Saturday, 27 September 2014

Inspired by Stamping Designer Feature

Happy Saturday everyone. 

We have a new feature over at Inspired by Stamping.

Every Saturday there will be a special newsletter showcasing our Designers. To make sure you don't miss out on anything, you need to head on over to IBS and sign up to receive the newsletter.

Today I am concentrating on using particular images from a set that are pretty much specifically for a certain theme but could be used other ways. Make sense?

Take for example our new release Autumn Blessings set -




This set is just beautiful! It is so perfect for those Thanksgiving cards! In Australia, though, we don't celebrate Thanksgiving but that doesn't mean I love this set any less! With all these beautiful choices, there are many things I can think of to use this set for.

Take Christmas for example. I knew that wreath would be perfect!

Here is a card that I have come up with -



I don't usually photograph my cards turned towards the left but I needed a bit more light for this one. I added stickles to my berries to give them a little more texture.

Can you see how versatile this set is? 

The sentiment is from the Elegant Christmas Sentiments set

I then decided a second card using the wreath would be nice. This time I wanted to use the stamp in a completely different way.


I embossed the wreath and sentiment (also from the Elegant Christmas Sentiments set) with silver powder. On the grey cardstock, I felt this created a very elegant card and something completely different to the first one.

There you go! A couple of ways to get a completely different look with one of the stamps and also a different theme for a specific set. 

Thanks so much for looking xx


8 comments:

  1. Beautiful cards Kylie. What a great set of stamps. Have a lovely weekend.
    Hugs, Flo xx

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  2. very cool idea and both work perfectly-that first one would be good for our challenge at Time Out challenges. The second card I adore-the grey background so unusual but it looks fabulous x

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  3. Two fabulous CAS cards Kylie. Great use of the Autumn-themed set of stamps ... always good when you can use them in different ways to stretch your stamps. Loll xx

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  4. Your Christmas wreath is lovely. So creative.

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  5. Both your cards are gorgeous - love them! xx

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  6. First one caught my eye on the email, but now that I see the silver wreath, I love it too!
    Both are lovely, the stamp set is so versatile.

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  7. LOVE that set & your cards are beautiful!

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  8. WOW! Two really gorgeous cards, Kylie! I love how you created Christmas cards with this set...such a great way to stretch your supplies! Love your CAS design on both cards, too!

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