Stamp It! Cards and Techniques

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Holly Anderson

Brace yourselves. Stamp It Cards Vol. 9 goes on sale tomorrow!

You’re going to love this issue. If you’re a stamper, it’s a must-have! There are all sorts of inspiring, creative, and adorable uses of stamps in this magazine—you’re not even going to know what to do with yourselves!

Stamping, coloring, embossing, masking, layering—yep, it’s all here. So let’s jump in and look at a few cards!

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Pink Pansy for Mom Card by Amy Nemeth

Amy stamped the image on several kinds of patterned paper and cut out different pieces from different ones, putting them together to make one beautiful flower. It’s so pretty!

Next up, on page 98 we’ve got a punchy floral card! Different flowers were stamped with various inks and then punched out and adhered with foam tape. I really like how this card turned out, and I would like to try this technique out!

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Fully Floral Hello Card by Taheerah Atchia

On page 22 you’ll see this striking card. It’s so cool to see colors pop out from a black card base. This one was stamped and heat embossed with white embossing powder. Then the embossing was colored with pencils. Genius for intricate stamped images!

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Striking Thinking of You Card by Cristina Kowalczyk

Lastly, in the techniques section on page 8, you’ll see a beautiful floral card. Windy stamped roses on the kraft base in black and then stamped and embossed with white powder on white cardstock. Then she misted the cardstock and wiped off the excess, which made the embossed images pop out! What a cool technique.

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Beautiful Best Wishes Card by Windy Robinson

As you can see, there are a lot of creative cards in this issue. But did you know that cool stamping techniques don’t just appear in our stamping special issues? That’s right; in each regular issue, we have a Stamp It! Techniques column. In the July/August 2012 issue, you will see different ideas on how to use stamps and markers together!

Now how about a giveaway? I have several cards here that were published in Stamp It! Cards 9 that I’d love to give to one lucky winner along with a copy of the issue! Comment below for a chance to win! All comments must be received by Wednesday, June 27th at 5 pm MDT.

Thanks for checking in!

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147 Responses to Stamp It! Cards and Techniques

  1. Peggy B says:

    Such beautiful cards – I’m looking forward to this issue!

  2. Denise Bryant says:

    Looks like a fabulous issue!
    DeniseB

  3. Lisa L. says:

    WOW!!! What fabulous cards! I’m in love already! I love getting my hands on any reading material I can to learn more about stamping so thank you for the chance!
    Lisa

  4. luanne says:

    beautiful cards! truly inspiring

  5. betty lou says:

    Gorgeous cards! Would love to have volume 9…looks wonderful!!!

  6. mary mac says:

    This issue is one that every papercrafter needs.

  7. Lindsey says:

    The cards you showcased today are stunning!

  8. Brenda Lubrant says:

    I love to stamp so I am always excited when you come out with another new “Stamp It” magazine.

  9. Mimi says:

    OMG… Those cards are so beautiful! Can’t wait to see this special magazine!

  10. I love the fussy cut card!

  11. Charlene M. says:

    I love fussy cutting, but don’t do it nearly enough! What pretty cards!

  12. Carmen says:

    I would love to win a copy of this. Thanks for the chance!

  13. Trena P says:

    love all the creative inspirations.

  14. Susan H says:

    Thanks for sharing these fabulous cards. I would love to win a copy of this issue — such inspiration!

  15. indy says:

    This looks like a great magazine! Can’t wait to get my sticky fingers on a copy!

  16. Carol Mc says:

    The cards are just beautiful. Thanks for the chance to win.

  17. Erin Glee says:

    All the cards I’ve seen are beautiful…thanks for the chance to win one and the new issue!

  18. Leanne S says:

    Fabulous issue & cards.

  19. Julia says:

    Love the Pink Pansy card! What an inspiration!

  20. yvonne says:

    love it!

  21. Kathy Mc says:

    Looks like another awesome issue. The cards highlighted here showcase some unique techniques, and I’m all over learning new stamping ideas. Thanks for the chance to win some cards and the new Stamp It! Cards 9 issue!

  22. Becky Cowley says:

    I love the Stamp It! Issues! They are my favorite! Thanks for the chance to win!

  23. Carol B says:

    Stamp It! is always one of my favorite issues, right after Card Creations! Gorgeous cards, can’t wait to get my hands on the issue!

  24. Mitzi Tischner says:

    They all look fantastic…. Thanks for the great ideas….

  25. Kelly Sas says:

    I would love to get a copy of this magazine, but I would be honored to have these beautiful cards that were published in the magazine.

  26. Romaine says:

    Always inspiring~just when I think that there can be nothing new…something new shows up! :0)

  27. donna mikasa says:

    love the different techniques! thanks for a chance to win!

  28. Mary Bee says:

    These cards are beautiful and the chance to win some and the awesome magazine they appear in is greatly appreciated. Love the inspiration.

  29. wendy says:

    All of the cards featured on the blog are fabulous! And I just picked up my copy at my local bookstore, so I’ll be happily curled up with it later tonight.

  30. Debbie Kelly says:

    The cards are lovely. Enjoy learning new techniques.

  31. Emily H says:

    Oh my goodness! These are absolutely gorgeous cards!!!

  32. Charlene Paxton says:

    Wonderful cards!

  33. Jennifer T. says:

    Great cards! I can’t wait to see the rest!

  34. Lady Di says:

    Beautiful cards and would love to win a copy of the magazine.

  35. Sav O'G says:

    OHHH! I would love to see this issue–I’m a huge stamper but I get crafter’s block when submitting for a stamping issue:) LOL!

  36. Helen LeBrett says:

    Those are some gorgeous cards: I’d be happy to take them and give them a good home :-) And the magazine would be very loved!! Thanks for the chance to win!!

  37. Gwen Smith says:

    Loved the beautiful cards! I buy Paper Crafts magazine but haven’t really thought about one delegated to stamping and its specific techniques. Would appreciate receiving the lovely card(s) and a chance to win a copy of the magazine – Stamp It!

  38. Angie says:

    These cards are all beautiful!

  39. These are some great cards. I love the look of the bright colors on the black .

  40. Jolene Drake says:

    Have been very excitted about this special issue coming out ! Now seeing these great cards I’m even more excitted about this issue.

  41. stephanie says:

    excited about a new issue!!!! yeah, for a chance to win it!

  42. Kimmy S says:

    Oh, I just can’t wait to get my hands on that issue!!!!

  43. Jackie T. says:

    I would love to have any one of these beautiful cards!

  44. Lynn S says:

    Will be trying every one of these techniques – thanks for sharing them!

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  46. Kaye says:

    I love your magazine! Hoping to see it in e~book soon!

  47. Sandra says:

    Great ideas!
    Can’t wait for the new stamp it magazine.
    Such pretty cards.

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