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Pattern Play – Card 3


Hi all,

We’re on to day 2 and card 3 of Pattern Play. Today’s project concept is to use a stamping technique on patterned paper. I found it really interesting that one of the instructors stamped her image and then clear embossed it so the stamp would resist all inking done to the paper. I played on that concept a bit and came up with my take on the lesson.

Here it is:


As you can see, right below the word banner I clear embossed a stamped image and then inked the paper orange and blue. The stamped image resisted the ink and just pops out. The paper now looks more antiqued and aged. The original paper was a simple diamond pattern on cream colored paper.


Card Base: American Crafts cardstock

Papers: My Minds Eye – All Spice

Banner: Basic Grey – pb&j

Ink: Versamark clear, Tim Holtz distress inks

Stamp: Hampton Arts