Monday, August 11, 2014

Rounded Diamonds...

http://onlinecardclasses.com/SYS2/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/SYS2_participant.pngAnother installment of homework for Stretch Your Stamps 2.  Lessons 7 and 8 are focused on graphic stamps.  The instructors are all using Avery Elle's Rounded Diamonds stamps.  I loved all of the examples and may try a couple more later.  I followed Laura Bassen's design, but opted to make a flower instead of a rainbow colored tear drop circle.

After making lots of  panels that ended up in the trash, I decided on a six petal flower, I wanted to use 5, but could not consistently get them to stay in a circle. Six worked fairly well.



I used Hero Arts inks in Soft Vanilla and Fresh Peach.  The image was created with the largest tear drop stamp in the Avery Elle set Rounded Diamonds; the sentiment is also from Avery Elle, the set is Oh Happy Day. Sequins are from Darice, and the seed beads are from Mode.  I added a couple of scrap strips of glitter paper from DCWV, and inked 2 strips with Fresh Peach to add some color matting.

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4 comments:

  1. I love this! Such a soft pretty flower! Great glitter paper too! Nice job.

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  2. Oh wow, Cat--this is fabulous! I love the look of your flower & the touches of glitter paper!

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  3. This is beautifuk, Cat! Love the colors and stamping technique. Great bit of glam with the glitter! Love those AE sets, too!

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  4. Another one nicely done! I've played with this one for days and I have a lot of pretty trash. Stamping is HARD!

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