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March 30, 2011

Artistic Outpost March Release and Limited Time Special!

It's new release time at Artistic Outpost!  I'm excited to be sharing some creations with you today using these new plates!  This month's release brings four wonderful collections: Gatsby, Flapper Fashions, Huck Finn and Doors and WindowsThrough April 15th, when you purchase all four of these sets, you'll receive a 15% discount (please note you must purchase all four).  Simply use the code:  GATSBY during check out.

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Here I've used images from Flapper Fashions and Doors and Windows to create a lovely scene
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The Flapper images was stamped in Black Archival on Vanilla card stock, masked with Eclipse Tape, then added the image from Doors and Windows and colored with markers.

Stamps - Artistic Outpost Doors and Windows, Flapper Fashions
Ink - Black Archival, Markers
Card Stock - Black, Red, Vanilla
Other - Eclipse Tape, Graphic 45 Pattern Paper

This card using images from Huck Finn and Route 66 (map stamped on the ticket)
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The Huck Finn image is stamped in Black Archival on Watercolor paper, then colored using the Marker Watercoloring Technique.  I added clouds to the background using Blue ink/sponge dauber and a scrap of a punched scallop.  The Map from Route 66 is stamped in Black Archival on the Ticket, I added a piece of Tim Holtz Filmstrip, to which I adhered the smaller boat image from the sentiment from this plate.

Stamps - Artistic Outpost Huck Finn, Route 66
Ink - Black Archival,  Markers, Pumice Stone, Blue
Card Stock - Chocolate, Blue, Watercolor
Other - Scallop Scrap, Sponge Dauber, H20 Brush, Gems, Filmstrip, Ticket, Basic Grey Curio

This card features images from Gatsby - I'm lovin' this image for Masculine cards and Father's Day!
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The image is stamped in Black Archival on Vanilla card stock, then sponged with Corduroy Distress Ink.  The papers are from Graphic 45, and I just love them with this plate!

Stamps - Artistic Outpost Gatsby
Ink - Black Archival, Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink
Card Stock - Black, Rust, Vanilla
Other - Sponge Dauber, Dimensionals, Graphic 45 Pattern Paper

For more inspiration using these new releases, be sure to stop by and visit the other Design Team Members:

Gerrie JohnnicJudy Hayes * Lynn Stevens * Barbara Washington  * Stephanie Severin  * Suzanne Czosek * Connie Paxman  * Louise Granlund

Thanks for stopping by!


Shelly Schmidt said...

I always LOVE the AO stamps- should really use them more....! The new releases are awesome- love your cards.

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Fabulous pieces, love the pop of red on the first one and they all have wonderful detail. Tracy x

Robyn said...

I love your creativity and masking. You are a true talent!

Beth Norman-Roberts said...

Oh Lisa, you did a terric with these stamps. I love how your words are on an angle on the second card.

Suzanne C said...

Gorgeous flapper fashion and the huck finn makes me want to go exploring.. The gatsby fella looks so handsome with the clock paper. Beautiful cards!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

You rocked this release GF! Luv, love your cards, beautiful, sexy and Huck Finn never looked so good.

Terry said...

Fabulous collection! Speaking of fabulous, the red accessories on that sophisticated lady really make her stand out! Huck Finn is amazing and the image from Gatsby would be wonderful for Father's Day! Beautiful masking, coloring and of course paper selection! Love these all and the plates!!!!!!

1CardCreator said...

These are all gorgeous, love the colors you chose and the look of the minimal coloring is fabulous!

Connie Fossenier said...

Lisa, such stunning sample each and everyone....equally designed with such flair..
connie paxman

Tasha said...

Wow each one of these cards is a stunning piece of art! I love these stamps they are fabulous
love tasha xx

BarbaraW said...

Awesome cards. Love how you created scenes by combining stamp sets. The paper you used with Gatsby is perfect. Wonderful art.

Louise (KardKrazy) said...

Fabulous combination of great stamps and papers, Lisa. Each one is a wonderful creation!

Netty said...

Totally terrific, love them all. Fabby stamps as well. Annette x

Basement Stamper said...

beautiful card, love those reds/browns together.

Lynn Stevens said...

Great cards Lisa, I think Your Gatsby has to be my favorite!

Judy Hayes said...

beautiful work, Lisa!! The Huck Finn piece is my favorite! Great sets...again!

Lynne Phelps said...

What an awesome release! I love the way you have set the flapper in front of the stone railing and light post, they were made to go together! Huck is charming, but I think my favorite of the three is the masculine card! I love the warm colors and patterns that you have chosen. The layout is so interesting and the perfect backdrop to just let the stamped image stand on its own! Lovely, lovely cards!

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