Posted: January 14th, 2021 by

HOPE | Phoenix Stamp

Hello! We hope your week is going ok. It’s been a busy one here behind the scenes as we continue working on our new studio, and of course shipping all the orders placed this week. We have some wonderful inspiration for you today from Stempelfrida, featuring our Phoenix stamp with the oh so relevant HOPE sentiment on a really striking card…

I would like to send you a lot of hope for the new year. Something that you must never lose. There is always a way and so we will be happy again. You can see this hope in my card, as it rises with the phoenix and carries warming power. In mythology, the Phoenix burns and rises again from its ashes.

phoenix card | hope | handmade | stamping
The trick with my card is to use a stamping platform. With that tool you can impress a stamp over and over again in the same position. This way you can achieve great effects. I stamped with Versamark each time here. I use it exclusively when I want to emboss. It is just perfect. I embossed the first layer in white. Then I left the stamp on the platform, wiped it off again and applied Versamark in the lower areas and stamped it off again. I embossed these areas with a yellow powder. I continued like this and dabbed smaller and smaller areas at the bottom with Versamark and used the colors orange and red one after the other.

phoenix stamp | embossing

For the flames under the bird I used a black embossing powder, but you can also use a colourless one. I have preferred black, because mine has a very fine grain and so the details are well visible.

I used black embossing powder for the word hope also. This way it looks as if it was left blank.



Phoenix Stamp | embossing powder | stamping | handmade card


Phoenix stamp | flames | hope sentiment


Your card design is amazing! The flames look gorgeous in black and the phoenix looks awesome!
Thank you stempelfrida ♡

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