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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

STAMPlorations Spotlight on Boxed Blooms and Bold Sentiments

Hi, its Cornelia here!

Today I want to explore some options with the Boxed Blooms and Bold Sentiments set from STAMPlorations. I have already played around with it HERE and HERE. And if you are familiar with the STAMPlorations blog you have seen my teamies using it as well. 

And that is what I want to share with you today:

I used glossy paper and stamped with Staz-on ink and then used Marvy markers to color the images. I have that patterned paper at home, basically forever. It was the first patterned paper I ever bought. And I rarely ever use any.....but those stamps reminded me about some of those papers and wanted to incorporate it into a card somehow. I have tried them in the past, but found the pattern to overpowering and the colors weird......So I took some colored vellum and overlaid it onto the paper. I glued the vellum to the PP where the black panel is, so you won't see the glue. The string on top hold it in place there as well

I heat embossed the sentiments and added Paper Candi onto the rose card.
And now my tip of the week:

Have you ever had problems with embossing powder blowing away when heating it with the heat gun - especially annoying if it is a very detailed image? I solve that problem with heat embossing the backside of the paper - it takes a tad longer, but the powder melts beautifully without even loosing a single granule.

Thank you for visiting me today and if you click HERE it gets you over to STAMPlorations!
I am also linking this up with the July Linky Party for a chance to win a $25.00 gift card in the a2zscrapbooking Store.


hellerlittle said...

oh Conny das sieht ja mal klasse asu, du bist so was von kreativ ....ich bewundere dich für deine Ideen.
Das Stempelset ist auch eines welches mir gut gefällt, wenn nur die Versandkosten nicht wären ;o(
naja, ich erfreu mich weiter an euren, insbesondere deinen Werken...
und hoffe ein wenig bekommt meine Muse ab *zwinker
LG hellerlittle

Susanne Vargas said...

Two beautiful cards! Love how you solved the problem about the color of the background!

Tenia Nelson said...

Wonderful cards and great tutorial!!

sandie said...

wow Cornelia to your colouring and a second wow to the vellum/DSP idea-this is just such a good idea and tip-thanks x

sandie said...

oh and I just purchased this stamp set-you guys just kept tempting me!!

Cris G said...

I love how you found a solution to your "less loved" pattern paper. I will definitely look to my "low profile" pattern papers with different eyes from now on. Your cards look fantastic with the soft background flower and matching stamps.

Manuela said...

Hallo Cornelia, tolle Karten, die Idee mit dem farbigen Vellum ist super! Die Karten wirken richtig klasse damit, weil die Stempel einfach genial zu dem schönen Papier passen. Danke für die Info, habe auch gerade gesehen, dass du das ja auch im Text angegeben hast. Viel Spaß weiterhin beim kreativen schaffen...
Lg Manuela

Kelly Griglione said...

Wonderful coloring, and the vellum worked out so well!

maria f. said...

Love how u incorporated those papers. Reminds me of a pack I got at Aldi years ago.

Kim Heggins said...

Wow...you are just amazing and do you ever sleep??? I love these beauty's.

Anita in France said...

Beautiful, Cornelia ... what a great way to turn 'unloved' DP into 'loved' DP with the vellum ... brilliant tutorial! Anita :)

Kim M said...

These cards are amazing, Cornelia! I love those floral stamps! :-)