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Thursday, November 12, 2015

{Spotlight Project} Deepti Uses a Stamp in Reverse to Add Color


Hello friends! Deepti here and welcome to another spotlight feature. Today I thought of using the solid back of my stamp to color the outline image :) An easy way to add color when you don't feel like coloring LOL

So, here's a look at the finished card:




STEP 1
I started out by stamping the sentiment from Dee's Artsy Impressions - Christmas Bell Medley first as this will be a one layer card and I will build around my sentiment.



STEP 2
 Then I stamped the bell stamp in the reverse direction to get a solid stamp image and randomly stamped it on my card base. Then I did a second round of stamping over the solid image using the stamp the way it is supposed to be used :)




STEP 3
Finally I stamped a few other stamps from the set on the card base to build a background. I also went with a red colored pencil over the bells to add some shading.




Here's the finished card once again :)



That finishes my spotlight feature :) I hope you enjoyed it and will give this a try. Happy paper crafting!


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16 comments:

  1. It's beautiful and a fabulous idea to use the reverse of the stamp.

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  2. Such a clever idea. I shall be giving this idea a go...Thank you for the inspiration x

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  3. wow, extra points on creativity for this idea. The results look great.

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  4. This is such a cool technique and perfect for when time is short. Thank you so much for sharing this with us.

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  5. I have seen this technique before but have never given it a try. I think I need to because i LOVE it!!

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  6. That's a nice idea Deepti!! Love the colors you have chosen!! Very nice..

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  7. What a festive card! I love how you have stamped the black on the red and left a little gap. Love your finished card!!

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  8. Great idea! I will definitely have to give that a try. Pretty card!

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  9. I use this technique a lot, so easy peasy, LOVE how Deepti's card turned out, holiday perfection!!!

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  10. Gorgeous card, Deepti! That is one creative way of stretching stamp set!

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  11. Such an important and must use technique...I am gonna try this for sure... beautiful card Deepti! :)

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