Tuesday, January 13, 2015

{Spotlight Project} Vicki Goes Reflective

I made a card here awhile back. I had more then one person ask me how I did it. Well, I am here to show you today how to make a reflective image. It's so easy you'll think, Duh!

Here is the finished card:

I used the newly released STAMPlorations set, Bold Sentiments: Hashtag Authentic. [I am loving this set for sure!]

Okay, to create the reflective look, here are the steps:

Stamp the sentiment in blue; stamp the "you are" also in black.

Flip the panel for close line up and stamp again, in gray.

Mask off the blue word, and sponge on light blue.

Using a self made stencil, sponge yellow and a darker yellow at the bottom for depth.

You now have a reflective card.

This is really fun when you use a city skyline [like the linked sample]. However, I really like the word usage too~

See you in a couple of weeks~

Stamps Vicki used in today's project:


Bold Sentiments: Hashtag Authentic is one of 6 stamp sets released in January 2015. And did you know that you can substitute this stamp set plus a couple more (you get to choose the stamps!) and have them sent to you as part of your STAMPlorations stamp club membership? We've got lots of perks, including a free 4" by 6" stamp set like Trendy Butterflies sent every 3rd shipment (or immediately after signing up for the semi-annual subscription) and ARTplorations stencils ($10 value) to every stamp club package mailed out to subscribers! For more info and to sign up, click here.

Prize alert! Leave a comment in this post for an entry to our Spotlight Projects random drawing for January. We'll pick a commenter to win a $10 gift certificate or her choice of 1 ARTplorations stencil. We'll announce the winner on February 1!


  1. Very clever Vicki! The card makes you look twice. Great color choices too. Thanks for the tutorial.

  2. I've always wondered how to do a reflection. I'm definitely going to have to try this out.

  3. Very Striking! love the effects created by masking.

  4. Love this awesome reflection creation Vicki! A nice and clever trick and great choice of colors too!

  5. Very clever! I think YOU are awesome, Vicki, because you always have something fun to share.

  6. What a fabulous technique ..Thank you so much for sharing ..Your card looks awesome :)

  7. Wow...how awesome is this! Great technique from a designing start!

  8. Großartig !!!!
    der Effekt ist einfach umwerfend und einfach zu machen, werde ich mir merken - danke
    CU hellerlittle

  9. This looks great! Perfect stamps for this effect.

  10. Very cool effect, Vicki. I'm not sure that I could do it...

  11. Thanks for sharing this great technique!! I definitely plan to use it!!!

  12. I really like this card and technique!! That will be on my to do list and I already have the Bold Sentiment set.

  13. Cute card and fun tutorial.
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  14. Completely genius work here on this amazeballs card!! Thank you for showing us just how you achieved such a great look!!!

  15. Love this, great tutorial, i soired an idea so thank you xx

  16. Fab technique, something new to try! Thanks for sharing!

  17. Fun technique. Very into masks at the moment, especially homemade ones. Hugz

  18. I love the reflective look and the layers of sponging and masking. Awesome card.

  19. A real WOW CAS card Vicki, yes I agree 'awesome'


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