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Thursday, 10 July 2014

Background stamps or not background stamps that's the question? (by Maria)

Hey everyone,

Today I have some new samples for you to try out,  I have played with my Pan Pastels, and here are the results:

I have added a butterfly from the Tangled Garden stamp set.


Here, I have added stamps from the Mermaid Queen and Seashore rubber stamp sets.


I have added the word 'inspire' taken from the Artistic Expressions stamp set. What do you think about them, can't they inspire you? I just wanted to show you the possibilities of these gorgeous fragment stamps. I love these stamps only with a text or a word, but they are beautiful with an image as a background as well, the choice is all yours. I love them and I'm sure you will love them too!

Have fun ladies, I'm very curious what you will make with them!

Greetings
Maria

16 comments:

  1. These are great Maria I especially love the first one
    Jackie x

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  2. Inspired indeed - thank you :)

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  3. these are all wonderful - such fabulous stamps xx

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  4. So creative Maria. Beautiful results.
    Flo xx

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  5. These are all really inspiring that's for sure and the work perfectly as the focal point or as a subtle or not so subtle background. I love all the colours, and the use of pan pastels which certainly bring out all the detail in the stamps. x

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  6. Fascinating to see how you've used the same set using the texture stamps as background for a sentiment or as background for a focal image as well & placed them side by side - my favourite is your second 'inspire' but your tangled butterfly is a very close second as I love the way the deep orange mat picks out the deep orange of the stamped pattern.
    Paula (PEP)

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  7. Beautiful stamping Maria and such glorious colours too
    Claire xx

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  8. Fabulous cards, love the backgrounds you have created.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  9. Love those cards, Maria. The background stamps combined with a word or sentiment are fantastic!

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  10. Wat een mooie kaarten! Er straalt rust uit door het kleurgebruik, maar ze zijn indrukwekkend prachtig!

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  11. Hi Maria! OMGee!!!
    These are fabulous and I would love to know how you created them - maybe a tutorial in the future. Also that butterfly is huge and wonderful too - I think I know what stamp I will try to buy next! Thank you for inspiring and sharing them with us Karen x

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  12. Gorgeous results with these lovely CB stamps, like the use of PP with them!
    greetings, Alie

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  13. The butterfly is my favourite. It looks like the card has sunshine pouring into it.

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