I am so excited help introduce to you a new line of stamps by Joy Clair. The girls will be showing all of the new line this week over at the Joy Clair Blog so be sure stop by and check it out. Today, I have Bandana Bits clear stamps to show you:
Aren't these FUN?!? I just HAD to do them in red in blue but you will want to see all the creative ways the rest of the crew used this set!
Don't forget to visit the rest of the release team!
The whole Stamp Simply Team will be showing cards with one of the new stamp sets. They each feature sentiments for the front AND inside of your cards. I am showing Deepest Sympathy. Here is the inside:
WANT TO SEE MORE???
There is something for everyone in one of these stamp sets. We will be showing inspiration with each of the sets for the next 7 days. Be sure and start every day at The Stamp Simply Ribbon Store blog.
How would you like to win ONE of these beautiful stamps sets? Each of the DT will be giving one away! All you need to do is leave a comment here on this post and I will pick ONE winner this Friday, Aug 21st @ 6pm EST. PLUS, you can leave comments on the rest of the team posts for even MORE chances to win!!!
I'm a day early this week and also next week but then I will be back to my regularly scheduled Tuesdays. Today over at The Stamp Simply Ribbon Store blog I am showing how to create two different looks with the same stamp! The first one is a Watercolor Technique that almost went into the trash! In the end I thought it was pretty cool and deserved to be placed in this nice little 5x7" frame. What a happy accident!?!
I tend to lean more towards crisp and clean look on my cards but every now and then I "try" to do a different technique that I've seen others doing (I'm not sure it's really my thing but I try). I started with Watercolor Paper and sponged it all over with Tim Holtz Distress Ink Peeled Paint. Then I spritzed the paper and let dry a little before stamping the Fern image in the same color. I didn't really think it was dark enough so I tried to stamp it again in the same place with the darker Forest Moss ink. It wasn't "exactly" aligned so it looks a bit fuzzy. I thought it wouldn't be a very good representation of the stamp quality so I did a few other tests on other papers and then ultimately settled on a more CAS look - go figure...
For the birthday card, I simply stamped the fern all around the edges with the 2 different colors and put the Extra Grand Sentiment at the top - it couldn't get any easier than that!