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Tuesday, May 08, 2018

{Spotlight Project} Maria Rainbows a Twiggy Wreath

Hi STAMPlorations friends! Did you catch my last spotlight post? I mentioned I'm really enjoying the punch that rainbows pack lately. In today's post I'm keeping it rainbow. And CAS.

Gathered my supplies - Fluttery stamp set and dies, Vignette: Celebrate Artsy, cardbase and distress inks.

Used a circle die to pencil a guideline to use when stamping my wreath. If you see the line when you're done stamping you can erase it easily.

Using a stroke stamp, I first stamped the Picked Raspberry "twigs" and then across the circle from them, the Mowed Lawn. Then I proceeded to fill in the other ROYGBIV twigs.

I went back with the longer stroke stamp from the set, curved it a bit on the acrylic block and added one wispy twig to each color area. Then I sprayed the entire thing with Perfect Pearls water mixture. Besides adding shimmer, this also softens those stamped images a bit.

I wasn't sure if I wanted white heat embossed butterflies on white CS or on vellum, so I created both. I didn't want to squish the heat embossing when die cutting the butterflies, so I die cut them first. Used my MISTI and the die cut negative piece as a holder for the pieces when I stamped them with Versamark.

I actually opted for the vellum butterflies and adhered them with Multi Medium Matte only under their bodies. I like the dimension added by their wings lifting off the card. Added a sentiment stamped in the middle of the wreath. Some sequins finished off my card (and covered two little ink smudges ;)

Thanks for coming by today. Should you try out any of the techniques from our Spotlight posts, like adding something rainbow to your project, be sure to hook up at our Spotlight Project Showcase. Should you be placing an order soon, I'd love it if you used my STAMPGIRLMARIA code for an additional 20% off!



  1. I love the twig wreath - most effective!

  2. So creative and such a fun card. Thank you for the inspiration x

  3. What a clever and creative way to design your pretty wreath, Maria. I love how you added your vellum heat EB and die cut butterflies. Such a beautiful CAS design, Maria. TFS Hugs

  4. Love this delightful twiggy wreath and the beautiful vellum butterflies

  5. Gotta love a rainbow twig wreath! Thanks for sharing, Maria!


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