Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Art Impressions Windows to the World

This is just one set of cards so far made using my Windows to the World stamps and matching window die from Art Impressions.  I had originally shared with you in this post how enamored I was with these stamps.  I can tell you that the stamps did not disappoint.  Here's a few of the details:

  • All images were stamped using black Archival Ink onto Canson watercolor paper.  
  • I colored the images with Inktense pencils and a watercolor brush.  Nothing fancy here - I tended to scribble color onto the image and blend with a damp watercolor brush - pinching off the water to ensure that not too much made it's way to my card.  Look close - this is not a professional job
  • I used Inktense to scribble some blue color onto the card base and large amounts of water to distribute the color to create a background for my image.  I raised the image with foam squares.
  • The window was cut out of brown cardstock and adhered to the opening made with the matching die.  I simply trimmed the "window panes" from the card base so the view of the image was less obstructed.
 In the end I purchased five different images.  I'm sure there are more cards to come.  I just couldn't wait to share these with you now. 

I adore how these turned out.  This makes such a fantastic gift - I'm going to make a few and have them on hand for when I need them.  If you haven't checked out the Art Impressions stamps, I'd recommend you at least have a look.  They are wonderful.


  1. These are so beautiful and I'm going to see if I can get some of these stamps. So inspirational! TFS


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