Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Shades of Spring | Party with Mayuri

Hello there - Mayuri here to share a project using images from mainly one Winnie & Walter stamp set - The Party. There are so many versatile images in this set, and so many different techniques you can try with them!
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I began this card spritzing a panel of white cardstock with a little bit of water, and then stamping the back of the lantern images from the set. I started with the large one, and then used the smaller one to make longer lanterns, finishing with the tassel at the bottom.
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Using the back of the stamps in this way helps you to quickly block out areas of colour - I used Distress Inks, and adding water to your panel at the beginning gets the inks moving (you don't have to do this step if you want a crisper look).
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Once I'd laid down all the colour, I heat set the panel and stamped over these areas with the right side of the stamp using black dye ink. I stamped the sentiment in the bottom left hand corner before trimming the panel down to slightly smaller than my card base using the largest frame die from the Essentials: Katherine Cutaways.
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I drew some lines in to make the lanterns look like they were hanging from a ceiling and then foam mounted the panel to the card base. For a bit of sparkle, I added some gemstones.
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Thanks for stopping by ;-)


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14 comments:

  1. Your card is a 'celebration' of images and colours, Mayuri! Using the back of the stamps is something I've not tried...added to my 'must do' list! Thank you for the smile-making inspiration!
    ~c

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  2. This is stunning!! Such a cool technique. I am going to have to try this now!!

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  3. Your card is just gorgeous!! Love the colors yoou have used.

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  4. Fabulous card. I love the clever way Mayuri used the stamp to create the colour. Definitely on my technique to try list.

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  5. This is a pretty stamp I hadn't seen before. Love the card.
    the colors are so pretty.
    thanks for sharing.

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  6. ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS card Mayuri - LOVE IT!!!
    Your dangling lanterns look GORGEOUS - I've DEFINITELY got to giving this technique a try - THANK YOU for the CREATIVE INSPIRATION!!!

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  7. WOW - this is so super impressive and sparkly and just amazingly done!! Love the colors and the bling that is added to this spectacular card!!!

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  8. Your card is so stylish and pretty!! I love the looks of this card. The colors that you used to make this are absolutely perfect. Good job!! I’ll have to attend a birthday party next week at some local party city locations NY and I would like to make such a colorful card for my friend.

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