Thursday, March 9, 2017

Simply Stamps Day

It's Simply Stamps day here on my blog.  This week rather then an ABC project, [anything but a card], I made an actual card, along with a tutorial on how I made it.

Here is the finished card;

To make this card, I used Simply Stamps the Victorian Pineapple and the Happy Birthday stamps.

Card Tutorial:
Step 1; Using a MISTI, take off the actual stamp layer and adhere it to the MISTI.  Do this for both the stamps.
 

Step 2 - Using the Color Box ink, Hunter Green, stamp the Happy Birthday.
 

Step 3 - Using the Metallic Pigment Gold Plate ink, stamp the center pineapple.
 

Step 4 - moving the card panel 5 graphs to the left, re stamp the pineapple. [I cut graph paper to fit on the inside of my MISTI for just this purpose.]

Step 5 - move the card panel [from the original position] 4 graphs to the right; re stamp the pineapple.

Step 6 - Emboss the pineapples using clear embossing powder.

The Finished card again;
You will note that I have the HB on a separate die cut circle?  Unfortunately, I smeared the original.  The plus to making cards is most mistakes are fixable!  I simply re-stamped the sentiment on another piece of card stock, cut it out, and adhered it over the top of the original stamped image.  All saved!

And of course, I finished off the back of the card with my personalized self inking signature stamp!

Be sure and stop by Simply Stamps to check out the huge selection of products they offer!


Thanks for stopping by~

6 comments:

Karen (TLgirl353) said...

Terrific card and isn't it a lot of fun to "save" a card from the circular file?

Verna Angerhofer said...

I love it. Simple but with a flair of elegance. Also a great "save".

Elaine M said...

Lovely card! What font did you use on the back "created by" stamp? I'd like to order one. Thanks

Lisa Elton said...

Love that little pineapple, this is pretty!

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

Love the super, clean look to this card Vicki! I think that the circle die cut with the sentiment on it actually adds to the design! Great save! Have a lovely day! Luv n’ Hugs. Hazel xx
My Card Attic

Petra Swart said...

A wonderful CAS creation, Vicki!!!!! I like the raised sentiment - happy accident!!!!! Such cute pineapples!!!!
Hugz

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