Kindred Stamps: Spike and Celebrate

Welcome to the second day of August release peeks with Kindred Stamps. Today, I created a trio of projects using Spike, our latest sports themed stamp set, as well as a card using the new Celebrate word die.

I inked the Mardi Gras Beads Stencil and a retired star stencil for the tag, layering newspaper along one side.

I embossed the Stars and Stripes Stencil with Prismatic Embossing Powder for a sparkly background.

For the beach volleyball card, I lightly inked sand with a torn edge of paper and lightly added a sunny blue sky behind the diecut Carnival Scene Die.

I also had fun using the new word die Celebrate.  I don't know why I struggle with word dies, but I do!  LOL  Please tell me I'm not alone..  I embossed the scripty word with both Snowfall and Rose Gold Embossing Powders -- I think this technique looks super fun.  I stacked it atop another diecut word for dimension and glued on the white shadow layer.  I inked a twinkling of stars in white over my navy card panel and layered gold and vellum stars behind the word.

I think the card has a very clean feel considering the various elements.  The gold adds perfect shine for anything celebratory and the vellum adds just enough interest without stealing the show.

The entire Kindred Stamps August release will be available Friday, August 27 at 8am PST/11am EST. Be sure to subscribe to the Kindred Stamps blog to see a daily line up of sneak peeks from our amazing Design Team and see the full product release on Friday! Come join the Fan Club and release event to be part of the release fun, and you may just win some Kindred Stamps credit!!

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