Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Stretch Your Stamps with Kelly and W & W

One of these years I'm going to be able to participate in World Card Making Day.  It seems that is always when I'm busiest.   Kelly Griglione issued a challenge from the Winnie and Walter blog on that day to "Stretch Your Stamps".  You know.  Look at them in a new way.  I don't have a ton of image stamps other than flowers but I even found a flower stamp that I could use for the challenge.


Believe it or not those fireworks are a dandelion stamp from MFT.  I embossed them in gold, white and red.  The red sank into the navy cardstock so with the help of my MISTI, I first embossed in white and then stamped over it with VersaMark and embossed it again in red.    The sentiment from W&W's Let's Party was also embossed in gold.  I added a little border of red sparkly paper for some added sizzle.

Thanks for the challenge, Kelly.  I'll keep looking for new ways to stretch my stamps.

6 comments:

  1. Get out, I LOVE THIS!!! Your dandelion makes for amazing fireworks! Who would have guessed. Super creative, Bobby! I love being surprised like this : ) So glad you could play in this challenge with me.

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  2. So beautiful...love your wonderful fireworks!!! So clever.

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  3. Great job stretching your stamps. Awesome that you could stamp over the red embossing to make it brighter. Misti is the most amazing tool! xx

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  4. This is fabulous - that dandelion makes a perfect firework!

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