Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Great Impressions Stamps | Elegant Motif

Good morning! I am back with another card for Great Impressions Stamps. This week I wanted to use a very versatile, and elegant, little stamp to show how repeating an element can really finish off a card. 


(Supplies - Stamp: (Great Impressions Stamps) Elegant Motif. Ink: (Fresh Ink) Capri Blue. Cardstock: (PTI) Soft Stone, New Leaf, Enchanted Evening, White. Letter Stickers: BasicGrey. Ribbon: May Arts. Gems: Hero Arts. Impression Plate: (PTI) Linen and Canvas. Border die: (PTI) Small scalloped border.)

I used an acrylic block with a grid to line up my image. I stamped it 5 times, alternating sides, then trimmed the panel to 4.25 x 1.5 inches. The result is a fun focal point that I embellished with a few gems. To make the  stamped panel stand out even more, I die cut two scalloped borders from white cardstock and adhered them behind the soft stone cardstock. The white also created a visual triangle between the white crinkle ribbon, white scalloped border, and white letter stickers.

And don't forget to stop by the Great Impressions Stamps blog on Friday for our Ronald McDonald House Charities blog hop. Hope to see you there! 

3 comments:

Sue from Oregon said...

Pretty Erin, love the color combo as well!

maryr917 said...

this is such a pretty card Erin-the stamped image really stands out - love your color choices

Wendy said...

Gorgeous color combo - love the layout too!