As you know I am on a quest to use products that I have not stamped with in a while. Amazing Silhouettes is one of those stamp sets from the 2022/2023 Stampin’ Up! Annual Catalog that has not seen ink in a while. Plus, I found a fun technique online from Jennifer McGuire that would be perfect to do with this set.
The images for this particular stamp look like this after inking them up:
As you see the ink is placed around the image and leaves the image itself the color of your card stock. I wanted to have the image be colorful and it was easy to do. The technique is called Emboss Resist.
First, I stamped the image using Versamark Ink on Basic White card stock. Then, I used Clear Embossing Powder and heat set it with my Heat Tool. Again, due to the way the stamp is, the tree itself did not have any embossing on it. I took some Stampin’ Up!® Write Markers in Orchid Oasis, Bermuda Bay, Granny Apple Green and Mossy Meadow and colored in the tree. The clear embossing powder doesn’t absorb ink so those areas stayed white and the areas without the embossing powder took the color. Isn’t that fun?! After I added the ink, I fussy cut out the tree image (don’t look too closely as I am not very good at cutting things out by hand).
Next, I cut out 1″ x 5.5″ pieces of Orchid Oasis, Bermuda Bay, Granny Apple Green and Mossy Meadow card stock and adhered them to a Basic White card base. I ran that through my Cut & Emboss Machine using the Stitched Greenery Die. Lastly, I stamped the sentiment from the stamp set called Charming Sentiments and cut it out using the coordinating Sentiment Silhouettes die set. You can save 10% if you purchase them in a bundle. I layered the sentiment on the card using Dimensionals.
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Now back to our regularly scheduled program:
One of the things I love best about being a Stampin’ Up!® Demonstrator is I get to order new products before they are available to anyone else. I am not a patient person so I would go crazy if I saw photos of new products and I could not purchase them yet. The other thing I love about being a Demonstrator is I get to earn products for free. Amazing Silhouettes is a new stamp set that is in the January – December Mini Catalog. I got this set for free by attending a virtual Stampin’ Up!® event. This stamp set has coordinating dies called Amazing Thanks that are all sentiments and a background for those sentiment. I was also able to order almost anything in the new Mini Catalog that will be out in January so I will have some more sneak peeks for you later.
This was a super easy card to make. I first stamped the tree silhouette in Fresh Freesia ink onto a piece of Basic White card stock. That is all the stamping I did. The stamp itself actually stamps only the background and leaves the tree blank. Then I cut out the sentiment in Basic White cardstock and the background of the sentiment in Night Of Navy card stock and layered them together. This is simple but very pretty, don’t you think?
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The other thing I wanted to do in this post is to introduce you to my newest granddaughter. Her name is Madison Emily and she was born on Veteran’s Day. She was four+ weeks early so she had to spend some time in the NICU but she is doing great now and got to go home after a couple of weeks. Madison is grandchild number six for us!