Wednesday, March 27, 2019

{Spotlight Project} Maria Creates A Victorian Vibe With Doodles

Hello there STAMP friends!  I've got a Spotlight tutorial for a super easy card using the Stamp Club stamp, Bloomful.  Today I'm looking at one single image and the vibe I got from it. Here's what I created. Loving all that white space.

Gathered my supplies - MISTI, Memento black ink, Bloomful stamp set, alcohol markers (these are twinmarkers from my Action dollar store) and a Neenah white panel.

Now something about that one flower image with the lovely leaves and flourishes really attracted my attention. And reminded me of Victorian graphics - flowery, symmetric, flourish-y. You know! So I chose the sentiment with the most Victorian vibe and centered it. Picked it up with the MISTI door, inked and stamped it.

Then I lined up the flower image above the sentiment and stamped it.

I colored the flower with three coral/pink tones and the leaves with two greens. Then I stamped the black outline again to get it nice and crisp.

Now maybe I could have simply rotated my panel to stamp the bottom flower, but I don't think spatially like that :( I took the stamp off the MISTI door and placed it where I wanted it on the bottom of the panel, measured that it was 2 cm from the sentiment like the top one and stamped it again. Colored it the same way.

That's all folks! Super easy. The bright colors make the card, I think. I'd considered using blues and grays, but decided the positive colors supported the message better. I adhered the panel to a top-folding cardbase and just love looking at all that gorgeous white space ;)

Hope you enjoyed today's tutorial. Should you try out any of the techniques from our Spotlight posts, like designing with the tiniest images in a stamp set, please hook up at our Spotlight Project Showcase

Thanks for looking. And should you find yourself placing an order soon, I'd love it if you used my STAMPGIRLMARIA code for an additional 20% off! 


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