Friday, December 7, 2018

Another take on "Stamp a Wreath"

Hello friends!

In the last few years, I find myself enjoy using various stamps to create a wreath.
Well, this year's version is here!
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Before I start, the stamp set Holiday Bow is 15% off (two days only).

Currently, there are new products ( such as stamps/stencils like this and this) to help you create a wreath. Well, I am too cheap/lazy to get new products to stamp a wreath. 

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I would suggest that you test it out on a piece of scrap paper if you are not confident to stamp "free hand". I did, heavily relied on using a MISTI. 

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BTW did you notice the bow? the bow!?
The bow was die cut with a piece of Golden Edge and  Galaxy Washi Tape
No stamping involved! The sentiment is from Blessings.
(which is also 15% off for two days only)
silent night

The following was my guide two years ago (see my You Tube video here).
I have updated one part that is new from before (highlighted in color).
 Ding---> how to stamp a wreath?
 ~make a die cut circle with thin-medium paper and use it as a guide/mask
~mark crisscross lines within the circle (the lines are helpful with each stamp alignment) 
~stamp solid leaf stamps first and fill up the circle
~start adding layers with various inks
~once the wreath is starting to take shape, remove the circle die
~stamp the fine outlines in the outer part of the wreath
~add final details (twines, dots, sequins...etc)


If you like what I share in my blog about these winter Holiday projects, today is a good chance to get them  as they are 15% off! Shop HERE.
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I hope that you find today's post enjoyable and helpful.
Thanks for stopping by!


Judith said...

Oh what a great card, love he galaxy bow and your tip to use a cirlcle cut as a !
Thanks for tips and sharing

conil said...

Had to refresh my memory of your wreath stamping video...which, by the way, is excellent. It reminded me of how clear and simple your instructions and how easy it is to achieve a really terrific result. You certainly don't need any jigs or products to make your wreaths fantastic. Just your inimitable talent and great eye for color and design.

Denise Bryant said...

Love that Holiday Bow set! I may have to add that to my wish list.... Beautiful card!

Vikki H said...

This is a great post today! You don't know how many times I have put GK's stencils and wreath sets in my cart only to remove because I own so many little stamps to create my own wreath! But I have been coveting the Altenew bow stamp/die set too long now and it's going to be ordered asap.

Chandhini said...

Love that bow with galaxy washi tape, the wreath looks lovely.

Rachel Duong said...

This definitely a favorite holiday set. I love this card and the first one I saw where you used this set. It made me go out and purchase it. Thank you for your beautiful designs.

Linda BL said...

Love the loose feel of your wreath. Watched the video and fell in love with the other wreath. As another commenter said You definitely don't need anything else to make a perfect wreath.

Dawn T said...

beautiful. Great tip as well for stamping the wreath.