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creating with just the small stamps

Creating with just the small stamps!

Stamp sets can come with beautiful large stamps that can take center stage, and often there are other smaller stamps to help embellish and decorate the card. But what about using those small stamps and make them the focal image of the card? Well, today I’m creating with just the small stamps and using these as focal elements on the card.

The Butterfly in Bloom stamp set from Catherine Pooler designs shows a stunningly beautiful butterfly that screams to be colored in – stay tuned, I have some more cards coming with that in mind – but I’m just using the beautiful decorate florals in the set to create a happy soft delicate card. 

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creating with just the small stamps

creating with just the small stamps: colouring the images

Start off by stamping the small floral stamps from the Butterfly in Bloom stamp set onto white card with alcohol marker-friendly ink. here, I used Midnight Ink from Catherine Pooler designs, as it works well with alcohol markers.

To colour the florals in, I used purple markers from the Altenew Water Garden artist alcohol marker set and pink markers from the Sunshine Valley Garden Artist Alcohol Maker set. For a soft delicate look, I used flicking motions to colour the florals in. 

Once all the coloring was complete, I used the coordinating dies to cut out the stamped images. 

creating with just the small stamps: assmebling the card

To create the rest of the card, I used a blending tool to apply a soft halo of Chiffon ink Catherine Pooler Ink to a white card base. On top of this, foam mount a white die-cut using the Circle Stripe Die from Catherine Pooler Designs. 

The stamped floral images were added to the card into clusters opposite one another with varying depths of dimension to add interest. The sentiment from the stamp set was stamped in black ink and fussy cut out before adding the front.

creating with just the small stamps

Lastly, a few morning dew Nuvo Drops were added to the card to finish the card off. 

creating with just the small stamps

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This post was produced as part of my Brand Ambassador work for Catherine Pooler Designs  I have not been paid to make this post, but I am given supplies from Catherine Pooler Designs to use. However, I create projects with creative control and produce projects I am proud of and with products that I love.   The information provided is based on my own personal experience – I am not an expert. 

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Hi, I am Verity and I live in the UK.  I love to create beautiful projects whenever I can. My main passion lies with Papercrafting, however, I will always turn my hand to a new project or craft any chance I get.

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