More Stamping :)

Wow, stamping TWO nights in a row?!?! I don't remember the last time that happened, but I'm enjoying it 🙂 Hmmm, maybe I've been bitten by the stamping bug again, awwww shucks lol!! Jeff is away on call for a storm coming in tonight, and the boys are with the dreaded xbox, so I snuck down to my stamp room for a little me time.

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For tonight's inspiration, I turned to another favorite blog I visit, The Paper Players. They're having a theme challenge this week, and the theme is LOVE. That left it pretty wide open in terms of layout, so I turned to two of my most used sets, both are oldies & goodies, Baroque Motifs & Always. I know Always is retired, but that's not stoppin' me 🙂

I layered about a million different colors onto Shimmery White card stock (okay, 7 colors, but still), using stampin' sponges, leaving a brighter section in the middle behind my heart and gradually getting darker towards the outside edges. The heart is stamped in Black StazOn on Whisper White card stock, then I applied Versamark, Heat & Stick powder, heated it up, added Dazzling Diamonds glitter & heated it again to really melt it on. I love the sparkle…it's much sparklier in real life 🙂

Oh yeah, I also sponged some black ink onto Linen Thread to tie my tag around my heart.

Hey, thanks for stopping by again!! Btw, thanks for all of the fabulous comments & emails I received after last night's post. I really appreciate your support…stampers are certainly some of the most caring people I've met 🙂

13 thoughts on “More Stamping :)

  1. Hi Kerin,
    So happy you had the chance to join us! It is nice to see you stamping again. I love your take on the challenge, the sponged twine is a great idea. Thanks for joining us at the paper Players!
    Hugs,
    Lesley

  2. welcome back!!! 2011 was a bad year for many….but that’s why we celebrate a New Year….a fresh beginning. Glad your stampin again……I know how you feel … I almost sold all my stamp stuff due to illness…Glad I didn’t.
    hugs,

  3. 😀
    Always wished I’d gotten Always but now you’ve done it – now I have the “I wannas” again! Beautiful card.

  4. Delighted to see a card from you in the gallery, Kerin! This is absolutely GORGEOUS. I love the rambling vines, the glittered heart and your fantastic sponging job–it’s all very “Twilight”, ya know?! Love it! So glad you joined us this week at The Paper Players…continued good thoughts for you. (hugs)

  5. Beautiful, Kerin! I LOVE the way you layered the color onto the card stock! The Baroque Flourish is always one of my favorites! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players!

  6. Hi Kerin,
    So nice to see you getting inky again! I love this! The way you stamped the shimmery white is gorgeous and really shows off the black images! Hope to see you again around the stamping block!

  7. Kerin, this is so pretty! The colors and the deign are so rich and elegant. Sponging the tine is an awesome idea, too. Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Paper Players! 🙂

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