Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Stretch a Square Stamp

Hello friends! 

I am popping in to share a card with some extra stamping.
 This Altenew Stone Mosaic features a 2.6" x 2.6" mosaic background consisting of four layers.

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About this stamp: Stamp the solid backdrop layer first in any color of your choice, then fill in the other three layers with either complementary or contrasting colors. The pattern is seamless, so you can extend the pattern to cover larger areas. The set includes ten happy greetings that are sure to put a smile on someone's face. This is a perfect set for experimentation and to have fun with colors!"

For my project, I stamped the Stone Mosaic background twice and created a mosaic rectangle.
It's really is a no-brainer.
you can do anything

I chose soft color combo for this. I love how it turned out. However, once I did the stamping, I was kind of stumped as to what to do next .... in flies the butterflies!
you can do anything -002

 I then stamped the sentiment in between the mosaic to cover one tiny white line that I missed.
It's not very obvious, but you may see if you look closely. 
you can do anything -001

To make the design more cohesive, I added a few black splatter and that made a world of difference to me. 
you can do anything -003

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12 comments:

Denise Bryant said...

Very pretty card! Love that mosaic design!

Dawn T said...

A beautiful card Virginia. Great idea to do the stamping twice to increase the length of the piece. I really like the colours you did the mosaic in.

Marjeta said...

Gorgeous background.

brandco2450@gmail.com said...

This is so pretty! The stamp is so versatile; just change
the colours and embellishments and options appear!

Purple Princess said...

So very pretty!!

MadeByMeghanK said...

I love that sentiment and the way you did the butterflies!

Harriet said...

lOVELY!

Karthikha said...

Lovely mosaic design with cool colors :)

conil said...

Lovin' these cool pastels with this awesome stamp set. What a great way to try out new color combos. It looks lovely with those pretty butterflies.

Sue D said...

I like how you created the background for these cute butterflies.

Maura said...

What a clever stamp design, love that you can fill in with multiple colors! So pretty that way!!

Linda BL said...

Very pretty! Like the pastel ink colors that you used for your design.