Thursday, December 24, 2020

{Spotlight Project} Shirley's Bearing Gifts

Are you ready for the big day tomorrow? Me neither! I thought I'd show you how I combined a few stamp sets to make some birthday and Christmas cards.

I started by gauging where Party Girl should be standing, then stamped her legs. I always do these on a slightly larger piece of card than I need, then I have more spare to trim to get her more central if necessary.

I actually stamped several pairs of legs while I had them in position. Then I stamped the dresses.

I used the dress from Party Girl and two of the dresses from Party Dresses, giving me six card panels.

Using Distress Inks I coloured the dresses and backgrounds. 

Most of the top part of the dress is hidden by the cupcake. I added shading and highlighting to the cupcake with coloured pencils, and diecut some numbers from a patterned background in my stash using the Numbers Plate die.

I changed up the colour scheme for the next one.

I drew in some fingers to make it look like she's holding the giant cupcake.

For the Christmas card I stamped the present from Warm Hands, Warm Hearts then coloured and cut it out and assembled the card. The sentiment is from the same set.

I added some white pen dots around the him of her skirt to make it more Christmassy.

I hope you enjoyed seeing how I vamped up these stamps. Have a wonderful Christmas, and here's to a better 2021!

Here are the products Shirley used in her project:




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