Saturday, November 26, 2011

If you've got it, stamp it!

Hola friends,
It's been so great having a few extra days off. I've got to check some things off my to-do list that I've been wanting to do for a while, I've cleaned up the house (and since my two biggest mess-makers are up north) it's stayed clean! and of course I've got a bit of craft time in there :)

Here's a card I made with some new (to me) techniques:
 This week, the Make-it-Monday technique at PTI was Layered Backgrounds with Sentiment Stamps. Betsy Veldman is hosting the challenge this week. She makes some amazing, creative cards & after seeing her beautiful card, I was inspired to the try the technique. I think the trick is to stamp the background in a different color from the main image (which I didn't do).  I stamped both in black so there isn't as much contrast. Another technique I gave a go was the spotlight technique which is pretty neat. The stamp set is YOF: Sweet Peas from PTI (which is finally seeing some ink, me thinks) colored with Copics. The cs is Melon Berry & Kraft.
I used the current sketch from my friends at Cardabilities:
I'm also playing along at the following challenges:
Card Makin Mamas: Sentiments
Papercraft Star: Anything Goes

Ok, that's it for now. Hope you have some lovely crafternoons this weekend!
Gotta Go!


  1. Oh- I think the card is beautiful just the way it is! I love the pretty flowers and love the border- is that your pearl pen???

  2. What a beautiful card! I love the design, very nice. Thank you for playing along with us at Papercraft Star!

  3. So pretty! I love the colors, and your take on the challenge(s). The sketch is a great one!

  4. VERY beautiful, Karli! Perfection!

  5. This is a very pretty card! Love it! It is just gorgeous!

  6. Very pretty and delicate Karli! Love the delightful row of colored sweetpeas!!!

  7. This is one stunning card! Lovely effect with the background stamping.

  8. Great background. Love your spotlight technique. The flowers and colors are so pretty. Such a lovely and feminine card.

  9. Wow - how creative and beautiful. I love this sweet pea stamp. You showed me another cool way to use it!


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