This is a card my clubs are doing this month. I was inspired by a card I saw on a Leadership Display Board created by Kelly Acheson. My customers loved learning this technique. What you do is pat your light colored ink pad directly onto your Clear Mount Block. In this card, I used Crumb Cake directly onto Clear Mount Block D. Then, you press your inked up block onto your paper. This will give you a “shadow” with which you can stamp other images onto and around. Now, every shadow is different . . . some will be mottled and blotched and others might even have streaks in them. Embrace these differences! It gives each card a unique look and adds to its vintage-like charm! This particular card goes together so fast and yet looks so elegant. I think I will make up a bunch and use them for swaps at Regionals this weekend in Minneapolis.

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Stampin’ Up! Supplies:

Stamps: Nature Walk from the Occasions Mini (Wood Mount 121925, Clear Mount 121997)
Paper: Baja Breeze (111352), Soft Suede (115318), Very Vanilla (101650)
Ink: Crumb Cake (121030), Soft Suede (115657), Always Artichoke (105219), Baja Breeze (111833)
Tools: Clear Mount Block D (118485)
Accessories: Baja Breeze Marker to put some color into the botanical (120965), Baja Breeze Seam Binding from the Occasions Mini (122331)
Adhesives: Multi Purpose Liquid Glue (110755), SNAIL (104332)

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Kay Kalthoff is a Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator in Lino Lakes, Minnesota stamping, caring and sharing with customers and demonstrators locally and nationally!