Saturday, January 25, 2020

Stamp Focus: Mod Vases

Hello friends!
Warning: photo-heavy post
It is my turn to share Stamp Focus with you over Altenew Card Blog.
Are you loving the new release yet? I am excited to share some in-depth projects with Mod Vases from yesterday's release. Altenew is well-known for stunning floral stamps and the new Mod Vases are your new must-have for all of your floral designs.
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I love that this set offers so many shapes and sizes of vases. The designs and shapes are absolutely modern and trendy! All products used are affiliated listed at the end of the post.


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With my projects, I hope that you will see how VASE-rtile this stamp & die bundle is! I am using the lovely complementary Vase Fillers Stamp Set for all of my sample cards.

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Let's start with the larger vase in this set. I love the two-tone option (Mountain Mist and Sea Glass) from the stamp set and created a colorful vase.

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To take it up a notch, and I stamped one of the fern stamp in Tide Blue (Vase Fillers) onto the vase. I then stamped the fern over the vase. This is the so-called "Stamp-kissing".

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You can, however, stamp a floral image directly over the vase and will still achieve the similar result.
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 The popped-up flower arrangement look fabulous over the stenciled background (Feeling Dotty Stencil).
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My next card is all about the masking. With the coordinating masks from Mod Vases, I applied Silver Stone first and then Sunray, Wisteria and Arctic.

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Next, I stamped the flowers over the tall vase and this was easily done thanks to the masks. When stenciling, do take the advantage of the positive AND negative side of the masked stencils. To add some shine, I decided to emboss the the edges of the panel in Antique Silver Embossing Powder. 

 The sentiment from the dainty Framed Thanks Die is perfect for this!

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For my 3rd interpretation for the Mod Vases, I created a delicate vase by using the new Ornate Cover Die.

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I started out with inking the vase with a gradient of blue. I placed the Ornate Cover die over the vase and ran the vase die through the Mini Blossom Die Cut Machine.Voila! A blue delicate vase was created!
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With this intricate vase, I arranged all of my stamped and die cut pieces from Vase Fillers.

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For the background, I added vellum over the fern to simulate pressed leaf effect. Isn't this fun?

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 As you can see, I can go on and on with the Mod Vase Stamp & Die and Mask Stencils. I have included one extra card that I created for yesterdays' release. The Tartan Background Stamp compliments the stamped floral design so beautifully.
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I can't wait to see your versions of floral arrangements that you come up with! I would really appreciate that you leave me your comment over Altenew Card Blog if you have a chance!
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20 comments:

Harriet said...

Excellent cards, Virginia, each card is happy!

Ms. Tamp said...

These are wonderful. I really like how the sets work so well together. So many looks to make. I like the additional details on the vase. Well done!

Maura said...

Ok, Virginia - You have now become the Queen of Flowers in Vases!!! These are SO gorgeous, every one of them!! And each unique - thanks for your inspiration as always!!!!

Greta said...

Just saw your Altenew post & have to say--one of my favorites you've done, Virginia! Very creative way to use these neat vases!

Teri S. said...

Virginia, I love your cards, each & every one of them. I thought the Incredible florals & the Tartan were my favourites from this release, but now I think I need to add Mod Vases to my "want" list. Thanks for the great inspiration!

conil said...

I think you managed to get all the vases on the cards. Love that the stencil comes with the set...it looks so beautiful. And also, those ferns unexpectedly added are an artsy and fun touch.

Dawn T said...

Stunning array Virginia. This release is amazing and these two sets a must haves!

jintyoo7 said...

Beautifully done, Virginia. The colors and combinations are stunning.

JanM said...

So excited that I already ordered the Mod Vases! Love what you did with them!
Lots of great inspiration! Thank you!

Denise Bryant said...

These look really fun! I especially love the pastel vases that you used with the masks!

DorothyA said...

your cards are just gorgeous. The vases stamp set provides so many creative opportunities! Excellent work.

Kristine Boydstun said...

Gorgeous cards! I love this set so much!

Annette Gordon said...

I love all these cards Virginia! So many different designs and looks from just a few stamp sets. I really like the vases and how I am sure you could use them with so many existing sets. I can see myself using old stamp sets in new and fun ways.
Out of all your amazing cards my absolute favorite is the one with the thanks and the silver around the edges. I really like the bouquet which looks like sparkle in the middle!

Janis Godwin Spear said...

I think this is the BEST release yet, and I absolutely love your cards with the vases - the texture and colour are just amazing. So much inspiration. Thank you for sharing.

Linda BL said...

Love your cards! You have really shown how versatile this set can be. Love the porcelain vase -- that is my favorite!

MadeByMeghanK said...

Stunning vases! I LOVE those soft colored ones!

Sue D said...

WOW - You knocked it out of the park with your beautiful cards using the Mod Vase set! Absolutely stunning!

Kathy Krug said...

I love the Mod Vases. You have dove a fabulous job showcasing them.

jan metcalf said...

You are so very creative!! Love stopping by to see what you are designing!

Karthikha said...

Fantastic set of vase creations!! Love them! :)