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Hello and welcome to my blog. I'm an independent Stampin' Up! demonstrator in the UK and love sharing my passion for paper crafting and Stampin' Up! products. Thank you for visiting I hope to see you again soon. Zoe x

Friday, 12 June 2009

Background stamps - Paisley

At a workshop earlier this week this is the card I demonstrated for the make and take. It showed how using background stamps can be used to add depth and more interest to your projects. Here I stamped the Paisley background in orchid opulence onto the same cardstock. I used the scallop edge border punch to create a border for my main image and matted it onto my base card. Using the fabulous and versatile Lovely As a Tree set I stamped in elegant eggplant onto whisper white and punched two holes in one end to add some ribbon and adhered the whole thing onto my card with dimensionals. Finally I used the large oval and scalloped oval punches and Oval All stamp set to add a greeting. I also doodle dotted around the greeting. This card shows that you can start with minimum ink pads and colours of cardstock , but can create lovely cards just like anyone else. Pop back tomorrow for another card that uses limited colours!

Once everyone had a go the hostess's husband asked me what he could do with the tool kit and one thing I showed him was the use of the paper piercer to add patterns to cardstock.
The cards everyone made were beautiful and very different. That's one thing I love about being an Independent Stampin'UP! demonstrator I get to meet some super people and learn lots of new ideas as they get to grips with our wonderful products.
Remember that you can earn a free background stamp during June and July and even an ink pad to go with it! Just contact me to find out how!
Bye for now


  1. Oooh how snazzy is that stamp in elegant eggplant - gorgeous card x

  2. Hi Emma thanks for the comment and yes it has been stamped in elegant eggplant. One of my favourite colours! Zoë xx


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