Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Try Me Tuesday - ghost stamping

Hello on this try-me Tuesday! Today's technique is super simple but really packs a punch. Some have called this faux letterpress stamping, some call it ghost stamping. Regardless the term you want to use, it starts with white ink. I combined my ghost stamping technique with masking. Check it out!

Stamp your image first in white ink. Be sure it's dry before you continue, then stamp over the top, slightly offset, in another color. In this case, I used Hero Arts Orange Soda to compliment my card background color. That's all there is to it!! Go on and try it. I know you want to! ;)


Both the bunny stamp and sentiment are from the Hello Spring stamp and die set by My Creative Time. Add a ribbon and done. Such a fun technique and so easy to do. I hope you'll try it.

Product List:
My Creative Time, Hello Spring stamp and die set
Stampin Up, Whisper White ink
Hero Arts, Orange Soda ink
Ribbon

7 comments:

  1. This is so super ADORABLE Shar!! The ghosting technique is FAB!!!
    AWESOME job!

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  2. Your card turned out super cute ~ great "ghosting"!

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  3. You are right! I do want to try it :D So glad you all are showing this today as I had not seen this technique before. Beautiful job on your card.
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  4. Your card is super cute love the way you did your bunnies they are adorable.
    I'd never heard of ghost stamping but it sure look so awesome I so can't wait to give it a try you sure did a fantastic job with this technique. Love how you used Miss Emma's goodies

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  5. SUPER DUPER job Shar, LOVE your ghosting!!! :)

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  6. Shar ~ Well this card is ADORBS and oh my I LOVED seeing everyone's ghost stamping cards! I have to give this a try real soon!!! Plus I LOVE the colors and oh the gingham ribbon!

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Thanks for stopping by the studio. If you have any questions, please leave them in the comments or email me directly. :) ♥ ~Shar

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