jerry!
I own mine for many year and I bought it in Michaels I believe. You can also find it on Amazon or at Simon Says Stamp.

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Karthikha Uday October 29, 2017 - 02:33

Beautiful card!!

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Billie A October 29, 2017 - 03:12

Very pretty. Love the look.

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Helen October 29, 2017 - 11:34

Svitlana, what a great idea to use the flocking on the cotton. Recently visited some cotton fields so I’ll be using your idea when I do my scrapbook layout. This stamp set offers so many possibilities. tfs

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Marjorie Dumontier October 30, 2017 - 10:49

I saw your card over onto your blog and said how well I think you’ve managed to make this card feel like comfort.

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Tara Prince October 30, 2017 - 13:13

So pretty!!

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