Sunday, 29 October 2017

An Old Layering Stamp Set

The current Less is More challenge is stamp layering.


One of the very first stamp sets I ever bought was designed for layering (though not the way some of the newer ones are where you build up the image).  I still love this old set and it is great for CAS cards.


One of the things that got me hooked on stamping was heat embossing and when I saw the SU set "Solemn Stillness" and the way you could heat emboss the swirly stamp on top of the tree, I had to have that set. I probably got it 10 years ago!

I used it in a very straightforward way - stamped the base tree in green and heat embossed the swirly stamp on top of it in gold.

I love the sentiment that comes with the set so added it below.

It's bordered in gold with a few gold stars scattered about.





Supplies:
Stamps - SU Solemn Stillness
Ink - Memento Cottage Ivy and Tuxedo Black, ColorBox Gold
Paper - white and gold cs
Size - A2
Accessories - gold embossing powder, tiny star punch, Nesties matting basics dies



11 comments:

  1. Susan, that is such a beautiful set and love the font of that sentiment! What a fabulous job you did with this with the gold embossing over the top of the tree. Love the stars too.

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  2. This is a classic stamp set that will never go out of style, Susan, and your design shows it off to its best advantage! Love the little stars!! Hugs, Darnell

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  3. I can see why you had to have this stamp, Susan. It's so beautiful! You could use it with so many different colour combinations. Love the wooden stars. xx

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  4. This is a wonderful stamp, it might be old but it's very contemporary and trendy looking! Love it! The heat embossing looks amazing on top of the stamped tree. I like the gold frame too. Great job! Thanks for joining us at Less Is More!

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  5. Wow, is this ever a blast from the past stamp set. It is still a wonderful set and you used it beautifully. The gold embossing adds beautiful shine too. Great card, Susan. Thank you for joining us this week at Less is More.

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  6. This set is timeless, Susan! A very elegant Christmas card!

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  7. Beautiful layered tree, Susan. I love how you added your gold frame and stars. Still a wonderful stamp set. TFS my friend. Hugs

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  8. It is a beautiful stamp set and so timeless. Your gold embossing looks so elegant :)

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  9. What a gorgeous layering set, love the embossed swirl and the other gold accents.
    Thanks so much for sharing with us at Less is More, Anita x

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  10. Such a fantastic festive eye-catching beauty! Love the added gold embossing to your tree and a perfect way to showcase some stamp layering. Thanks for joining us at Less is More.

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  11. Absolutely beautiful, Susan ! Love this stylish Christmas tree with this gold embossed garland ! A fabulous take on our challenge ! Thanks so much for sharing and for playing along at Less is More !

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