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Favorite Stamps with Favorite Technique

Candice here kicking off a new challenge for Craftin Desert Divas with you today!  We are bringing you our Design Teams favorites; our favorite stamp sets and techniques all week long! I am starting us off with my favorites, they change often and this one combines some of my new favs with the old ones!

I have been wanting to make a long card for a little bit now and it is my new favorite style!  It allows me to use all the cute critters from one of my favorite stamp sets, critter punnies.

1128 Candice favorite stamp & technique portrait

I am a big, did I say BIG fan of stitched dies and Craftin Desert Divas has a huge selection of them!  I will share the list of CDD supplies I used and then share how I created this long beauty!

1128 Candice favorite stamp & technique final

I scored an 8 1/2 x 11 white cardstock down the long side and trimmed 1/2″ off to allow my dies to fit perfectly.  I first created the clouds using broken china oxide ink.  I die cut the fence and grass, gluing the fence down and inking the grass with bundled sage & peeled paint before gluing down.  I then die cut two trees, a bunch of leaves & apples and inked the trees with antique linen & gathered twigs.  I colored the leaves and apples with copics and then pop dotted the two trees and with all the leaves and apples.

For the critter punnies i stamped them on X-press it paper using memento black ink and colored with copic markers.  I glued and pop dotted them to the card.  I added some stitched puffy clouds to the sky.  The sentiment i stamped on the banner using versafine black ink and pop dotted over the lines from merging the two die cuts of grass.

I love Craftin Desert Divas assortment of cute critters in their stamp sets and love that with these long cards I can use all of them!

I hope you try your hand at a long card using Craftin Desert Divas stamps and don’t forget to share your creations at Craftin Desert Divas Gallery on FB!

Thanks,

Candice

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