Friday 20 April 2018

Ink it! Stamp it! Design Team Blog Hop | Theme: Technique

Welcome to the Ink it! Stamp it! Blog Hop. This month we will be sharing projects using different crafting techniques. The full line up below will guide you through all the projects and we'd love to hear from you on what your favourite technique is or perhaps something you would like to try?

I have chosen to use the Spotlight Technique this month.

Here is my card:

My card was a special request for someone who is an architect and loves a burn orange colour. I thought the buildings in the Just Add Colour DSP would work really well for the part of the brief that was to include buildings. And Cajun Craze was the right kind of burn orange.

To create my card, all I did was find the right row of houses on my DSP sheet that would fit across my card. I cut out a circle and coloured it in using my alcohol markers (Stampin' Blends / Blendabilities). The black and white portion of my card is raised using dimensionals.

When coming up with my card idea and deciding to use the spotlight technique, the perfect sentiment "You Colour My World" popped into my head. I didn't have this sentiment on a stamp, so I created my own with the Labeler Alphabet stamp set.

I had a spare narrow house from trimming my DSP for the card front so I added that to the inside.

Thank you so much for joining us today. We hope you'll join us again next month to see creations using our favourite bundle retiring from either the Annual or Occasions Catalogue.

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Just Add Color Specialty DSP (144180)

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  1. I love your card! It's a perfect example of the technique!

  2. Gorgeous use of the spotlight technique and having it recessed really adds that extra level of interest. Thank you Kirsten for you beautiful card xx

  3. Replies
    1. Thanks so much Carolina :) This is one of my favourite techniques.

  4. Love this! I have wanted to try it for ages and you're use of this DSP has totally inspired me, thank you!

    1. Thanks so much Fiona :) This DSP makes is super easy to try out this technique, you should definitely give it a go.

  5. Great idea going to have a play with this DSP again I think


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