In today's tutorial designer, Heidi Blankenship shares with you how to do generation stamping with background stamps. It's quick and easy and you can achieve different looks each time. This is a great way to venture into a watercolor look for your cards.
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Supplies on all 3 Cards:
Stamps: JustRite Papercraft® CL-02123 Celtic Lattice Background Stamp
Paper: Ranger Watercolor Paper (smooth side)
Markers: Ranger Distress Markers-Tumbled Glass, Peacock Feathers, Broken China, Faded Jeans
Start coloring the background stamp with the Distress Markers. I started with Tumbled Glass and then Peacock Feathers. Next I added Broken China and finished with Faded Jeans. Once the entire stamp is colored lightly mist with water. Mist a piece of watercolor paper and place on top of the background stamp.
Tip: Be sure to use the smooth side of the watercolor paper when stamping.
Mist the stamp and watercolor paper again. Stamp and see the second result.Now mist the stamp and watercolor paper for a third time and stamp again. I just loved all three results!
I used the first generation stamped image to create this card.
These are the additional supplies I used to create the card using the first generation of the inked background stamp.
Paper: Cardstock-White, Lt. Aqua
Ink: Distress Ink-Peacock Feathers, Faded Jeans (dragonfly wings)
Dies: Tonic Studios 637e INDULGENCE KEEPSAKE FRAMES - DRAGONFLY DELIGHT
Ribbon: May Arts Aqua Silk Ribbon
Accessories: White Pearl, Zig Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush, 3D Foam Squares
Here is a close up look at the card.
Stamps: JustRite Papercraft® CR-02143 Colorful Brush Strokes Clear Stamp Set
Paper: Cardstock-White, Lt. Aqua, Aqua
Ink: Ranger Distress Inks-Tumbled Glass, Peacock Feathers, Broken China, Faded Jeans
Dies: Tonic Studios 175e TOPPER DIE INNER SET - THANK YOU
Ribbon: May Arts Aqua Silk Ribbon
Accessories: Acrylic Flowers, White Pearls, 3D Foam Squares
Here is a closer look at the second card...
Stamps: JustRite Papercraft® CR-02149 Whisper of Wings Clear Stamp Set
Paper: Cardstock-White, Lt. Aqua, Gold Mirror
Ink: Versa Mark
Accessories: Gold Embossing Powder, Sequins, 3D Foam Squares, Heat Tool
Here is a close up of the third generation card.
Here is a sample of the three generations of stamping using our Honeycomb Cling Background Stamp using Memento Inks.
This is what I used for supplies to create these three backgrounds. I will be making cards with these backgrounds on my blog at a later date you will find them on my blog here.
Stamps: JustRite Papercraft® CL-02158 Honeycomb Cling Background Stamp
Paper: Ranger Watercolor Paper
Inks: Memento-Rose Bud, Lilac Posies, Grape Jelly, Sweet Plum
The inspiration for this tutorial came from these cards that I made for the February Release. You can see my original release post with a tutorial for these cards on my blog here.
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