Being Unique - Ashleigh Freeston

April 25, 2020 2 Comments

Being Unique - Ashleigh Freeston

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Card Size 
 4 1/4" x 5 3/4"

Uniquely Creative Products Used

UC1802 Purrfect stamp, UCD1913 Purrfect dies, UCD1911 Stitched Window Frame dies, UC1795 Arty Doodles Acrylic stamp, UC1800 Gum Leaves Branch stamp

Other Products Used

Worn Lipstick, Spiced Marmalade, Mustard Seed and Twisted Citron Distress Oxide, white embossing powder, Versamark embossing ink, clear embossing powder, Onyx Black Versafine Ink, blending tools, smooth white cardstock, black cardstock

Colours Used

Copic Markers: 

Ginger Cat – Y32, YR21, YR24, YR27

Grey Cat – T1, T2, T3, T4, T5


1. Cut base card down to 5 ¾” high.

2. Cut black cardstock to 4” x 5 ½”. Cut white cardstock to 3 ¾” x 5 ¼”.

3. On white cardstock, randomly stamp Doily and Paisley images from Arty Love stamp set with Versamark embossing ink. Heat emboss with white embossing powder

4. Add colour to background by blending Distress Oxides – I used Worn Lipstick, Spiced Marmalade, Mustard Seed and Twisted Citron.

5. Remove colour from embossed areas by wiping over with a dry paper towel. This will return those areas to white.

6. Die cut Stitched Window Frame die from another piece of white cardstock. With centre square, repeat step above with stamping Arty Doodle stamp and embossing with white embossing powder.

7. Colour the square with Twisted Citron Distress Oxide. Remove ink from embossed areas with dry paper towel.

8. Assemble card by adhering die cut square on black cardstock with foam tape. Adhere this piece onto main background piece

9. Colour images with colouring medium of choice – I used Copic Markers. Foam mount on card as per the image.

10. Stamp sentiment from Gum Leaves stamp set and heat emboss with clear embossing powder. Die cut and adhere to card front with foam tape to complete the card.

2 Responses

Wendy Schultz
Wendy Schultz

April 26, 2020

Love the way you have used the ‘Arty Doodles’ acrylic stamp and ‘Gum Leaves Branch’ stamp and ‘Distress Oxide’ inks to create a beautiful background for your very creative and cute card. Great work.

Judith McCarthy
Judith McCarthy

April 25, 2020

Can’t wait to get my kit so I can play along too.Love this!

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