Monday, August 22, 2011

Inspired Stamps: Hi

This week it's designers choice for Inspired Stamps. Besides the cute little people images, I'm always drawn to flowers. Something I like to play around with when it comes to stamps is to use them in a simple manner. I let color play a big role in this card by using three different inks with the same flower stamp. Matte it with some cardstock and some pretty patterned paper as the backdrop and I think this might be a favorite.

Supplies: Paper: Cosmo Cricket, Cardstock: Bazzill Basics Paper, The Paper Company, Ribbon: Offray, Bling: Kaisercraft, Ink: Colorbox (blue), Hampton Art (green), Vivid by Clearsnap (Pink), Versafine (black sentiment), Corner punch: Marvy Uchida

Inspired Stamps Used: Flowers and More Perfect Sentiments

I realized that the inks I used were different types. The Colorbox inks are chalk inks, Vivid was a dye inkpad and the Hampton Art one is a pigment ink pad. Each have a different texture and effect but what I noticed using the fab stamps from Inspired Stamps is each were crisp and clean. You really can't tell there is a difference when looking at each image. I love that! 

 

2 comments:

Queen Bee said...

This is really pretty and a happy card:)

Audrey Pettit said...

Gorgeous stamping, Melissa! I really love what you did with that flower. :)