Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Repeated Stamping and Masking

Hello friends! 

I am sharing a card with the good old-fashioned stamping techniques. 
What intrigued me years ago to stamping? It was the ability to use one single stamp to create a scenery with repeated stamping and masking.
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I started out with stamping the tree on the left with Distress Oxide.
a Thrill of hope 

Then I stamped the one on the right.With the help of MISTI, you can stamp repeatedly with various colors. I always start with the lighter color and gradually work up the darker shades. 
a thrill of hope -001

The next part is just slightly tricky.... stamping the middle tree required some masking.
Namely, I covered both trees with two pieces of scrap paper.
a thrill of hope

Although it does the trick, it was still left with a very defined straight lines with the masking.
I then removed the scrap paper and carefully stamped over the two trees.
This gave the trees a more true and realistic image.
a thrill of hope (2)

Don't you just love creating a wooded scene with just one stamp?
Thanks so much for stopping by!
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10 comments:

Denise Bryant said...

So pretty! Love this tree stamp!

MelissaF said...

So pretty, love this simple stamped card, with the ink blended background.

Maura said...

Love the soft, wintery scene and that fabulous sentiment - I love that tree stamp too (and I own it too!)!

Robyn Oliver said...

Fabulous card Virginia, love this technique and I often use just the tips of the tree stamps for small snowy slopes hugs Robyn

Sue D said...

I like how you created this wooded scene.

brandco2450@gmail.com said...

This is a beautiful creation!

Karthikha said...

Such a realistic scene!! Beautiful stamp and stamping! :)

MadeByMeghanK said...

I love how you stamped the sentiment!!!

Linda BL said...

Love how you stamped your Christmas tree scene. Gorgeous card which looks serene and peaceful!

conil said...

Simple stamping does NOT look simple at all when you do it as evidenced by this lovely grove you created. It's gorgeous and that sentiment is a line from my favorite Christmas carol.