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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