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Tuesday, October 07, 2014

{Spotlight Project} Cornelia Plays with a Couple of Oldies but Goodies Stamp Sets



Hi, everyone. Cornelia is back playing with some of the older STAMPlorations sets today! I used one of my favorite techniques, sponging, and one of my favorite gadgets to make those cards, the Stamp-a-majig.





So let's get started. I masked white card stock with post-it notes. I like to do this in a grid pad to get my lines straight. I used a Kaleidocolor inkpad for this card. You can use any kind of ink for sponging - I have used them all with similar results. I basically just pick the colors I like...



As you can see, I went with yellow and green.


I stamped the little number stamp on the clear plastic sheet that comes with the Stamp-a-majig using Versafine ink (my favorite).


This way your stamping stays very exact:


Next I stamped the daisy and heat embossed it with superfine WOW embossing powder. I like the detail of that powder.


I then colored the daisy also in yellow and green but I used my Brushos for that, sprinkling a few crystals on a clear acrylic block and using a water brush.


I added the sentiment and a few stitched lines and cut out the daisy. I mounted the daisy with foam tape and added some Stickles to the center.


Here is a similar card I made, except that I stamped the heart strip on colored card stock and added some Washi tape:



Pull out your oldies and have fun! Thanks for visiting me today!


Stamps Cornelia used in today's project:

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14 comments:

  1. I love the big flower with the yellow green combo. Then you come up with the pink red combo! It looks great there too!! Obviously this flower is a must have that I don't have!!!! Another something for my overloaded wish list! Hugz

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  2. I love sponging and blending. The first card really pops with all of it's bright colors, but there's something classically beautiful about the pink daisy. Really pretty, Cornelia.

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  3. Thanks for the tips on how you made these cards. I always find it difficult to stamp in a straight line with text etc. Fab colours :-)

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  4. Gorgeous! Both are beautiful - I so appreciate you showing how you did this! Thank you!

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  5. Such happy cards, Cornelia! I love the bright yellow and green card. And, the pink daisy looks so pretty with the yellow center. Thanks for sharing!!

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  6. Stunning! Both cards are knock-outs! Gorgeous colour and sparkle on the first; and elegant beauty on the second! I need to bring out my stamp-a-ma-jig (although even with it in place, things wind up crooked! I think the 'operator" has issues *grin*) Thanks for brightening my day with these lovelies!
    ~c

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  7. Two stunning cards Cornelia! the sparkle in the center of the flower is so eye catching, thanks for sharing the creative process.

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  8. Elegant and pretty cards. Love the color combo, really striking!!! Thanks for sharing the tutorial !

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  9. Thanks for the great cards. Especially like the pink version with the hearts!

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  10. I love both card you made Cornelia
    the one with yellow and green the color are stunning and the way you used stamp a magjig...I think I must buy that tools...great idea...
    The second card I thought it was a DP but you made cleverly the heart with that tiny stamp...clever card Cornelia..love love love them

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  11. I love these bright, brilliant colors! Love the two different ways you've used the stamp!!

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