Hello Crafty Friends,
Neha here. How have you been? I hope you all are creating something beautiful.
Today, I have a set of cards made using Altenew -Floral Shadow stamp set. Due to sale, It is out of stock right now but you can always preorder with us. I tried to achieve different looks using the same solid stamps. It helps to stretch your supply when you work a bit more on your stamps. Let’s start with the first one.
I created inky backdrop using Minty Mint and Dew drops ink pads. This is my favorite way to add color to the background. You can check the video of same technique HERE. Let the background dry. Emboss few flowers using versamark ink and Altenew – Rose Gold Embossing powder . I love the peachy shimmery floral on that minty background. Stamp some leaves using Fresh leaf and ocean wave inks. On a piece of paper, I created similar background and stamped the sentiment. I added a frame (lawn fawn mini picture frame die) around it to highlight the sentiment.
Here is the colse up.
I wish you can see that in person! That shimmer is amazing!
For the second one, I embossed florals in white on a piece of printed vellum.
I backed the velum with slightly broader dark grey cs which gives nice contrast to the stamped images. I mounted the panel on light grey card base, Stamped few branches at the bottom of the card and finished it off by stamping the sentiment in black.
Last one is my favorite.
I have used various Altenew Inks and MISTI for stamping. You will need two shades of each ink for flowers and leaves. I used these ink daubers by Tsukineko to ink the stamps. these are very useful when you have very small are a to ink or stencil. You can do selective inking on a large stamp. First, I inked the solid flowers in lighter shade of blue and stamped. I used same ink to ink outer edges and stamp it again on the same spot using misti. For the 3rd and last layer I used ear bud to ink edges of the flowers with darker blue ink. Such inking helps to create depth in a flat, solid images. Same way, I stamped leaves using 2 shades of greenish blue. Added sentiment and details in the flower centers using marker and some glitter. Mounted the panel on black striped pattern paper. I also added some gold accent cut from DCWV glitter cs!
There is so much more you can do with this solid stamps. I will be covering few in my next post. So stay tuned and keep crafting.
Thank you for being here.