Paper Crafters Unite Against Racism

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Good Morning! Today I am sharing a card that is part of the two-day Paper Crafters Unite Against Racism Instagram Hop. This hop and all of the creator’s spark conversations about this important topic. Racism is prevalent in our society. It is not a political ploy to gain votes. I participate in this hop because my family is a blended family. My husband comes from India and I have two children as a result of our marriage. Awareness matters, unity matters and I hope today you will take the time to spark a conversation with one of the creators. Make a new friend….love each other.

card supplies

  • Cancer Girl-Picket Fence Studios
  • Marvelously You Die-Picket Fence Studios
  • Create in Quads Layering Stencil-Taylored Expressions
  • Platinum 6 Die-Cutting Machine-Spellbinder
  • Misti Stamp Platform
  • Blending brushes-LDRS Creative
  • Black Hybrid Ink-Picket Fence Studios
  • Black Soot-Distress Ink
  • Ground Espresso-Distress Ink
  • Walnut Stain-Distress Ink
  • Rusty Hinge-Distress Ink
  • Antique Linen-Distress Ink
  • One Fine Day Enamel Dots
  • Liquid Glue-Bearly Arts
  • Foam Tape-Altenew
  • WaffleFlower Silicone Mat
  • Neenah Classic Crest Solar White

Card Details

  • Cut, score and fold an A2 top-folding card base from Neenah Classic Crest Solar White 110lb card stock
  • Use any geometric stencil to create a border on your card. The stencil I used was part of SCT’s Crop & Create Delivered virtual event. It is from Taylored Expressions and has not been released to the public yet. (TIP-the Waffle Flower Stencil mat is EXCELLENT for alignment of any stencil.
  • Stamp the Cancer Girl image, emboss with clear embossing powder, and heat your image.
  • Color your image with your favorite coloring medium.
  • Die-cut your image.
  • Die-cut the Marvelously You with your die-cutting machine. Cut a 1″ piece of vellum and glue it to the back of the sentiment die.
  • Cut the card panel to 4″ x 5.25″.
  • Add foam tape to the back of this focal panel. (TIP-add some Bearly Art glue to the foam and it will allow you to wiggle the panel into place).
  • Add the clear enamel dots.

As always, thank you for stopping by I appreciate you. Please stop by and visit this Instagram Hop. Start at @hcbc2_handcrafted to start the hop. I would love if you could follow me on Instagram @expressivepaper and if you could subscribe, below, to my blog. Have a conversation with one of the creators today and continue to have new conversations tomorrow.


2 thoughts on “Paper Crafters Unite Against Racism”

  1. Kathy, your card is powerful and reading about you was great, too. And I agree that we all need to do what we can to counteract and eliminate racism. Peace to you, Barbara-Jean

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