Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Try It Tuesday~ grab your suitcase, with Darkroom Door!

Hi, Connie here with a couple of cards using the new Eclectic: Suitcase stamp by Darkroom Door.  I'll start with the World Traveler card~

Stamp the Postage stamps background stamp on white cardstock.  Use several different colors of ink to mimic the different colors of postage stamps.
Mount the background on two different colors of cardstock, bringing in two of the colors from the background.  Stamp the suitcase on white cardstock and trim out.
Stamp stickers out for the suitcase using the Correspondence and Vintage Office set by Darkroom Door. and adhere to suitcase. Add a Paper Dolls image by Tim Holtz/Idea-ology.
Brass look alike brads were added to the suitcase using a Pearl Pen by Viva.  
Stamp the words World Traveler on white cardstock, trim out and adhere to card front.  Speckle with ink splats or paint. Stamp postage cancellation image on front of card.

Supply List:
Darkroom Door: Eclectic: Suitcase, Vintage Office, Nomad, Correspondence and Background: Postage stamps
Ink: Ranger/Archival: Saffron, Cobalt, Jet Black, Potting Soil and Fern Green
Pearl Pen: Viva/Bronze
Paper Dolls/Tim Holtz Idea-ology

The next card is called Follow Your Dreams using the same Eclectic/Suitcase stamp by Darkroom Door.

This card is created much the same way as the first card.  Stamp the background, on white cardstock, using the Tickets stamp by Darkroom Door.  Stamp Lady Liberty, with black ink, on the side and adhere to the card base.

Stamp two suitcases out, on white cardstock, using Archival (Potting soil) and Distress Oxide (Walnut Stain) and trim out. Overlap the suitcases and adhere to the card front.

Stamp the suitcase with words and stickers from different Darkroom Door sets. Add the paper doll to the card front.  Add some color to the flag by using the Cobalt and Red Geranium Archival inks.
Speckle the card with ink or paint.  Add the Brass look a like brads, to the suitcase, using the Pearl Pen by Viva.

Supply List:
Darkroom Door: Eclectic: Suitcase, New York Vol. 1, Nomad and Background: Tickets.
Ink: Archival: Cobalt, Jet Black, Red Geranium and Potting Soil
Ink: Distress Oxide: Walnut Stain
Pearl Pen: Viva/Bronze
Paper Dolls: Tim Holtz Idea-ology

Thanks for stopping by~
Connie Mercer


  1. These are gorgeous! LOVING the suitcases!!!!!!

  2. Your cards are soooo cool! Love the softness and vintage look.


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