Technique Tuesday-Stamp Set Showdown

As a follow-up to post for A Year of Card Techniques-Stamp Set Showdown (if you missed it, you can see it here), I wanted to share some details about each of the cards I made.

Here’s the first card I made:

Celebrate 2 wm 1

Coloring books are back in a big way.  You can find them everywhere these days.  It was only a matter of time until the concept made its way to washi tape.  And I’m so glad it did because I got some great Coloring Book Washi Tape from Eyelet Outlet and had fun working with it. 

I stamped my image from the Beautiful You set by Stampin’ Up on a Whisper White rectangle.  Then I applied a piece of the washi tape to a piece of Whisper White scrap and stamped the image again with Staz-On ink (regular ink won’t dry).  When I was sure it was dry, I cut the dress and hat.  Applying it to the card stock keeps it stable while cutting; and, since it doesn’t add much bulk, I just left it on the card stock and attached that to the image with Ranger Multi Medium. 

A quick run down of what I did with the balance of the card before I get back to the image.  The card base is Pink Pirouette, topped with a mat of Basic Black and Whisper White.  I attached a strip of washi down the right side of the of the Whisper White and then cut a thin strip of the Black Glitter Washi and attached that, too. 

While I had the Black Glitter Washi out, I attached a small piece to scrap card stock and punched two 1/2″ circles to place under the flowers to help them stand out.  Here’s the card from another angle:

Celebrate 2 wm 2

I attached the focal image to a rectangle of Pink Pirouette and cut another of Basic Black.  A greeting from the same set was stamped on another piece of Pink Pirouette, which I cut into a thin strip and attached at the top.  I then attached the 1/2″ circles and, on top, Flatback Resin Flowers.

Celebrate 2 wm 3

Now back to the Washi.  I colored it with a combination of Copic markers and Stampin’ Up Colored Pencils.  It takes color nicely and doesn’t smear.

For the inside, I used another stamp from the set and decided to use the Washi across the bottom.

Celebrate 2 wm 5

In two weeks, I’ll share another post about no-line water coloring; the technique I did in my third card.  My second card, this one:

Brighter Days wm 2

was done using the same technique I shared in this post; so I’ll just direct you there. 

My last card was no-line water coloring.  I’ll be sharing another card with this technique next month, so stay tuned for more on that.

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  1. Denise Sayers says:

    I didn’t realize that was washi. What a great thing to paper piece with and I can try and use my stash of washi tape. I still love this stamp set and all that you do with it.

    • Kim&Katy says:

      Yup! I have a new love for washi when I discovered I could use it this way. Stay tuned as I have more cards done this way…with different stamps.

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