Thursday, August 16, 2012

Doily Congratulations

Here's my card for the current Market Street Stamps Paint the Town challenge.  I used the color palette to create this pretty congratulations card.

I used the large doily stamp two different ways here. First, I inked up the back of the clear stamp, then stamped it off once before stamping it on a cream panel.  Then, I flipped the stamp over on my clear block, inked the design, and stamped it over the solid image to get a pretty two-toned look.  I repeated this with different colors until I'd filled the whole panel.  The stamped panel's set on a kraft card base, matching the color of the Toffee Crunch stamped doily.

I used the same Toffee Crunch ink to stamp the "congratulations" sentiment from the Simple Salutations set on a small cream strip.  The strip's layered on a dark brown panel and edged along the bottom with a little golden yellow ruffled trim.  After setting it on the cardfront, I accented the sentiment with a trio of twine threaded blue buttons.

Materials Used:
from i {heart} papersMarket Street Stamps Simple Salutations stamp set, Tsukineko Memento Cantaloupe and Toffee Crunch inks, Maya Road golden yellow ruffle edge trim, Lawn Fawn natural hemp twine

other:  Marina Mist Classic ink, Very Vanilla and Soft Suede cardstock (Stampin' Up!); Desert Storm cardstock (Neenah); blue buttons


  1. Love all things doily and this card is just how you stamped it two ways.

  2. LOVE those doilies, Lori, especially the way you've tied in Amy's tutorial! Just beautiful! Thanks so much for playing along with the MSS Paint the Town Color Challenge this month!

  3. Absolutely BEAUTIFUL, Lori! LOVE how you stamped those doilies- that's a perfect stamp for that technique! Thanks for joining the Paint the Town Color Challenge this month! :)


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