Friday, October 12, 2012

October Club Cards

So I started a new job this week thus the lack of posts. I'll do better next week.
This month for club we did the Shaving Cream Technique, these are the cards we made, a halloween and a Thanksgiving.  The Technique is as follows.

Shaving Cream

Fill your container with shaving cream.   Use a wooden stick to smooth it out a bit.
Add several drops of each of your re-inker colors to your shaving cream.
Mix shaving cream and re-inker in a swirling motion.
Continue to mix until you like the design/swirls you see
Press your cardstock into the shaving cream. Make sure the card front is completely coated.
Pull cardstock out of the shaving cream.
Lay another piece of cardstock on top of the one covered in shaving cream. Press together, then pull apart. giving you two shaving cream coated pieces of cardstock.   This will give you two shaving cream coated pieces of cardstock.
Take a paper towel and wipe away the shaving cream in a swirling motion.
Let dry.
Finish your card. Either layer an image on top or stamp directly onto the background.

  • The card bases are More Mustard.
  • The DSP used to make the flags is from Howlstooth & Scaringboone.
  • I used More Mustard, Tangerine Tango and Cajun Craze reinkers for my swirls in my technique.
  • For the Halloween card the Frightening Feline was stamped with Versamark onto the swirled glossy paper and heat embossed with black. the image was cut with the Window Frame Framelit on layered onto Basic Black CS cut the next size up. The eyes don't show well in the photo but they are rhinestone colored green.
  • The Thanksgiving card has a phrase from Seasonal Sayings stamped with Versamark and heat embossed with Early Espresso. It was cut with the Apothecary Accent Framelit and layered onto Early Espresso CS.
I hope you have fun with this technique!


  1. It's been a long time since I tried that technique so thanks for reminding me of it and for your great little tutorial. Both cards are really nice Kath. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Very cool! I love this technique and the way the paper smells and feels (so smooth!). Love your card!



  3. Love this technique. Have to admit I have never tried it, but this gives me inspiration. :)