Tuesday, March 8, 2011

TIPsy Tuesday - Outline stamped DSP



When I was doing yesterday's layout, I needed a flower to finish off the embellishments and just didn't have quite the right design to cut on my Cricut.  So I stamped an image on designer paper and cut it out by hand.  I liked it so much, I did this card with several images.  When stamping, I tried different colors with different flowers to see what I liked.



To get the look, choose small pattern papers and an outline stamp.  Stamp directly on the pattern paper and cut out.

To finish these flowers, I used markers to color in the centers.  Normally when I use these stamps, I'm coloring in everything with markers or watercolor crayons.  This was much faster and I love the results.

Thanks for visiting today!

Ingredients:  Stamps:  Fifth Avenue Floral and Define Your Life by SU!; Fresh Bloom by Stampendous
DSP:  October Afternoon Farm Fresh; Sweet Pea by SU!; various grid papers by Fancy Pants
Ink:  Dark Brown by Colorbox; Soft Suede by SU!
Cardstock:  Baja Breeze, Pumpkin Pie
Ribbon:  So Saffron by SU!

7 comments:

  1. This is a great tip! Never waste any of your pattern paper. Use it up any way you can. :)

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  2. Oh my! Great itea using Fifth Avenue Floral! I've seen some ink projects, but this is even better! Ame I going to HAVE to get this stamp set?

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  3. those flowers are gorgeous! love how they turned out.

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  4. thanks for sharing - this is a great tip for one-of-a-kind flowers (or as many as you can get out of your PP)!

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  5. This is just beautiful! Thanks for using Stampendous products! :)

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  6. I LOVE these paper pieced flowers!! I think this is my favorite card I've seen using these images! Wonderful design!

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  7. These cards are beautiful! Love how you stamped the flowers on patterned paper. Thank you for the sweet comments you left on the Artful Delight blog about my layout :)
    -Suzy
    http://scrapwithsuzy.blogspot.com

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