Monday, April 20, 2015

Enjoy the Moment

This card was selected as a favorite for the Featured Stamper of the Week.
Update 4/29/2015: This card placed in the "Top Three" at the AHSC #104!

This card was made for Atlantic Hearts Sketch #104 as soon as the Triple Stamp design was published.



I printed a poem about rainbows that I found on the Internet using a large bold font on white cardstock (Rainbows Are Lovely by P. Kubicki). I cut three pieces of the text and three pieces of black cardstock using a die. I then used the triple stamping/coloring method to add the rainbow to the three pieces of text by using a homemade template for the stripes and sponging each color.

I adhered each text piece to its corresponding black piece and then the entire unit onto a black card base. The center piece was popped up with foam tape. Clouds and sky were added to the white background by sponging on the edge of a die. In addition to blue, yellow and orange were added to mimic stormy sky.

I also used a die to cut a cloud from white cardstock. I sponged the edges with blue, cut it into two pieces and popped them up with foam tape. For the inside I sponged the six colors of the rainbow on the right edge of the card. The sentiment was stamped, colored with markers, backed with a black die cut then popped up with foam tape.


Click here to view the inspiration for my card.
 
Techniques: Die cutting, stamping, sponging, coloring
 
Follow the link to the Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge blog to join the challenge!

Recipe:
Stamp: TPC Studio (Playful Expressions)
Cardstock: Whisper White, Basic Black
Inks: Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Gumball Green, Marina Mist, Elegant Eggplant, Soft Sky, Stazon Black
Markers (non-alcohol): Real Red, Pumpkin Pie, Daffodil Delight, Gumball Green, Marina Mist, Elegant Eggplant
Dies: Mama Elephant Edges, Memory Box Marshmallow Clouds, Spellbinders Labels Twenty & Ribbon Threader Label
Other: 3M foam tape
Size: A7 (5" x 7")

9 comments:

  1. Wow Mel....I can honestly say this is the first time I'd describe a card as moving....it's just beautiful...

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  2. Mel, another very creative card, not the same spin on the triple stamp design...you didn't seem to have any problem with planning this card. I wanna say....

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  3. Just beautiful! I love this technique and your card turned out perfectly! :)

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  4. Wow, just wow! This is absolutely stunning and you have put some much time and work into this. Thank you so much for sharing your talent with us at AHSC.

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  5. What a fantastic variation of the triple time stamping technique--I love how you used the label shapes instead of rectangles to make this card--very clever. I love the colors and the wording too. Thanks for sharing this with us at AHSC.
    :) Marie

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  6. So complicated, I have no clue how you put this together! And with such a beautiful result... it's a stunner!

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  7. Very creative. Love this. Thanks for sharing with us at AHSC!

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  8. This is so pretty, I am in awe! Thanks for playing along with Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (AHSC)!

    Brandi R
    DT member AHSC
    crzy4scrapbooking.blogspot.ca

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