Thursday, November 17, 2016

Medium Dotty Times Two

As babbled in yesterday's post, I'm sharing four cards using the Papertrey set Dot Spot in descending order based on the size of the image used because, well, why not?

Today, we'll look at two cards which use the next-to-largest and second-to-largest dotty dots.

The next-to-largest dotty dot card takes advantage of the style of the sentiment, which is from Papertrey's Side-by-Side Sentiments. (Papertrey does not hyphenate the name, but they should.)

Inks: Hero Arts green hills and intense black

This is a very stylized, modern-looking card, and the black-and-green combination pops off the card in a pleasingly happy way.

The next-to-largest image is large enough that repetition of it will eat up my white space, but the second-to-largest image repeats nicely. For the card below, I trimmed an inch off the front of the card, stamped the larger part of the sentiment onto the front, and then moved inside the card finished stamping the smaller part of the sentiment.

Inks: Hero Arts butter bar, green hills, and intense black;
Archival tiger lily

On the inside edge, I stamped the green dot first, then the yellow, and finally the orange, making sure that each image was offset so the bling didn't form a straight line. Offsetting also created the lovely illusion of movement. Finally, adding the bling brought the card to life.

Proof again that most cards are better with bling. Not all, certainly, but most.

stamps: Papertrey Side-by-Side Sentiments, Dot Spot
paper: Papertrey white
accessories: rhinestones


  1. You do dots so well. I enjoy seeing them.

  2. I'm enjoying your Dot Spot cards! Love where you placed the inside sentiment for the bottom card.


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