Monday, December 29, 2014

Doodlie-Do in Color

One very easy way to stamp outline images without needing to color them in is to stamp them in color. On today's card, I went with one flower image, stamped thrice in a visual triangle, in a raspberry ink that pops right off the white paper.



A tip for these sorts of arrangements...stamp the sentiment first, and then work around it. Also, if you plan on adding embellishments to the stamped image, as I have done here, be careful to make sure the places you will put said embellishments aren't hanging half-off the raised panel. I stamped very carefully so my silver half beads would fit nicely on the raised panel.


I just love the vibrant raspberry with the silver accents. The contrast works well, don't you think?

Supplies
stamps: Papertrey Doodlie-Do, Keep It Simple: Thank You
ink: Hero Arts raspberry, Memento espresso truffle
paper: Papertrey white
accessories: silver half beads, silver metallic marker, metal ruler, dimensionals

7 comments:

  1. Absolutely beautiful. I really do enjoy all your work!!

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  2. I've been waiting to see what you would do with this set... and I love what I'm seeing. The raspberry is gorgeous! I've been practicing watercoloring these flowers, but I don't think they lend themselves to that medium. At least for me... so back to my Copics.

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  3. I love this! Great idea again!! I did let the tedious coloring intimidate me away from this set - super impressed with your ideas to use it differently!! Kudos!

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  4. you are having fun with this set and that silver pen. rock on!!!

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  5. While you just touched on it - I LOVE how straight you get your border and that your pen works so well. These outlined, uncolored images sure make a fabulous card

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