Wednesday, January 8, 2020

De-constructing a Large Stamp

Hello friends!
thanks for being such a sweetheart -002
I have another interesting take with this cling stamp. I love the intricate details of this heart stamp. However, I find that it should not be restricted to the heart shape.

I decided to "break it up" and stamped the borders.

you are my world -001

This is another fun way to stretch any of your stamps that comes in a shape.
you are my world -002

I started out stamping part of the heart and then flipped to the other side within my MISTI. I then ran the entire image through my die cut machine with Stitches of Love Frame.

you are my world

Once I cut out the rectangles, I colored the image with Zig Markers and added a piece of red card stock for the backing.
You are my world

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11 comments:

Sue D said...

Very clever way to stretch this stamp and beautiful!

Karthikha said...

Great way to stretch the stamp and a beautiful outcome! :)

brandco2450@gmail.com said...

Clever technique for this pretty stamp!

MadeByMeghanK said...

What a cool idea! Beautiful!

Linda BL said...

I would never think of cutting out part of a heart stamp and layering it in top. It is definitely a great way to get more out of your stamps! Great card!

Harriet said...

Beautiful!

Purple Princess said...

Such beautiful cards!

Maura said...

Clever, clever, Virginia!! Always good to get new ideas for stamps!!

Shelly said...

Fabulous idea!! Certainly makes you look at your stamps differently. ;) Thanks for sharing! Your card is beautiful!!

Denise Bryant said...

So pretty! Beautiful cards! I really love that heart design and the color combo you used!

Ms. Tamp said...

I like how you changed the shape with the multiple stampings. Fantastic way to use stamps in a different form.