Monday, July 1, 2019

Follow Your Art Rainbow Paper Clips

Hello and welcome again to my blog; my second post today is for Kylie's International Blog Highlights.  There are projects from all over the world that have been submitted.  You can vote for my card here.  If I am one of the top 10 winners I get to take part in her International blog hop again this month.  For my card I used the It Starts with Art Stamp set to create this super fun clean and simple Encouragement card.  Here's a look at my card.

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I started out by picking one of the images I thought was under used.  I went with the Paper Clip/Binder clip image and stamped it using my Stamparatus with the hinge step technique.  I stamped five of them on a strip of whisper white cardstock (1 1/2 x 5 1/4) so that I could use my Many Marvelous Markers to color them in.   Also lately a little under used.  I colored each one in matching colors in the designer series paper.  I used Blushing Bride, Calypso Coral, Crushed Curry, Coastal Cabana, and Pacific Point plus a little Basic Gray for the metal.  Since I was stamping them on such a small piece of paper and the images where so small I really didn't need to blend them.  I added that to a piece of Coastal Cabana Cardstock (1 3/4 x 5 1/4).  
My card base was a piece of Pacific Point cut at 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 scored at 4 1/4.  To the front of the card base I added a piece of the Follow Your Art Designer Series Paper cut at 4 x 5 1/4 and stamped my sentiment at the bottom right corner.  Above that I added my colored paper clips mounted on the coastal cabana cardstock with Stampin' Dimensionals.  You can see how using the Stamparatus to stamp them I have perfect placement and spacing.  
To finish off my card I added a few rhinestones to add just the right amount of sparkle.  That's my card for today.  If you are in the United States please consider shopping with me online.  You will find a full shopping list below.  Remember to also vote for my card during the voting period and visit the link above and check out all the great projects that were created.  
Happy Stampin' 

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  1. I love how you chose to use an under used image. The rainbow paper-clips look fantastic. Thank you Rick for being part of my international highlights this month. All the best with the voting!


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