Wishing You a Wonderful Day – Speed Stamping!

Wishing You a Wonderful Day – Speed Stamping!

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This card took just under 5 minutes to complete; sometimes a stamp set is just that good – lol!!  This “Layered Vase” stamp set from Stamplorations has 8 stamps (the large outline image, the greeting, and the 6 solid stamps to add the color), and since the stamps are not meant to layer/line up perfectly, they are really easy to position.  I originally saw (and loved) this set used by Verna; thanks for the inspiration!

Over at the As You See It Challenge, we are encouraged to create a flower themed card in 10 minutes or less (AYSI224 – Fleet Florals).

Challenge #224

After my card design was planned and all my stamps, blocks, inks, and tools were placed on my desk, I started the timer.  All the paper cutting, stamping, spritzing, and assembly took exactly 4 minutes 53 seconds.  (Thanks, Gayle, for introducing me to this challenge site!)

I used my MISTI stamp positioner and Gina K Designs Black Amalgam ink for the outline image and the greeting.   For the layers, I used acrylic blocks and Stampin’ Up Blackberry Bliss and GKD Fresh Asparagus and Powder Blue inks which were all “stamped off” first to keep the colors soft/light.

To finish off the card, I added black speckles with a black Spectrum Aqua marker and my Tim Holtz Marker Spritzer tool.

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I originally used acrylic blocks for the layers, but after I finished the first card, I placed the stamps my on MISTI and created a few more cards:

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For this one, I added some Nuvo Ebony Black drops that I “flattened” to look like enamel dots (a tip I learned from Julie Ebersole (day 17) in the online Spring Card Camp I – 2020).  I also cut 2 pieces from the stamped panel using dies from the “Basic A2 Panels Nesting Dies” set from Stamplorations and matted them in black.

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Here, I used Gina K Designs Sweet Mango, Tangerine Twist, and Tomato Soup Inks for the tulips, Fresh Asparagus and a touch of Sweet Mango for the leaves, and Powder Blue and Soft Stone for the vase (stamped off and layered).

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13 thoughts on “Wishing You a Wonderful Day – Speed Stamping!

  1. Great card for the challenge. Your cards are all lovely. It’s nice to have a set that you can use to make a quick card. Love the sentiment.

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  2. Yay! You finally got the stamp set and you have done marvelous things with it too. I love all the cards you made with it.

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  3. Your speed card is beautiful! The other ones are also beautiful. It is always fun to learn new things with stuff we already own. That is one reason I love Online Card Classes.

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  4. Awesome card, Lisa, and glad you played along with the timed challenge. I really like all three versions and the stamp is really pretty.

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  5. Your vase of flowers is fabulous Lisa – so glad Gayle introduced you to our challenge and you were brave to start on speed stamping week! This is a great stamp set for a speed challenge for sure especially if you use a positioning tool to match up the layers. I love the speckles you added as a finishing touch – really pretty. Thanks for playing along with us over at As You See It this week!

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  6. I loooooooooove the look of this….what a gorgeous fun image to play with….any choice of colors would do and yours are spectacular! Might have to take a trip over to Stamplorations to see if it’s still available! Thanks for playing with As You See It’s Speed Stamping challenge this week!

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  7. This is a perfect stamp set for a speed stamping challenge and you made good use of the bold images to create a really attractive card! Glad to have you join us and thanks for getting your adrenaline pumping with our speed challenge at As You See It Challenges!

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  8. Oh my goodness! This is fabulous. You are so right about this being a great set for a speed challenge – in fact, it just looks like a great set for anything. I like that you also did some alternative versions of it. The speckles are just the right finishing touch. Thank you for joining in with us at As You See It.

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  9. Pingback: As You See It Challenge – Fleet Florals (Speed Stamping – Florals) – Featured Artist Winner! | I Played With Paper Today!

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