Alphabet and number stamps are an essential component of your card-making toolbox for adding personal touches that enable your recipient to know, without a doubt, their card was made just for them. The bonus of the Pumped-Up Alphabet is the light, celebratory feel the letters lend your design — balloons just make people happy! This month, our designers are showcasing their ideas for making the most of these irresistible stamp sets.
The first thing that came into my head was “baby” so I looked through my stamps for something that would work with that. I came across BB Otterly Love You and a card was born! First of all I created my water element by applying a watercolor wash on some Ranger watercolor paper with Flower Fresh Color Burst Trio using the Tropical Teal bottle. I stamped the wave action from BB Otterly Adore You and die cut the slot. Next I stamped “BABY” with Pumped-Up Alphabet on Sweet Tooth card stock using Limelight, Tickled Pink, Lemon Drop, and Blue Breeze dye inks, masked them off using Eclipse masking paper cut with Pumped-Up Alphabet (perfect fit!) and then stenciled my sky using Berrylicious dye ink and Mini Cloud Edges Stencil. “Welcome” was stamped using a partial sentiment from Essential Sentiments Stamp set and the panel was adhered to a Sweet Tooth card stock base.
To complete the scene I added Grassy Fields Die-namics cut from Gumdrop Green card stock and the images, stamped on No Line Coloring card stock, stamped with Extreme Black hybrid ink, colored with Copic markers, and popped up in the scene with foam tape.
And that’s it from me for today! Thanks so much for stopping by! See you soon!
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Stamps: Pumped-Up Alphabet, BB Otterly Love You, Essential Sentiments
Die-namics: BB Otterly Love You, Grassy Fields, Pumped-Up Alphabet
Stencils: Mini Cloud Edges
Dye Ink: Limelight, Tickled Pink, Lemon Drop, Blue Breeze, Berrylicious
Hybrid Ink: Extreme Black
MFT Card Stock/Specialty Papers: Sweet Tooth, No Line Coloring, Gumdrop Green
Supplies/Tools: foam mounting tape, Smart Grid Paper Pad, Flower Fresh Color Burst Trio
Other: Die-cutting machine, paper cutter, Mini MISTI, Mini MISTI Grid Paper Pad, MISTI Bar Magnets, Copic markers, Ranger Watercolor Paper, tape runner, white detail embossing powder, Embossing Magic, QuickStik Pick-up Tool, Mini Mister, water brush, sponge daubers, plastic eraser, heat tool, Scor-Buddy