Thursday, March 24, 2016

{Spotlight Project} Create Stamped Skies with Deepti

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Hello, friends! Deepti here and welcome to another spotlight feature. Today I am sharing a fun and quick way to create sky. I made a card set to showcase different colors of the sky. So, here's a look at the finished card set.

Step 1 - I started out by cutting a window into the card panel through which we will see the sky.

Step 2 - Next I marked a guideline on my cardbase using the window panel to stamp the sky. I then stamped the card base with different shades of ink using a brush stroke stamp from the Mixed Media Elements set. 

Here's how the three skies would look:

Step 3 - In order to add more interest I stamped, fussy cut, and colored the bird house from Country Rustic and assembled my card using foam dots. I also stamped the birds on the sky and sentiment from New Beginning and Fond Expressions, respectively, prior to adhering it all together.

Here's the finished look of each card :)

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

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Stamps Deepti used in today's project:




  1. This is a fun idea, and I like the different shades you used for the sky. The great thing about the sky is it can be so many different colors.

  2. What a great technique - thank you Deepti.

  3. Wow..Awesome cards and the use of ombre effect for sky !

  4. All three cards are just beautiful! I will be putting Mixed Media Elements on my wish list! Thanks for the inspiration.

  5. Deepti you rock!!! A truly inspired sky, my friend! I've actually seen it in all of these colors ... xx

  6. Such a clever idea, Deepti! I love the ombre effect you created with all of these beautiful colors! Thanks so much for sharing your technique with us!

  7. Brilliant...just incredibly brilliant. Love these windows Deepti created. It's like peeking into paradise.

  8. This is such a cool idea, absolutely love it!! Definitely going to have to try this out, thank you so much for sharing Deepti!!!!!

  9. Awesome, Deepti! Love the cards, and the skies are wonderful.

  10. Wow..totally loved the Ombre effect created in background !! Awesome !!


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