This is my second post for the day, if you’re looking for my Swirly Bird card for Fab Friday, please click here to to right to it. I used the Stampin’ Up! In This World stamp set to create my card for the monthly Totally Techniques blog hop. This month we’re focusing on the spotlight technique.
Here is my card:
The design for my card was inspired by Pals Paper Arts PPA306.
I started by stamping the butterfly image from the In This World stamp set in Soft Suede ink on a panel of Very Vanilla card stock three times. I added the sentiment from the Watercolor Wishes stamp set in Soft Suede ink as well.
I sponged he edges of the Very Vanilla card stock panel with Soft Suede ink, then adhered the panel to a panel of Soft Suede card stock with SNAIL and to a Pool Party card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
I stamped the butterfly image from the In This World stamp set in Soft Suede ink on a panel of Watercolor paper three times and I used Soft Suede, Pool Party and So Saffron inks and an Aqua Painter (blotted as dry as I could get it) to add a little color to the images. I let the watercolored images dry completely, cut them out with a Layering Circles Framelits die, then adhered them to a 1-1/2″ Circle Punch from Soft Suede card stock and to the card front with SNAIL.
I added a Pool Party and Gold enamel circle from the Subtles and Metallics Enamel Shapes packs next to the sentiment to finish the card front.
I stamped the butterfly image from the In This World stamp set in Soft Suede ink on a panel of Very Vanilla card stock. I adhered the stamped panel to a panel of Soft Suede card stock, then to the inside of the card with SNAIL.
You can find a complete list of supplies, including card stock cuts, at the very bottom of this post.
Okay, on with the hop! Click the banner below to move forward to Shelagh Freemantle’s fantastic project.
If you get lost along the way, here is a list of the participants in the Totally Techniques Blog Hop:
- Sandi MacIver – Canada
- Patrice Halliday-Larsen – New Zealand
- Amy Koenders – USA <= You Are Here
- Shelagh Freemantle – Canada
- Marine Wiplier – France
- Erna Logtenberg – Netherlands
- Heather Wright-Porto – USA
- Nadine Weiner – Germany
- Alison Solven – Canada
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Card stock cuts for this project:
- Pool Party – 4-1/4″ x 11″ card base
- Soft Suede – 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel, three 1-1/2″ Circle Punches
- Very Vanilla – 3-7/8″ x 5-1/8″ panel, 4″ x 5-1/4″ panel (inside the card)
- Watercolor Paper – three Layering Circles Framelits die cuts
Stampin’ Up! items used to create this project:
Oh gosh – I love this!! Super job with the Spotlight technique – and…now I think I need this stamp set! 🙂
Thanks so much Mary…and, of course you need that stamp set!! 😉
I love your card! Its the first time I see the new butterfly stamp on a card. My set is new in my board 🙂 TFS
Thanks Anja! 🙂
Wow! This is a total work of art Amy K! Love every single detail…..and now I want that set!
Thanks Linda! You definitely need this set…it’s beautiful! 🙂
wow, the spotlight technique is awesome for this stamp set Amy, Nice job on this card, it totally rocks…
Thanks so much Sandi! 🙂
really like your card….make me want this stamp set…..
I know you are aware I love this set…. Great job , now I have another idea, and these colours are fabulous. Beautifully done…..hugs.
Thanks Shelagh! This is an awesome stamp set…so glad that you used it too! 🙂
Oh My Goodness! I LOVE love love this card! So glad I bought this stamp set. Thanks for sharing!
Thanks Ginette! Happy stamping! 🙂
Love the way you used this stamp set. It was on my list and now I might have to get it! Your cards are always so beautiful and you didn’t disappoint with this one.
Thanks so much Alison! 🙂
I was already in love with this set but your card confirm my feeling ! Amazing !
Thanks Marine! 🙂
Wow! This is an awesome card Amy! This seems a different technique for you and you rock at it!! I absolutely love everything about it. This is very cool. I am a very big fan of the infamous Tim Holtz and this reminds me of his work. Awesome job Amy.
Thanks so much Mary! 🙂
Wow! What a clever idea for using these stamps and utilizing the sketch. I love the colors you used. Actually, I love every detail!
Thanks Melanie! 🙂
Fantastic technique, spotlighting! This stamp lends itself well to spotlighting and gives a very unique old world feel to it 🙂
Thanks Jill! 🙂
Absolutely awesome card Amy 🙂 think I am going to have to case this one for sure.
Thanks Patrice! 🙂
Super cool, Amy! Love it!
Thanks Kathy! 🙂
Super cool card, Amy! I haven’t seen this set used yet and this is awesome! Love the colors you used. Thanks for sharing with the PPA this week!
Thanks for stopping by to leave a comment! 🙂
Behind again but wanted to give you some love on this card! Perfect use of that stamp set for the design! Great job!
Thank Susan! 🙂
Love the spotlight technique and you rockrd it with those gorgeous butterflies! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Pals Paper Arts.
Thanks for stopping by to leave a comment! 🙂