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May 17, 2010

Kitchen Sink Stamps - Cherish

Happy Kitchen Sink Stamps Monday!  Thanks for stopping by, I hope you had a great weekend.  I've been going through my Kitchen Sink Stamps to see what sets I haven't created a "how to" video for, and decided to share this card using the 3 Step Pansy.  I pulled my colors from the beautiful Basic Grey Origins paper.

Every once in awhile I receive emails in regards to stamping Kitchen Sink Stamps images, and thought I'd post some questions and responses here on my blog.

Why do you stamp off?
Stamping off is great when you don't have a lot of inks in the same color family.  By stamping off you can get a lighter shade of ink. 

What order do you stamp your images?
Most of the time I stamp my images out of order, for example, if it's a 4 step image, I stamp 3, 2, 1, then 4.  Image 4 adds a lot of detail to your stamped image, and is done in the darkest ink, I use that one last, so the detail doesn't get muted by the other stamped images.  It's a lot easier to stamp out of order to be able to line up the other images.  Image 1 is always your lightest color ink, and depending on what shade you are using, you might not always see it on your card stock.  When I'm stamping leaves, I usually stamp 1, 2, then 3.  The reason I do this is because I want to be sure the stem of the leaf is in the right place and not floating off in space.

Be sure to stop back later this week, as I'll be sharing some sneak peeks of next weeks Kitchen Sink Stamps Release.

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Stamps - Kitchen Sink Stamps 3 Step Pansy, Vintage Words
Ink - Stampin' Up! So Saffron, Summer Sun, Barely Banana, More Mustard, Old Olive, Kiwi Kiss, Always Artichoke, Black
Card Stock - Vanilla, Black, Crushed Curry
Other - Spellbinders Circle and Scallop Dies, Big Shot, 1/4" Circle Punch, Basich Grey Origins Paper, Eclipse Tape

Thanks so much for stopping by, for more Kitchen Sink Stamps inspiration, be sure to visit the other Design Team Members


Color Recipe:
Pansy:  #3 So Saffron, #2 Summer Sun, #1 Barely Banana, #4 More Mustard, #5 Black
Leaves: #1 Kiwi Kiss, #2 Old Olive, #3 Always Artichoke

Have a creative week!


Gerrie Johnnic said...

Beautiful, and wow! The art, the papers...the video, all just perfect!

Unknown said...

Beautiful pansies! The yellow just pops! :)

Unknown said...

I LOVE yellow pansies, Lisa!! They look wonderful with the way you stamped and designed. Beautiful colors and papers, too!

Tara said...

Absolutely Adorable! Such a bright & cheery card!

Chrissy D said...

Stunning work, Lisa! Love the colors you chose! TFS!

Lynn McAuley said...

Love your exquisite yellow pansies, Lisa!! They look stunning on this fabulous layout!!

Thanks for including the multi step theory and instructional video!! Great job!

Connie M. said...

Oh Lisa! Your yellow flowers are just so bright and cheery! Love this mix of DP with them too!!!

Basement Stamper said...

Love the flowers, the papers are perfect with it the image, they are so pretty!

Donna Baker said...

gorgeous card! I love the BG origins paper!

Carole said...

Love the pansies and how you did them. Beautiful

Carole Miller

marsha said...

These are just fabulous! So lifelike and such rich colors - I'd love to have these in a vase!

Hugs, Marsha

Karen said...

I love this card. Everything works together, it's a good balance of pattern paper & stamped image. I'm glad you posted this on splitcoast, I've never seen the kitchen sink stamps.

Suzanne C said...

WOW those are some gorgeous flowers and you make them so beautifully!

Leigh said...

Another pretty card Lisa.

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