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Modern Background Stamp

Hi, everyone and welcome! Lisa from The Relativity of Paper sharing a fun stamping technique using the edge of your ink pads to create a streaking effect.

I used the Modern Background Stamp and tilted my ink pads so that I could run the edge of the felt pad across my stamp. After you get the first layer or two of ink down then you can go back and add more streaks wherever you may want them. 

This is a one layer card and it's relatively easy to make. Just play around with scrap paper and get the hang of tilting your ink pad and swiping it across the stamp.

Okay, now it's your turn to give this technique a go! Let me know how you like it or if you have any questions. 
Modern Background Stamp
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So Fancy with Victorine Originals

Hi, everyone and welcome! Today I'm over on the Victorine Originals Blog sharing a winter-themed card with you today. I know, we have one foot in Summer and here I am sharing a Winter-themed card with you. I will tell you a secret about myself, I'm not a Summer girl, never have been. I love Fall and Winter, it's the happiest time of the year for me. So, to say I had a little fun working with my Winter papers is an understatement.


I fell in love with this stamp when I saw it, she is just so Fancy, right? The stamp is called Lady with Three Dogs. And there is another one called Lady with Two Dogs that is Fabulous, too! 

Didn't I tell you they are both Fabulous? 

To create this card I stamped the image using Memento Ink Nautical Blue using a stamping tool, stamping the image twice. I like a sharp, dark image. Since I was going with a winter-theme,  because that coat screams winter, I decided to run the stamped image through my Xyron and covered it with glitter. Not just …

CAS-ual Fridays Color Challenge

Hi, everyone and welcome! Today is the start of a new challenge over at the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge Blog. You know I think color challenges are my favorites and I love this color combination; Coral, Aqua, and Grey. 


So, here's a little inspiration for you. 

CARD BASE 4.25"x 5.5" white card base
LAYERS Grey and Black Cardstock die-cut with stitched rectangle dies Die-cut coral paper using the Truth Blooms Fri-Dies
STAMP Stamp Truth Is flowers with grey ink, stamp dots with aqua ink, and stamp  Truth Blooms die-cuts with coral ink, add black centers using COPIC marker,  stamp sentiment using VersaFine Onyx Black ink.
ASSEMBLE Adhere grey and black cardstock to card base Adhere white cardstock using fun foam to black cardstock  Finish off with three sequins 
Now it's your turn to show us your take on this Color Challenge
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And a discount code for my followers!  Yeah, you don't have to be a follower but I would appreciate it! As always, t…

Taking It Back To the 1980's

Hello and welcome, everyone. Today I'm over on the Victorine Originals Blog sharing this 80's inspired card. Yes, I'm aging myself but I'm good with it. So, let's motor! You didn't really think you were going to get out of here without seeing some 80's slang, like, for real? And before we get too far along, I know someone is going to say that's not the lyrics to that song. I know, I wanted the sentiment to flow with the background, so I played around with it. 


We're motoring again! HA! Sorry, I can't help myself. Now that you've seen the inspiration and the card let's talk about making it.
CARD BASE 4.25" X 5.5" Black Cardstock #110
LAYERS To create background print "Addicted To Your Love", using gray and sentiment "I'm Gonna Have To Face It", using black,  on white cardstockCut background to 4.125" x 5.50"Using a Mini Misti I stamped Woman's Face with Versafine Onyx Black and Stampin Up Real …

Red, White, and Blue Popcorn

Hi, everyone and welcome. Today I'm over on the Victorine Originals Challenge Blog sharing some inspiration for the new challenge - 4th of July! 
I adore this Popcorn Stamp by Victorine Originals, it's so fun and whimsical. It truly inspired me to create these fun treat bags filled with red, white, and blue popcorn. These bags of popcorn make great gifts for the neighbors, to hand out while watching the fireworks, or a fun addition to your 4th of July party. The recipe is so easy, especially if you cheat a little like I did. 😜

To get us started on this fun adventure first we make treat tags. You can use any tag die-cut, but I used CAS-ual Fridays Tag Buddies Fri-Dies, Victorine Originals Dots Set along with Stampin Up Inks in Real Red and Pacific Point and of course, the star of this post the Popcorn Stamp
Print the sentiment, you can find it below, die-cut tags including the printed sentiments, stamp popcorn randomly on the larger tag, and color. I used COPIC Y11, R29, B1…