Hi, everybody! It's Monika back with some more ideas on how to use your stamps. This month's stamp club set, The Birds And The Blooms, lends itself perfectly for some stained glass effect colouring. First I tried my hand at making a shaker card.
I simply stamped the daffodils and the sentiment on a piece of acetate using black StazOn ink and coloured from the reverse using Peeloff markers. I attached my frame, added some foam tape, added the sprinkles, and attached a piece of white card before layering on my white base card and stamping the swirls, using a stamp from the Distressed Floral Swirls set, into place.
TIP!: For a stronger contrast, try heat embossing on heat resistant acetate, which would make the sentiment a little more visible. I quite like it like this as it adds a little magic and make you shake the card in order to find out what the message is.Below is a photograph which captures the transparency beautifully as the sunlight shines through the painted daffodils. Well, it sort of makes you see double.
I made a little video for my first card. It gives you my thoughts and the usual tips and tricks as I go along.
Have a lovely day!
The Birds and the Blooms is the June/July 2015 set in the STAMPlorations stamp club! We've got lots of perks, including free worldwide shipping, a free 4" by 6" stamp set sent every 3rd shipment (or immediately after signing up for the semi-annual subscription) and choice of 2 ARTplorations stencils ($10 value) in every stamp club package mailed out to subscribers! For more info and to sign up, click here.
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