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Circles Background - Best Wishes
Welcome – it’s Samantha, back again sharing one of my favourite ways to create with background stamps. I think background stamps are undervalued in my craft room. I have a rather large collection but hardly use them outside their main intended purpose as a background stamp. For today’s card I want to share a simple and effective way to create a focal point using a background stamp. Instructions: Step 1: Stamp the Circles Background on white cardstock (Measurements: 5 inches x 7 inches). Step 2: Re-position the stamp and repeat the stamping process. Step 3: Stamp the background again, this time on different sheets of coloured cardstock. TIP: Only stamp the section you wish to use as your focal point – this will avoid wasting paper and ink. Step 4: Fussy cut the colored cardstock circles. Step 5: Adhere the fussy cut circles to card front. Step 6: Add machine stitched line and border as shown. Option: Hand-draw the stitching instead of using a machine. (Note: Use a machine needle set aside especially for sewing on paper and cardstock and don’t use it on fabric – paper dulls the needle and glue or adhesive can sometimes make the needle sticky.) …