Sunday, April 22, 2018

Small Images Big Background With DT Brianna

Hello everyone, Brianna joining you all today. I'm here to bring a little sunshine and happiness to your day using the adorable, Weather Gnomes stamp set. 

Today, I will be focusing on the smaller stamps within this set. My goal was to create a focal point for my card while still keeping it clean and simple.
Let's get started shall we!?


Let's start with the focal point piece of the card....
I started by first stamping and coloring my three little images on my mat, that I cut out using the, Fancy Frame Dies. 
(colors used on finished focal point piece as shown above)

I then used the Hearts Galore stencil to add some little hearts for above my rainbow. I though they would look cute and go perfect with my sentiment. 


I finished up my focal piece by adding some thinly cut strips of bright colored paper (this is a great way to use up some scraps you may have lying around). 

For my background I brought out my sidekick, aka my Misti tool. This comes in super handy when doing repetitive patterns, trying to keep your paper in place & getting a nice dark crisp image. 


To finish up I popped up my focal piece by added some scotch 3D foam tape and used some glossy accents to add some Shimmer sequins. 


Supplies: 

http://craftindesertdivas.com/weather-gnomes/

http://craftindesertdivas.com/fancy-frame-dies/

http://craftindesertdivas.com/hearts-galore-stencil/

http://craftindesertdivas.com/distress-oxide-tattered-rose/
http://craftindesertdivas.com/shimmer-sequins/

Thank you all for taking time out of your day to stop on by :)

Until next time.
Brianna 






Saturday, April 21, 2018

Small Images Big Background With DT Marine

Hello everyone, it's Marine from DT! I hope you like the new release as much as I do! Today I'm sharing three cards I made using small images to create cute and colorful backgrounds. Very simple to make: stamp and color! ^^


The blue one showcases the new "Look For Stars" stamp set. This new set is very soft and dreamy so I used blue to color the background. The rainbows and stars bring a nice contrast with their bright colors.


The green one was inspired by the April Mood Board Challenge which is all about Easter. I used cute bunnies from the "Jellybean Kisses" stamp set and other images from the "Easter Cuties" digi stamp set. The green background represent the grass where we hide the chocolate treats ^^



The orange one is a Spring celebration, even if when I write this post it's raining where I live... I used the "Ladybug Garden" stamp set and a lot of colors so it would help the sun coming out from behind the clouds! ^^



I hope you'll like these colorful cards, have a beautiful day and see you soon!



CRAFTIN DESERT DIVAS SUPPLIES




Friday, April 20, 2018

Small Images Big Background With DT Waleska

Hello Friends Waleska here to share a very cute card showing you how you can use some of the small images that come on most of your stamp sets, I find that this small images can help you create some quick and simple cards, and because they are small stamps you even save time on the coloring... 

CARD DETAILS:

For my card today I started with the background... Have you check out the amazing new Cloudy Sky Stencil? It is amazing to create a quick and beautiful skys, to color it I used Oxide Inks in colors Blueprint Sketch, Salty Ocean and Cracked Pistachio, I die cut this piece with the largest of the Fancy Frame dies.


I decided to use one of my favorite stamp sets called Special Delivery, this set has some cute critters and lots of mail related small images, I choose some letters in different sizes and a little birdie to create my card today.


After I colored my little birdie, I cut and adhere all the small stamped images with 3D Foam, I also adhere some small sequin stars and I stamp the sentiment to a banner.


Now is your turn, look for those small stamps on your stamp sets and create quick and fun cards!


Have a wonderful day!


Craftin Desert Divas Supplies:

 fancy frame dies



 cracked pistachio oxide ink


Thursday, April 19, 2018

Small Images Big Background With DT Cheryl


Hello Crafty Friends! It's Cheryl from the DT here to show you how to use small stamps to add a subtle background to your planner pages! For this planner layout I'm using the Look for the Stars Clear stamp set!


First I created an ombre background using distress oxide inks. I used the colors Shaded Lilac, Broken China, and Faded Jeans. I masked off the areas that I did not want distress inks on with post-it notes.

Using a foam blender, I gradually worked each color onto the planner page.


Then I removed the post-it notes and then repeated the same process for the other planner page.


Next, I used the little stars from the Look for the Stars stamp set to add more to the background. I like that it adds more visual interest to the page, but isn't so busy where I can still write on the pages!



Then I add some images that I had stamped out onto sticker paper.


Lastly, I colored in the images, wrote in the date and a wrote in a sentiment! I hope you like the planner pages I created using small stamps as a background! 



Products Used: 

http://craftindesertdivas.com/look-for-stars/


http://craftindesertdivas.com/distress-oxide-shaded-lilac/

http://craftindesertdivas.com/distress-oxide-broken-china/ 

http://craftindesertdivas.com/distress-oxide-faded-jeans/




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