STAMPlorations-Hashtag Authentic

jan2015stampspotlightweek-pHi there! I’m back again with another project using some of the new releases from STAMPlorations. My card features the Hashtag Authentic stamp set as well as the Leaf Print stencil.
STAMPlorations-Hashtag Authentic stamps & Leaf Prints stencilI love the design on the Leaf Print stencil. I had some fun mixing my white embossing paste with Distress inks.
STAMPlorations-Leaf Prints stencilSuch a gorgeous ombre effect you get when the colors blend together.STAMPlorations-Leaf Prints stencilI stamped part of the sentiment in black and embossed the top part in white on black cardstock. To finish it off I added some loose silver thread and glossy accent dots.
STAMPlorations-Hashtag Authentic stamps & Leaf Prints stencilMake sure and stop by the STAMPlorations blog to see more inspiration using these fun new products, and leave a comment for your chance to win some fun prizes!

In other news…I have a project & video up on the Simon Says Stamp blog today, too! I’m sharing some fun ways to use up those pattern papers and do some stitching on your cards.SSS-Combined Hearts dieHead over to the Simon Says Stamp blog to see the whole shebang:)

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54 thoughts on “STAMPlorations-Hashtag Authentic

  1. Wow, gorgeous cards. I love how you use color. I am also enjoying your craftsy class on using color and picking up some great tips there too….

  2. GOR. GEE. US. That ombre looks good enough to eat. And the stitched hearts on your second card remind me of a beaut you created a couple years ago. A Laura classic.

  3. I am going to try coloring the paste because this is a gorgeous card. I love the soft colors and the texture. Also love that stitching on the second card. I’ll check that out at SSS.

  4. Each time I see you doing this multi color embossing I think why haven’t I tried it yet..so in LOVE with your cards..each time you do this…must def…try it!!

  5. You do that gorgeous paste ombre effect so well…it really is “AMAZING”. Love those liitle stitched hearts on your second card…great pp choices.

  6. Gorgeous cards! I absolutely love the way the colored embossing paste looks.. I’m definitely going to have to give this technique a try! TFS!

  7. Love the ombre! I have been wanting to try doing that since you did the video with the tiny hearts. And your cards for Simon Says are so beautifully clean and fun! And thanks for the good laugh too.

  8. Your ombre stenciled card is: #beautiful#authentic#creative#amazing! I feel a ‘shopping’ coming on after seeing your gorgeous showcase! *grin*
    ~c

  9. I is taking everything I have not to jump on the Embossing paste photo–YUM! Now when you scraped off the paste with your palette knife did you do it on an angle or straight down and it looks fairly thin?

  10. Oooh, love the colours with the distress. Must try that. And the multiple colours of paste. What fun. The black on white and white on black sentiment is fab. And while I’m gushing, the glossy accent dots are super. I liked all your stitched hearts over at Simon Says Stamp as well. HUGZ

  11. I love all the cards you made with the new stamp sets, my favorite is the leaf card with the colored embossing paste.Gorgeous!!!

  12. This is for sure the most cool card I have seen using that stencil and the ombre effect!! So impressed with how you did such a beautiful job on that background – you are truly so talented!!! Hope your day is filled with joy!!

  13. Such gorgeous cards! Stunning coloured embossing! You are soooo talented.
    And I am still laughing about “my hair looks like Tina Turner…” That would be me too!!

  14. I love these beautiful stitched heart cards, they look simply wonderful! and the texture and colours of the stencilled leaves card is very effective.

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