Stamps are a perennial favourite for all types of crafting… scrapbook layouts, cardmaking and mixed media. Check out some gorgeous projects from our design team.
October for Iris is just about the perfect month to start making hand-made gifts and projects for Christmas. This is also the perfect time to start working on next year’s planner. Iris shares with us an organizer she created using the Snap album system. The cover was embellished with American Craft’s Amy Tangerine products but to add detail, Iris used stamps from Tim Holtz Stamper’s Anonymous cling sets. The inner dividers were also stamped and embossed with Distress Embossing Powder.
Card making with stamps is so much fun! As well as providing you with a central/main image for your card stamps also allow you to add detail, create unique embellishments and transform papers by adding texture and patterns. It’s this second use of stamps that Leanne has drawn upon to create her “Designing with Stamps” card series.
Leanne has created this first Christmas themed card using a die and stamp set that were originally designed to make banners. By flipping the image Leanne has created these cute Christmas trees.
The wreath on this card has been created using a mixture of stamped and punched pieces. Initially Leanne stamped the wreath onto the cardstock with both white and brown ink, then she added some punched branch pieces to give the wreath added dimension.
This tag was created mainly with cardstock and Leanne used the stamps from the soon to be released AC Peppermint Express - Wondermint stamp set to create the patterned background by randomly stamping the snowflake in distress ink. She then gave each snowflake and the edge of the tag a dusting with glitter glue.
Jill has turned the Prima Sunset range into a 12" x 12" canvas. Inspired by the name of the range, Jill has taken words from a song of the same name from the film Fiddler on the Roof.
She has used the Sunrise Sunset #1 stamp as the centre of her sunflower embossed in black ink and repeated the stamp at the top and bottom of the lyrics to subtly carry on the theme.