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Clinging to the Vine!

Sep 22, 2017 Sally Traidman

This giant cling stamp Vine Pattern Bold Prints is very versatile. Even though it was meant to be used with sunflowers and pumpkins, I think it makes a great background for anything! For my first card, I did indeed combine it with a pumpkin. I stamped the background in Soft Brown ink on a light orange card. Then I gathered together some dies to have some fun!

Vines and Pumpkins by Sally Traidman for Hero Arts

I took the fairly elegant Autumn Icons Fancy Dies, and give the pumpkin a whimsical look! I die cut the pumpkin using three different papers - light and dark orange as well as brown, and then I inlaid the pieces. The green leaf is from the Paper Layering Sunflower. I'm a sucker for the Luggage Tag Alphabet Frame Cuts, and die cut the message. Notice how I used the parentheses for the mouth? And those great colored googly eyes I found at the dollar store!

Vines and Pumpkins by Sally Traidman for Hero Arts

To show the background on a very different kind of card, this time I used Soft Olive on the vine as a backdrop for a sweet little watercolored bouquet. This could be a general card used for anything. I just did a quick, freehand watercolor, then added some seed beads for added texture. Get those small works of art stitched up and mounted!

Sweet Bouquet by Sally Traidman for Hero Arts

I hope you have some new ideas for playing with this great background stamp. Thanks for stopping by!

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6 Responses

Marjorie Dumontier

Marjorie Dumontier

September 23, 2017

The pumpkin card really makes me laugh !!

Jackie Price

Jackie Price

September 22, 2017

I love seeing a stamp, or any other product, used to create an array of styles. Versatility is a beautiful thing! 2 different but very lovely cards. I like how you inlaid the pumpkin

Celeste Goff

Celeste Goff

September 22, 2017

Love that sweet pumpkin card…too cute!

Troy Louise

Troy Louise

September 22, 2017

Love the pumpkin – I just saw some similar eyes at Michaels. Too cute. Your water colored card is lovely. Thanks!

Karthikha Uday

Karthikha Uday

September 22, 2017

Haha the pumpkin card is so fun :) Had a big smile on seeing it :)

Nicole

Nicole

September 20, 2017

Your pumpkin card made me laugh out loud. I love it!

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