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Thursday, September 10, 2020

{Spotlight Project} Slimline Artsy Cards with Deepti


Hello friends! Deepti here and welcome to my Spotlight feature. I decided to do something different this time. I played with inks and Slimline stencils to create these artsy cards. I must say it was loads of fun! Let me show you...

So these cards basically focus on rubbing the card stock over ink swipes. I love the grungy look of the backgrounds. What do you think?

Step 1 - I swiped the inks on a silicon mat, you can use acetate or Gelli plate for the same. I then placed the stencil on top which picked up some ink and left the pattern behind. I then spritz some water on top

Step 2 - I then placed the two panel one after the other to get the following results.

Step 3 - Here I did partial stenciling over one of the panel to add more interest

Step 4 - Next step I did stamping. Got creative stamping partially along the edge or stamping extra flowers by masking

Step 5 - I used the solid stamp images to add color and details to the flowers. To finish I added some splatter and stamped the sentiment. I also did some water coloring to add depth to the jar

Here is a closeup into my cards...

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


  1. These turned out so beautiful, Deepti!! I love the mixed media backgrounds and the way you added color with your flowers!

  2. What amazing backgrounds you
    ended up with! I love the pop of the
    raspberry flowers.

  3. Cool. Love the sketchy flowers and beautiful cards. Hugz

  4. Deepti, this project is a winner! I know I'll be trying this technique...and speaking of winners, I won a gift code! tfs-stay well.

  5. WOW! Love your one layer cards! Thanks for the inspiration. :D

  6. Deepti, your cards are beautiful and I love that stamp.
    Well done as always and TFS

  7. Beautiful! Thanks for sharing how you made these.

  8. Great mix. I like the flowers along the bottom of the longer card.

  9. Beautiful work on these cards. I just purchased that leaf stencil and look forward to playing with it.


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