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Connie Mercer

Hugs from New York City Collage Card

Hi, Connie here with a fun collage card showcasing stamped images with a New York City theme, and highlighting them using the E-Z Runner® Stars Refillable Dispenser. It may look complicated but breaking it down in steps will make it much easier to create this mixed media style greeting card.

Hugs from New York City Collage Card by Connie Mercer for Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L

Collage Card Prep

Stamp all the images first using a combination of black and red inks against a white cardstock background (with the exception of the sentiment and card panel), and trim out all the stamped images.

The card panel background was created using mixed media style stamps on sage green cardstock. The sentiment words were white embossed on black cardstock, and trimmed out in strips.

Stars for the LADY

Hugs from New York City Collage Card by Connie Mercer for Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L
  • 1. Stamp the Statue of Liberty on white cardstock.
    2. Roll the stars over the image with the E-Z Runner Stars Refillable Dispenser. Apply Perfect Pearls in green patina over the statue, pressing into the adhesive to secure.
    3. Remove excess powder with a brush. Place the excess back into the Perfect Pearls container.
    4. Outline the stars with a white gel pen. Let dry. Color the statue with watered-down Distress Oxide ink. Adhere to the card panel with the E-Z Runner Grand Refillable Dispenser.
Hugs from New York City Collage Card by Connie Mercer for Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L

All of the elements to the card are ready to be adhered to the card front.

Building the card

Hugs from New York City Collage Card by Connie Mercer for Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L
  • 1. Use Crafty Foam Tape 108′ to adhere the mixed media style background to the card base.
    2. Using E-Z Squares Refillable Dispenser adhere the Lady and the Empire State Building stamped images to card front.
    3. Using the Crafty Foam Tape 108′ ( favorite product) to add the Bridge image to the card front. By adding dimension to the Bridge image I’m able to layer the stamped images for a collage look.
    4. The sentiment was embossed and adhered using the 3D Foam Strips.
Hugs from New York City Collage Card by Connie Mercer for Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L

This is a fun project to create and I love how the sentiment works perfectly with the stamped images.
Thanks for stopping by and I hope you enjoyed this project as much as I did creating it.
Connie Mercer

Creative Time: 90 minutes
Skill Level: intermediate

Materials Needed:
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L®

E-Z Runner Grand Refillable Dispenser
E-Z Runner Stars Refillable Dispenser and E-Z Squares Refillable Dispenser
3D Foam Strips
Crafty Foam Tape 108′
Other: Darkroom Door Stamps, Ranger/Archival ink, WOW Embossing Powder, Ranger/Perfect Pearls, white gel pen, mixed media white cardstock, sage green cardstock and acrylic black paint (speckling card)

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