Stacey Yacula has done it again – given me so much cuteness to use for setting up stamped scenes! She designs stamp lines carried by Purple Onion Designs – and I love being invited to help share the darling images from Snowflake Grove with you! (They sent me the stamps I’m using, yay! I receive nothing from your purchases though – I just adore these stamps and want to share!)

Setting up 3 Stamped Scenes

Lots of you ask me about my thought process as I develop scenes on my cards….so today I’m treating you to three scenes! I didn’t film all the crazy masking, but instead you get to watch the coloring while I talk through how the scene came together, and why I put what where. Notes are below as well. Watch the video below, or click HERE to see it in HD on YouTube.

The tree stamp in the first card comes with all its bits – the path, the mushrooms. I split it to make it a taller tree and slip the sentiment in the middle. The order of stamping was first the bunny, then mask, then the house bottom with the white sentiment area masked off. I moved the house up so the window at the top was above where I wanted the sentiment…then added the sentiment itself. Glossy accents finished off the glass windows, the snow, and the path.Sandy Allnock Snowflake Grove 1

This one was more of a masking bit of craziness. The raccoon in front was originally going to be in the center in front of his little market stand, until I realized he’d disappear in all that detail. So moved him off to the side, and stamped him and the candy cane bin first. Next I masked both of those, and added the market stand, then inserted the items on the counter and the decorations. Once it was all done there was a vacant space on the upper right side – red flowers seemed too…..well, too much. So I went for white hearts instead, and added glossy accents on all the snow and candies and hearts.Sandy Allnock Snowflake Grove 2

The third card is round, with the moon at the center…the bridge is centered underneath it, and the sentiment on top, but the snowman isn’t centered – which makes it not only more interesting, but allows for that swoosh of sparkly snow (and Glossy Accents) to move around the open space.Sandy Allnock Snowflake Grove 3

Special sale

If you’re one of those with “must-have-it-all-itis,” there’s a special sale on just for you: $100 for the entire collection until November 4th! Here’s all that’s in it…perfect for making scenes! Snowflake Grove 2 - Sneak


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