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Stamping Technique - Bringing it back

Today I had some fun bringing back a stamping technique that I haven't done in ages. Its a color block masking technique.

I just love it! It uses one of my favorite accessories- sponges! So, for this card, I used the "Every Occasion" stamp set. Bold stamps work really well with this awesome stamping technique. I have a quick tutorial to share as well.

Here's the finished fall themed card:

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I started by using post it notes to mask off a section on the whisper white cardstock. I then stamped a solid image within that block and used the same color ink to sponge inside the block before I removed the post it note.

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I continued to mask off blocks or shapes on the whisper white cardstock, while also making sure to cover what I had just stamped so not to overlap the images or inks.

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Feel free to use any shapes and sizes of masking areas. Each card will be unique and have its own special pattern.

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Also be sure to use a different color for each block to create contrast.

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Here's the masking all removed.

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Normally I don't outline the blocks, but today I decided to use the Project Life Journaling Pen to outline each shape. I used a ruler and did a dotted line around all the shapes. We call this technique, faux stitching.

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I love how all the warm fall colors mesh together and form sort of a quilt-like pattern.

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I used the "Endless Birthday Wishes" stamp set for the greeting, "hello"

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One of my all time favorite color blocking techniques, for sure.

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I hope you give this cool stamping technique a try. The "Every Occasion" stamp set is perfect for this stamping technique. It has a variety of solid images for every occasion and season.

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I appreciate the time you spent viewing my blog today. I hope it inspires you to create an amazing fall card as well.

Until the next time...

Keep on Stampin' and Come back again soon!

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