It’s RemARKable By the Tide

Maui Stamper RemARKable Blog Tour By the TideWelcome to another Stamp of the Month RemARKable Blog Tour!  If you’re starting the tour here at the Maui Stamper, our featured set this month is By the Tide.  We hope you’ll enjoy the creative expressions of this talented group of stampers.

Maui Stamper RemARKable Blog Tour By the TideNot sure what it was that inspired me to start embossing but I nearly burned down the studio with my heat gun, I embossed so many images!  This seashell was embossed with Irridescent Ice embossing powder on Very Vanilla cardstock and was then sponged with Island Indigo.  The sparkle is hard to see in the photo, but it’s there in real life.

Maui Stamper RemARKable Blog Tour By the TideA Baja Breeze card base (say au revoir to Baja Breeze!), a little 1/8 inch Very Vanilla ribbon and some stamped – and stamped-off – coral branches are all it took to finish this card off.  The sentiment is from Loving Thoughts, with those beautiful script capital letters.

Maui Stamper RemARKable Blog Tour By the TideI tried over and over to capture this card, but my little camera was having nothing of it.  Trust me when I say that the embossed coral image – again in Irridescent Ice – is sparkley and elegant and would be perfect to attach to a wedding gift.

Maui Stamper RemARKable Blog Tour By the TideThere.  Can you see it now?  At least you get the idea, right?  And Best Wishes is from Petite Pairs, a very useful little set to have on your stamp shelf.

Maui Stamper RemARKable Blog Tour By the TideI got a little bit giddy with this last card.  I used clear embossing powder for the coral image (have you guessed which image I like the very best in this set?).  I stamped some sea horses and cut one of them out, and then I started playing with my ink pads and some Stampin’ Sponges.  The results surprised me – this is Lucky Limeade and Baja Breeze ink:

Maui Stamper RemARKable Blog Tour By the TideThe yellow and green tones were much stronger than I expected, but I liked the finished card all the same.  I think they call that serendipity 🙂

Time to sail on over to the Trinity Design Studio and see what Robin is up to.  I’m sure she has a briny treat in store for you.  Thanks for making the tour with us today!

Maui Stamper RemARKable Blog Tour By the Tide

7 thoughts on “It’s RemARKable By the Tide

  1. Wow Anne, I love these cards. Course I love this stamp set too….lol. Thank you for sharing your wonderful talent…. ….


  2. Anne – I LOVE the Iridescent Ice idea – I bet that is gorgeous in real life. I agree pictures don’t do them justice…loL! Thanks so much for sharing your projects – they are beautiful! 🙂


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