Monday, July 2, 2012

Stretching My Stamps...

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Hi!  I am so excited to be sharing today's post with you, because I truly had so much fun challenging myself on different ways to stretch the use of my stamps...  Right now there are several challenges going on that have more ways and inspirational ideas on how to stretch your stamps... at Yes, Virginia and A Blog Named Hero... so after you're done visiting stop by their pages as well for more ideas!

Materials Used for both cards:
white cardstock
Stamps: Hero Arts and Technique Tuesdays

Top card:
watercolored pencils
White Silk Ribbon May Arts

Bottom Card:
Tim Holtz Distress Stains and Embossing Ink
Clear Embossing Powder
Crochet Ribbon May Arts

 * I am also entering the top card into the Great Impressions July Challenge - stay in the lines coloring
Thank you so much for stopping by and for the comments you leave, I read them all and they always make my day!
* Make sure you join us at V's Sweet Ideas for the first challenge ever!  Chance to win a $10 voucher!
Happy crafting!


ThePurplePlace said...

Great take on the challenge...I'm loving the Purple/Pink flower....stunning!! :)

My Crafting Channel said...

Super job Lisa. They are beautiful.


Virginia L. said...

Way to go on using the same stamp for the two different designs, Lisa! Each one of them is gorgeous! I love the dimensions for the purple/pink flower especially! Thanks so much for linking up your card in "How I Stretch My Stamps" Challenge!Glad to hear that you are inspired :)

Melissa Shea said...

I love how using different coloring techniques can make a stamp look so different, give the card a different vibe! That pastel flower is so gorgeous! Lovely layering! Thanks for playing with us at A Blog Named Hero!

V's Sweet Ideas said...

Oooooo! Like the two diff images! Both are beautiful , can't believe they are from the same stamp

Lisa Carroll said...

Such gorgeous cards! Very different, but equally beautiful... way to stretch your stamps. :) A Blog Named Hero thanks you for your participation!

yyam said...

Wow! these are amazing! Love how you stretched your stamps!

cheiron said...

Both are gorgeous, but that dimensional flower is AMAZING! Thanks for playing along with the Stretch Your Stamps challenge on A Blog Named Hero!

Kirsten Corby said...

Absolutely love the color scheme on the flower on the first card. Gorgeous.

Kristen said...

So pretty - I sure do love that dimensional flower!

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Mary Dawn said...

love the techniques you used to stretch this stamp, thanks so much for joining in the challenge

Sue from Oregon said...

Such gorgeous Colors! Thanks for sharing with us at Great Impressions! ♥ Sue Kment