Friday, February 21, 2020

Breathtaking Bouquet Spotlight Coloring

Hello and welcome to my blog; today I am going to share with you another card using the beautiful background stamp Breathtaking Bouquet.  I shared three cards yesterday using this same stamp set.  If you missed that post you can check it out by clicking here.  Today's card is using the Spotlight coloring technique this is a super fun and easy technique that allows you to spotlight a certain area of a stamped image.  Or you can use it to add interest to your card.  I used it to do both, and here's a look at today's project.  

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Use the Breathtaking Bouquet Background Stamp to create beautiful floral backgrounds you can use all year long for card making and other paper projects. This background image is ideal for coloring techniques.  To create today's card I started out by stamping the background image onto the So Saffron cardbase in matching So Saffron Ink.  Once I had that done I then stamped it again onto a piece a whisper white cardstock in Tuxedo Black ink.  After stamping it the second time it was time to start some Stampin' Blends Coloring.  

I colored all the flowers using the following Blends;  So Saffron, Daffodil Delight, Seaside Spray, Rococo Rose and Mossy Meadow for the leaves.  I used both the light and dark of each color to color most of the flowers, using the dark to light coloring technique.  Meaning I started with the darkest color in the shadow areas and then blended them out with the lighter colors.  I did this for all of them but the rose.  For the rose I started out with Daffodil Delight light in the dark areas and then used the So Saffron dark over that before blending it out with the light So Saffron blends.   For the leaves I added the dark in the shadow areas that are overlapped by the flowers, and along the center of the leaves.  I then colored over them with the light Mossy Meadow.  

Once all the coloring was done I used my paper snips and cut out the flowers that I had colored.  I added it to the card base by attaching it with dimensionals.  I then stamped my sentiment from Sending you Thoughts Stamp Set (which can be earned with a $50 order during Saleabration for Free).  I then popped it up over the bouquet also using dimensionals to give it a nice lift.  I finished off the card by adding a little bling with the Basic Rhinestone Jewels.   Thanks for dropping by I hope that you are inspired to give spotlight coloring a try.  If you need any of the products that I used today you can pick them up in my online store by clicking on the shopping list below.  

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Happy Stampin'
Rick Adkins 

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