Thursday, October 7, 2010

Faux Postage Stamp

Happy Fall y'all,

I fell in love with a card I saw recently. Sometimes I don't know if it is the stamp or the color combo that really catches my eye. But this color combo is awesome: Crumb Cake, Always Artichoke, Cherry Cobbler.

This is a CASE of a card by Lynn Pratt. Rather than download the template and run cardstock through the printer (read: lazy), I made my own postage stamp with my paper piercer and Crop-o-dile. After stamping the main image, I went back to color the leaves and flowers with my marker to create some depth and dimension. I used the color spritzer to "age" up the background, and I adjusted the marker a couple times so I would get a variety of spot sizes.

I submitted this to the Friday Mashup challenge, and it won! Woohoo!!

Stamps: Just Believe; Paper: Always Artichoke, Crumb Cake, Cherry Cobbler, Whisper White, Deck the Halls DSP; Ink: Crumb Cake, Always Artichoke marker, Cherry Cobbler marker, Soft Suede marker; Accessories: Sponge, Color Spritzer, Linen Thread, Bitty Buttons, Itty Bitty punch pack, Scallop Edge punch, Paper Piercer, Crop-o-dile, Dimensionals.

Thanks for stopping by!

6 comments:

Adriana Benitez said...

Wow- that was a lot of work with the CAD. But it looks great!

Shirley Pumpkin said...

wow that is cool how you did your own postage stamp punch by hand.. great job too.. thanks for hangin the the Friday Mashup Crew..

Hugs
Shirley Pumpkin

Holly/Rubber Redneck said...

Congrats on winning! I love your card very pretty!

Karen said...

LOVE this color combo. GREAT card!

Dany said...

the color combo is great, and the card is cool too. I like your lazy approach to it, very cool.

Tinkerin In Ink said...

Gorgeous card!!