Wednesday, July 27, 2016

PTI Stamp-a-faire Part 3

OK, here are the rest of my Stamp-a-Faire projects for your perusal.

This first card was for the Masterpiece Inspiration challenge.  I chose the Mondrian piece that inspired Laurie's project.  I really like Mondrian and this was a fun one to put together.  I thought that Just for You stamp from my Botanical Blooms set was the perfect sentiment to fit within the 'art' itself.  Looking at this card though, I'm kind of wishing I had a Tonic style trimmer....

Next was Melissa Phillips Impressionism Challenge.  This one was just OK for me.  I really love these blooms, but I think that her technique lends itself to stamps that have thicker more brushstroke type lines as opposed to lots of thin outlines.

I think the leaves are the most effective part of the card, more in line with the technique where as the peonies are a little too detailed.  Of course I also did a pretty horrendous job lining up the second stamping, so there is that.

Finally, my take on Amy Sheffer's Starry Night theme.  I almost didn't do this one as I have done a lot of galaxy themes, but it was a different twist on prepping the sky using ink blending rather than water colors.  Really I always enjoy creating a night sky/galaxy background, so I went ahead and did one for this challenge too.

I have to say I really enjoyed this year's Stamp-a-Faire.  It was the first one I was really able to fully engage in (in large part due to a marathon nap that Carina took on Saturday, go Carina!).  I enjoyed the techniques and that they were very accessible.  I'm looking forward to next year!


  1. What a wonderful bunch of cards! They are all so great; and that lining up of 2nd stamping? I think it goes well with the impressionism!

  2. Awesome cards, Miriam! Each one is stunning using different techniques! I'm very drawn to the starry night card...ones you do so well! I must give it a try!:-)

  3. Wow!! You have been inspired indeed Miriam!
    Love each card you've created! Go Miriam ;))

  4. Miriam each of these cards is fantastic! Love the bold graphic first card and the other two are so pretty!

  5. Miriam! I just looooooooove your creations- all are different and so beautiful! You amaze me <3

  6. Hey Miriam! Glad you found some time to participate. Love, love your starry night with the ink blending! Those never get old :)

  7. These are beautiful, Miriam, each one in their own right. That starry night sky is completely magical!