The One & Only!

Hi there! Today I want to share with you a couple of cards I made using a technique that is simple but has quite an effect. It is made stamping the same image all over your work surface and then highlighting just one of these images by colouring it in.

The first card in this series I made with a coffee cup stamp from the Lawn Fawn Set “Love You a Latte” which I stamped in rows all over my white cardstock. I then coloured in only one of the coffee cups in bright yellows and oranges with my copic markers. The other images I coloured with greys to accentuate the contrast. For the greeting on the card and also the card base I choose a strip of cardstock that matched the colouring of the highlighted image.

Handmade card with coffee cup

  I think that the effect you can achieve with this technique is very cute. So I decided to make a couple more cards… this time with cute critters! For this card I used a Paper Smooches crocodile stamp from the set “Zoo Crew”.

Handmade card with crocodile


The star on this card is the adorable fox from the Lawn Fawn set “Into the Woods?”

Handmade card with fox

  The next card features the cute hedgehog stamp from yet another Lawn Fawn stamp set: “In The Forest”.

Handmade card with hedgehog


And finally another fox (really, who doesn’t love foxes!!) – also from a Lawn Fawn set: “Joy To The Woods”

Handmade card with fox

  With all the cards I tried to match either the card base or the greeting with the colouring of the image. Sometimes I managed to match both.

Handmade card with fox

Handmade card with crocodile

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Über Christina Hagenauer

passionate paper designer and crafter
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