Yes! That’s right! Pretty Paper Studio released their very first set of clear stamps, this month, and I was lucky enough to be sent all the four sets to try out!
Here is a closer look at all the four stamp sets. You can buy them at the Pretty Paper Studio website (https://ppsuae.com/craft-shop/) or visit their store.
So, I created three cards using these stamps sets incorporating the heat embossing technique on each card.
- Plain Heat Embossed Background
So for this 4″x5″ card I heat embossed the Islamic Pattern background stamp on a Kraft cardstock With Versamark and American Krafts white embossing powder and then layered it with vellum. I love how clear the image stamped on the cardstock. Its a fun pattern and the possibilities with this stamp-set are endless.
Since the backgrounds colors were subtle I thought of adding a pop of color by adhering some bright embellishments.
As for the sentiment, its from Anjali’s Islamic Greetings stamp set by PPS again. This was my favorite sentiment from that stamp set and works perfect too for this holy month of Ramadan.
- Heat Embossed Background with Watercolors
For this second card I decided to go with brighter colors!
I again stamped the Islamic Pattern Background stamp on a white cardstock with Versamark ink and heat embossed it with American Krafts white embossing powder.
We all know how beautiful watercoloring can be. It’s natural blending is what makes it such a wonderful medium to use. So I applied three bright colors from the Zig watercolor brush pens to the background so that the pattern stood out.
I finished the card with some glitter Washi tape and a bright blue doily frame. The sentiment was stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink and heat embossed with American Krafts clear embossing powder.
- Heat Embossed Background with Distress inks
Ing’s Doodle Background stamp by Ingrid has to be my favorite stamp set of the four. I love how intricate her designs are.
So this time again I heat embossed the background stamp in clear embossing powder and then used the Tim Holtz distress inks, Wild Honey, Squeezed Lemonade and Spun Sugar, across the card with a mini round ink applicator tool to color the background.
The final step was to add this gold butterfly and an embossed sentiment to finish this card.