Thursday, September 22, 2016

{Spotlight Project} Create Frames, Backgrounds, and Edges with Deepti!

Hello, friends! Deepti here and welcome to another spotlight feature. The Artsy Tribal Doodles set is so versatile for our cards, this time I decided to use it to create frames, backgrounds and edges for my cards. So here is my set of three :)

I used the largest and the smallest rectangle dies to make my masks. I then used the inner rectangular mask to stamp my frame and outer frame mask to stamp my background with artsy tribal stamp.

I used some post it notes to mask and create the artsy tribal stamped edge.

I then stamped the flowers and colored them with some warm grey Prisma Color pencils.

Fussy cut these and assembled all the cards along with some sentiment stamping.

This was fun easy and a quick :) Here is the look of each card individually ...

I have used Artsy Tribal Doodles, the August 2016 Stamp Club set, The Birds and The Blooms, Floral Bliss, Fond Expressions - 2 and Crazy Double Running Stitch Rectangle Nesting Dies

preview-Shery_Russ-ArtsyTribalDoodles  thebirdsandtheblooms-web-preview FloralBliss-preview

 preview-SRDFondExpressions2 preview-CrazyDoubleRunningStitches-Rectangle

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

If you try out any of the techniques from our Spotlight posts and add your project to our Spotlight Project Showcase you have a chance to win a $15 gift certificate (random drawing) OR your choice of 5x7 stamp set + a Spotlight Project guest designer spot (randomly drawn from the Top 3 picks).


  1. What a lovely set of cards! Love the soft/neutral color combo.

  2. What a great use for the Artsy Tribal Doodles. It really creates a nice addition to the card !

  3. Fabulous set of cool cards! Fab designs and lovely soft colours! xxx

  4. Love, love, love these ideas (and colors). Thanks so much.

  5. wow, love the tutorial and how easy you make this technique seem. I shall def' have a go at this. Thank you, Deepti for your inspiration:)

  6. What wonderful and innovative use of the stamps - I am amazed how many different ways these can be used.

  7. DELIGHTFUL cards!!!
    LOVE the flowers, colours and ELEGANT designs!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing your INKY INSPIRATION with us Deepti :)


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