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Thursday, August 18, 2016

{Spotlight Project} Deepti Goes Tribal!


Hello, friends! Deepti here and welcome to another spotlight feature. I wanted to go with a traditional tribal look. So, here's what I created...



STEP 1
I picked some of the smaller stamps from this set and based on their size, I decided on the size of flat brushes I would use. I then created horizontal stripes of varying thickness in different colors using watercolors. I was not worried about making them straight.




STEP 2
Next I stamped the tribal stamp images on these stripes using Archival Jet black ink, creating a pattern. I also diecut this panel with the stitched rectangle die.




STEP 3
I then used the reindeer stencil and sponged the reindeer with black ink and while sponging I ended up smudging some ink :( Now the struggle to hide this began LOL. Normally, I would trash it and redo but these days with my little one taking all of my time, I tend to work the most in minimum time :)




STEP 4
So here's what I did to hide the ink. I diecut the black card stock for the base and a frame of white, I fussy cut a burlap banner and took a clothespin to embellish it. I was not satisfied with the white frame so I cut out a black frame and assembled the pieces along with a diecut thanks sentiment to finish my card :)





Here is a closeup...



I have used Artsy Tribal Doodles, the August 2016 Stamp Club set, CUTplorations Crazy Double Running stiche Rectangles Nesting Dies, Thanks word die and Christmas Reindeer Artplorations stencil

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

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10 comments:

  1. Very cool. Lovely earthy colours and the save makes it even more interesting. Hugz

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  2. Fabulous card Deepti, and I love your "save" so very creative!
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  3. Thank you for the step by step on this artsy and very eye catching card. Love how you've put it all together and the frame idea...genius!

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  4. What a great way to combine the stamps and stencils and I love the tribal look!

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  5. This card is awesome! Great hiding to the smudge too. I've been there before. :)

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  6. These designs make some really fun patterns! Love the striped background!

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  7. What a great card! I love the way it looks and it was so simple to create. One of my mentors always said, there are no mistakes only opportunities to embellish. I love how you did just that! The frame with the clipped piece of burlap is ingenious!

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