Shadow Stamping

Catherine Gallery, Projects, Stamp of Approval

Hi all, it's Maureen here today sharing a simple technique to spice up your clean and simple cards.

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Stamping on Kaft cardstock gives such a timeless, classic look.  When combined with Shadow Stamping, the result is just stunning.

To make my card, I started with a piece of Kraft cardstock that was trimmed to 4 x 5 1/4.  I stamped the flowers and leaf images from SOA Eva's Favorite Flowers first in white pigment ink and then with colored ink, slightly offsetting them.  Next I used the large scallop frame from the SOA Journal Card die and die cut the center of my stamped piece.  I sponged the edges so that it really popped once it was inset.  The sentiment from SOA All About You was heat embossed, then I added a “you” from the SOA Two Yous die with liquid glue.  From here you just add all of the pieces to a white card base and you are done!

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I love a card that comes together quickly and easily.  You could make a bunch of these in no time at all!

I hope you'll give this technique a try!

Supplies:

Stamps:  All About You (Stamp of Approval)

Ink:  Real Red, Old Olive, Early Espresso (Stampin'  Up) White (WPlus9)

Paper:  Whisper White (Stampin' Up) Kraft (WPlus9)

Accessories:  Journal Card Die, 2 Yous (Stamp of Approval)

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