Stamp Your Heart Out!

Hello there & happy Wednesday!

Have you had a chance to stop by the Monday Challenge Blog recently?  This week, we are celebrating stamps and stamping for the challenge! Here are projects by three members of the Monday Challenge Design Team that showcase this week’s theme!  If you’d like to see more, stop by the challenge blog and click the person’s name or card to see all of the details and leave these wonderful people some comments! :)

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Made by Ashli Oliver

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Ashli had this to say:

It is so much fun to use things in unexpected ways! To create my patterned butterflies and hearts, I put my Sizzix to use and turned my Dot Background Stamp into a print using some Gelatos. I just love the artistic and unexpected look this adds to plain white cardstock. Punched into shapes, this creates the perfect embellishments for the intro page to my daughter’s album!


 

Made by Sandra Mouwen

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Sandra had this to say:

I have a big love for stamps. To be honest, I had a hard time making this card. I made it for my best friend that is going through something big. I just wanna let her know I’m thinking of her. For the background I gessoed the surface to make it non-porous, so that the Gelatos blend and move better. My main image is the Hot Air Balloon from Tim Holtz. I just love it. For me it represents hope. My friend loves Hummingbirds, and so I had to add them too.


 

Made by May Flaum

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May had this to say:

A little bit of stamping mixed with some embossed-like effect with a stencil and I have a Valentine ready to send! I wanted to use more purple (so much pink + red for Valentine’s usually) and really show my love of all things inky.


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  1. Congrats to all the winners! These projects are all wonderful! Ashli’s daughter really steals the show. She is adorable!

  2. Stamps are my favorite thing! I love all of these projects I am just overwhelmed at what to say. The layered hearts on the first project are wonderful. The bold color, washi and stamped images work so well together on the second project. And the third project is just so pretty, I love the look of it and will have to see how she achieved that. Thanks for sharing.

    Katie B.

  3. I love the magenta/purple valentine. The stitching and purple ribbon give it a really romantic touch. I just took the onlinecardclasses.com for stencils so I’m in a love of stencils mode right now. I do like the pop of color on the thinking of you card— it has a bit of whimsy.

  4. Fantastic creations. Ashli’s layout is gorgeous and I love the different mixed media techniques Sandra and May used on their cards.

  5. One concept, so many interpretations. I love them all. Always looking for ways to use a hot air balloon. Thanks Monday artists!