I’ve got a new obsession and a fun card to share today, along with a look at how it came together.
Warning: I am currently a little obsessed with creating these fun random stamped and coloured backgrounds using stamp sets. I’ve got another one to show you soon, and a couple more in progress. They are just so much fun to do and look so effective on cards!
Other Supplies Used:
- Make it Colour Blending Cardstock
- Memento Angel Pink Ink Pad * (US link*)
- My Favourite Things Hybrid Ink Black Licorice
- Copic Sketch Markers* (US link*)
- Lawn Fawn Finley’s ABCs die set* (US link*)
- Sakura White Gelly Roll Pen* (US link*)
Copic Colours: B41, YG07,YG09,G19, YR12,YR14,YR27, Y13,Y08,YR23, R02,R05,R08, B63,B66,B69
Here’s a brief look at how I created the card.
There is no precise method to placement – I stamped the images fairly randomly, just trying to maintain some variety and spacing between them to create a pleasing overall effect.
I did stamp on a slightly larger piece of card than I needed for my card front so that I could trim it down.
I started by colouring some of the cacti, then realised that to make it really “pop” I wanted a coloured background. To avoid any problems with dragging colour into the background from the images, I switched to colouring the background before continuing with the cacti and their pots!
To colour the background I used the same technique shown in one of the videos in this post: Stamping Bella Flowersbehindmybackabella Card & Videos. By being a little loose and messy with the colouring, you can create a pleasing look.
As you can see on the final card, I continued after this step and added some white gel pen dots in varying sizes to the background spaces for extra visual interest – this also helps distract from any imperfections in the background colouring!
If you’d like to see some more inspiration featuring this particular stamp set, pop on over to my Stamp It Saturday – One Stamp Set, Three Looks post on the Stamping Bella Blog!
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