19 May

Creative Stamping 44 sneak peek!

Issue 44 of Creative Stamping hits the shelves on the 1st of June and we’re so excited to show you the free stamps…

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The striking Timeless Moments stamp set, features fabulous designs from Sara Davies’s Singature rangerange and we’re so excited to team up with her – this all-occasion stamp set is perfect for creating cards for both men and women. Whether it’s female birthday cards you’re making, or all occasion cards – this is set for you…

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As always our DT were so inspired by the stunning stamp set, that they just couldn’t stop stamping. They made so many cards that we just could not fit them all in the magazine. First up, we’ve got Siobhan Fyffe’s fabulous homespun-inspired card, where she’s combined your free stamps with the striking Sweet Nothings collection of papers from First Edition.

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Stunning birthday

***15mins

MATERIALS

Timeless Moments stamp set free with issue 44 of Creative Stamping

Sweet Nothings 8” paper pad

ivory DL card blank

black inkpad

butterfly, small flower & heart punches

gems

manual die-cutting machine

Spellbinders Nestabilities Hexagon dies

HOW TO CREATE

1 Cut a piece of the wood-patterned paper from the pad to measure 9.5×20cm. Attach to the card front.

2 Cut out six hexagons from six contrasting scraps of papers. Attach to the card front as shown.

3 Punch a butterfly, a heart and a couple of flowers from scraps of cardstock and add to the hexagons. Finish with a few sparkly gems.

Next up, we’ve got a striking card from Jane Millard – Jane has created a selection of stunning cards in most of the recent issues of Creative Stamping, and her floral makes in issue 44 are no exception – we just couldn’t resist keeping this to show you on the blog.

 

Youth has no age

***35 mins

MATERIALS

Timeless Moments free with issue 44 of Creative Stamping

white cardstock

white 10.5x14.5cm card blank

Echo Park Little Girl patterned paper

Xcut Mini Hexagon die set

manual die-cutting machine

Tuxedo Black Memento inkpad

sequins

alcohol markers

ric rac

pearls

3D foam pads

HOW TO CREATE

1 Layer the card front with patterned paper, leaving a narrow border.

2 Stamp the sentiment onto a border of contrasting paper, adhere it to the top of the card front and secure a piece of ric rac over the join.

3 Die-cut six medium hexagons from white cardstock, stamp flowers onto the die-cuts and colour them as shown using alcohol markers.

4 Arrange the toppers onto the card front to create a patchwork effect using 3D foam pads and embellish with squins and pearls to finish.

Now, we ‘re really spoiling you as we have not one, but TWO bonus ideas from Christine Smith’s feature combining your free Timeless Moments stamp set with Cosmic Shimmer’s Pixie Powders. Her stunning materclass makes took our breath away, and we’re sure you’ll love them too!

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30 years young

MATERIALS

Timeless Moments stamp set free with issue 44 of Creative Stamping

white cardstock

Scarlet Mist, Candy Pink, Sun Yellow, Golden Mint, Peacock Green, Teal Wash, Midnight Blue and Purple Violet Cosmic Shimmer Pixie Powders

Ranger Perfect Medium clear inkpad

soft brush

fine water mister

Cosmic Shimmer True White Detail embossing powder

Papermania Pink Heat tool

Spellbinders Platinum Die-Cutting Machine

Crea-Nest-Lies XXL Double Stitch Square Dies

Tonic Studios Scalloped Square Layering Die Set

Paper Trimmer

Scissors

Double sided tape

3D foam pads

Cosmic Shimmer Acrylic Glue

SIMPLY MAKE

1 Cut a piece of white card to 14cm square. Die-cut a white frame using a couple of decorative edged square dies from another piece of white card.

2 Use Perfect Medium to stamp the floral image all over the piece of white cardstock, then apply your Pixie Powders as if they were Mica Powders.

3 Dispense a small amount of each of your chosen colours of Pixie Powder onto your work surface. Using a soft brush, pick up each powder individually and gently apply over the card.

4 Once all of the stamped images are covered in powder, use your soft brush to remove any excess Pixie Powder from the surface. Lightly spritz the panel of card with water and the colours will come to life.

5 Heat-emboss the sentiment and numbers onto a scrap of white cardstock, then pick a different colour to colour them in. Then layer all of the elements on to the card front as shown using 3D foam pads.

Top tip

Pixies are a mix of mica and pigment, so to to activate the pigment you’ll need to add water – adding a light spritz of water will keep the definition of the stamping, but for a looser look, keep spritzing and the powders will keep moving to give a softer, less defined effect

Top tip

Pixies can be quite vibrant when used in most other applications, but this use gives a lovely subtle, more pastel look.

Last, but by no means least, we’ve got a striking gift tag suitable for both the men and women in your life. We love the cool, contemporary colours that Keren has used in this design.

Birthday tag

***15mins

MATERIALS

Timeless Moments stamp set free with issue 44 of Creative Stamping

white & green cardstock

Vintage Chic patterned paper

Electric Lime, Caribbean Coast & Jet Black Ranger Archival Ink

Tumbled Glass, Broken China, Hickory Smoke Ranger Tim Holltz Distress Ink

Metro Grey Tonic Studios Nuvo inkpad

heat tool

white WOW! embossing powder

baker’s twine

manual die-cutting machine

Tonic Studios Circle Layering Basics die set

HOW TO CREATE

1 Create a white tag measuring 6x17cm. Add strips of patterned paper onto the tag. Stamp the mini cogs onto a scrap piece of cardstock in different colours.

2 Stamp and white heat-emboss clocks twice onto white cardstock. Trim out and add Distress Ink. Trim a little piece from the mini cogs piece and attach to the right-ahdn side. Place sections of the clocks onto the tag.

3 Stamp the sentiment onto a little strip of cardstock and position on the left of the tag. Add twine through a small punched hole on the tag to finish.

That’s all for this issue stampers – so enjoy and don’t forget to order your copy when it hits the shelves on the 1st June directly from www.moremags.com/csi44

Happy stamping

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