Hello and Happy Friday to you! Gosh where has this week gone? We have lots of gorgeous new inspiration to bring you! Stempelfrida has got her hands on our gorgeous new summer release stamps and created a beautiful card featuring our new grungy Dragonfly stamp with our Mother definition stamp…
Uh, oh, ah, have you seen the new release of Visible Image yet? It is mega! Three huge motif stamp sets in A5 (which of course also contain texts) and six family definitions (mother, father, son, daughter, brother, sister). All of them open up soooo many possibilities. There is once again so much to discover. And so, for example, the thread stamp caught my eye, which I used here in two ways. Once white embossed and colored behind the dragonfly and then stamped again as a background to find the pattern again and please the eye in a light blue tone.
For my background, I wanted to recreate a crescent on the left side. For this I die-cuted a rounded edge from adhesive labels and then glued that over my watercolor paper. The labels stick so well that the watercolor does not run under it, but are super easy to peel off again. The label is not yet glued to the paper on the picture, but just layered over it.
Over this edge I stamped the thread stamp several times with Versamark and embossed it with white embossing powder. Recently we had the question who knows a great fine white embossing powder. I was always totally thrilled with mine, but it is no longer available for purchase. Therefore, I have now tried the super fine of WOW! I am very pleased with the result. The individual fields I have then colored with watercolors and after drying I peeled the adhesive label off.
The dragonfly I also stamped with Versamark and embossed it in a platinum tone. Then I also colored it with watercolors and fussy-cut it
The text is stamped with Ink on 3, the additional threads in the background with Distress Oxides.
Stamp pads: Versamark; Distress Oxides – tumbled glass; Ink on 3
Embossing powder: WOW! white super fine; PSX Detail Platinum
Dies: Poppy Stamps 1221 stitched landscapes
Schmincke HORADAM Aquarellfarbe / water colour
Nuvo Crystal Drops Gloss – apple green
This is a really beautiful and delicate card, gorgeous tones and the white embossing looks wonderful. Thank you stempelfrida ♡
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