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For today’s card, I used Blending Brushes to color the red rubber stamp from the Calming Camellia Stamp Set.

First, I attached the “Distinktive” stamp to the lid of the Stamparatus. Second, I rubbed the brush on the ink pad, and applied it to the stamp. Third, I lowered the lid onto Basic White Cardstock (3 3/4″ X 5″), held in place by a magnet. This was repeated until I was happy with the saturation of color for all three colors: Polished Pink, Crushed Curry, and Pumpkin Pie. Before cleaning the brushes between colors, and moving the stamp to a new position on the lid, I brushed a touch of color around the stamped image. 

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Blending Brush Technique


To make the colors pop, I framed my leaves with Basic Black Cardstock, cut 1/8″ larger for a 1/16″ border. This was attached with Dimensionals to a Thick Basic White card base, 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″, folded at 4 1/4″.

I also stamped the fantastic, curlicue from the Calming Camellia Stamp Set in Memento Black Ink.


To add even more black, I used heat embossing for the sentiment. I stamped, “you made my day,” from the Ornate Thanks Stamp Set in VersaMark on Basic Black Cardstock, sprinkled it with White Embossing Powder, and set it with the Heat Tool. Next, I used the Messages Die for cutting, and attached it with Dimensionals.


For a bit of Sparkle I added three, Artistry Blooms Sequins. I love these self-sticking sequins!


I was inspired by TGIF.


My February Host Code Gift

Just type the current host code (found beneath my profile picture) in the box provided, on your order of $75.00 or more, and I will send you the Butterflies & Flowers Layering Decorative Masks in March.

Create textured and colored backgrounds with Butterflies & Flowers Layering Decorative Masks. These stencils are an easy way to blend colors on your cards and other paper crafting projects. You can use the background masks on their own. But your images will really pop when you layer the detailed masks over the backgrounds to get even more depth and dimension. Use with Classic Stampin’ Ink and coloring tools such as Blending Brushes and Sponge Daubers for beautiful color. You can also use them with Embossing Paste and Palette Knives for textured designs.


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