I used a Dover clip art image, transferred it to a carving block and carved out the white spaces. When the stamp was finished, I stamped the image on a white c.s. panel using kraft dye ink. The image was colored with Copics and then the panel was popped up with foam tape onto a card base. I decided not to put a sentiment on it at this time because I could use it for either an anniversary or a special birthday. I'm sure it would work for Valentine's Day, too, but I don't think my husband would be impressed with a vase of roses on his card, lol. These were both fun challenges for me.
Thanks for looking! I hope my card helps to inspire you to create a card, too.
Date: Monday, January 27, 2014 GMT Views: 1828
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Registered: July 27, 2007 Location: Dublin, Ireland Posts: 81817
Mon, Jan 27, 2014 @ 1:54 PM
Oh wow - that is just SO amazing. I can't believe, even with a clip-art image to start with, that you carved that out! I do believe you, actually, I just don't believe that I could ever achieve something like that. It's so evident that you love and are experienced at this. It's so elegant and classic and timeless - I saw it as Valentine's, or an anniversary card.
Registered: March 11, 2008 Location: Sacramento, California Posts: 39853
Mon, Jan 27, 2014 @ 1:58 PM
I agree with Sabrina, OH WOW! That is some amazing carving for your stamp. Love how your card turned out. It is simply beautiful! Well done. TFS :0)
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