Stamping Patterns With Pen Detail

Wednesday, April 27, 2016


Hi!  I went into my craft room the other night looking for a little quiet time to decompress from work.  I just wanted to pull out some images and some of my favorite colors and stamp without any plan for turning it into a finished project.  Just stamping for stamping's sake. 

 
 
 I chose a set from PTI called Mat Stack 5 to create my pattern.  Once my pattern was stamped I added dot detail with a fine tip black pen.  I loved how the pattern turned out so today I decided to turn it into a card.  I die cut the piece using the Sunshine Layers die from WP9.  I created the pink strip by adding ink to white cardstock in order to have a perfect match. 
 
 
 I love the look of black text over colorful stamped images.  This is how I added my sentiment using a stamp from another PTI set called Half and Half.  I finished it off with this amazing butterfly from the WP9 Small Butterfly Frame die set.
 
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10 comments :

  1. Kara such a beautiful pattern you stamped the black dots are a lovely finish!

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  2. Better than a Zentangle any day!

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  3. The black dots really make the pattern stand out. So simple but very effective. Lovely card!

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  4. lovely card - the dots are so effective and so is the stamping over your pattern!!

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  5. So beautiful! Love how you created this pattern. And love how you combine colorful elements with black ones. Looks gorgeous!

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  6. I love the sweet design you made, Kara, and yes, the black sentiment is perfect over the pretty background colors! Wonderful design, too! Thanks for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  7. Oh, I love the tiny black dots to really have everything come alive, Kara!!!!! And the black butterfly is just gorgeous!!!! A very beautiful card and I love the other two, too!!!
    Have a great day!!!!

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  8. Kara!!! I am so happy to see this amazing panel again! LOve what you've done with it ... and that black butterfly??!! Totally 'dots' the I...
    =]

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