Dashing Deer with Bokeh Dots

dashing deer with bokeh dots

I love the stylized deer from the Dashing Deer stamp set.  It is perfect as an all-occasion card and as a holiday card.  This card was created using three plates on my Stamparatus.

To create the stamped art piece using my Stamparatus, I first centered the star burst image from Bokeh Dots stamp set on a piece of Whisper White cardstock.  I inked the top half of the Bokeh Dots stamp using a sponge dauber and Balmy Blue ink until I achieved the desired color without a “hard” line.  Next, I repeated the process by inking the bottom half of the Bokeh Dots stamp using a different sponge dauber and Granny Apple Green ink, taking care to blend the green into the blue.

Using post-it notes to protect the white space, I stamped the five tree image from Winter Woods stamp set in Early Espresso.  Then I removed the post-it notes, placed the deer partially in the white space, and stamped the two deer several times.  I continued to re-ink the deer stamps until the images were consistent and solid image. 

The stamped art piece was double matted using Granny Apple Green and Early Espresso.

dashing deer with bokeh dots

The Dashing Deer stamp set has a coordinating Detailed Deer thinlits dies, and you can save 10% when purchasing these coordinating products together in the Dashing Deer Bundle.

Until next time, sending you crafting hugs and inspiration wishes.




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