Saturday, July 21, 2012

1 stamp... 2 ways...and a SALE :)

Hello, and happy Saturday to you! Today I have been playing with my new Flower Bursts background stamp from Hero Arts. {it's on sale super cheap HERE} For both cards I stamped on the same text patterned paper from the Madeline collection by Prima. For this first card, I stamped with broken china distress ink.
I love this background so much, I didn't really want to cover it. So, I added just a few pearls.
I love that you can still see the subtle text through the distress ink. Very cool!....For this card, I stamped with distress embossing ink and heat embossed with clear embossing powder. Same stamp, but a totally different look. :)
I inked it up with distress ink in broken china. Such a fun and easy technique! 
The sentiments on both cards are from the Floral Sentiments set from MyCreativeTime. I white heat embossed them. Speaking of MyCreativeTime, have you shopped the sale yet???

Here are the deets :)


Happy Shopping!
♥ Nikki ♥








7 comments:

  1. Adorable cards Nikki! Why have I not bought distress inks yet??

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  2. Lovely cards. Great contrast with kraft paper

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  3. You know that song "Dancing Queen"? Well, that is what I know hear every time I look at one of your cards...you are the "Stamping Queen" ! You need to give lessons! :)

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  4. Nikki ~ Easy did I read that correctly??? Easy for you! I LOVE~ LOVE your backgrounds! They are so BEAUTIFUL! I think the sentiments work BEAUTIFULLY with them! I am with Cassandra's comment above!!!

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  5. I really like both of these cards - more so the darker one. The gems just give that little extra touch. Very pretty!!

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  6. Love the reverse look of these to cards. I'm going to have to try this with my stamps. Smooches... Felicia

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