Color Coordinates: Offset Stamping

Hi Everyone! Happy Saturday!! It’s Shari here with a Color Coordinates recipe and offset stamping technique for you.

Do you store your inks away and forget about some of your favorite colors? I’m guilty of picking up the same 12 or so inks when making my cards, but this time I decided to dig into my oranges and found a forgotten treasure…Apricot!

I wanted a retro look for this offset stamping technique so I chose soft tones of Cloudy Sky, Apricot, Duckling (my favorite yellow), Dusty Sage and Fog.

Shari Carroll, Color Coordinates

Using the Neat And Tangled stamp set Calathea, I stamped the solid images in my five colors onto a panel of Neenah White 80# card stock.

Color Coordinates, Shari Carroll

The inks work their way into the paper leaving a soft silky look. Once I filled the panel with the color images, I stamped again using the outline images with Simon Says Stamp Intense Black ink. To get an offset look, I positioned the outline to the right leaving white space next to the leaves.

The Calathea stamp set offer inside and outside messages. I added a simple greeting using the Intense Black ink.

Color Coordinates, Shari Carroll

I have filmed how to make this card which you can watch below or on our YouTube Channel Here.

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I hope you all have a joyful weekend and thanks for stopping by.

  1. Very pretty card, and I love the offset stamping design. I always love the color coordinates because it helps me pick colors when I’m stuck trying to figure out what colors to use, I’m in love with this color combo! Thanks for sharing

  2. This made me gasp when I saw it. I just love the soft colours and beautiful design. But then I love all of Shari’s cards. This is a beauty ?

  3. Thanks for reminding those of us who have been at carding awhile of how cool this technique is. We tend to forget the old ink/stamps techniques with the wonderful new stuff coming out all the time! Just love your layout!

  4. I love the color coordinates! Takes all the guesswork out of knowing how your card will turn out when it is done! A big thank you!!!!

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