Clarity Stamps on Hochanda with Maria Moorhouse February 14 2018


Clarity Stamps @ Hochanda
Maria Moorhouse February 14 2018

Hello and thank you for taking the time to look in. These are my designs for Maria's shows on Hochanda today. Not much time to play and experiment so it's simple stamping and colouring on white or Clarity Designer card. I had fun with these and hope you will do so too. Having issues with the computer and its spacing tonight so I hope all makes sense when reading.

1.
Freesias (a)

Materials:-
·         Stamps:- Freesias, Mother Sentiment
·         Inkpads:- Versafine
·         Colours:- Polychromos
·         Card:-  Clarity Stencil, White, purple mirri, card blank.
·         Toning Sharpie
Instructions:-
1.       Cut a square from the centre of Clarity stencil card.
2.       Stamp Freesia image in each corner of card so that the stems are ‘off the page.’
3.       Stamp image in between at each border – flower heads only.
4.       Stamp areas of freesias frond starting from each inner square edge. *NB Cover the other three sides to prevent over-stamping.*
5.       Colour.
6.       Edge each straight side with purple Sharpie.
7.       Mount onto purple mirri card.
8.       Mount onto card blank.
9.       Stamp chosen sentiment onto square of card, smaller than aperture.
10.   Edge with Sharpie and attach to aperture.

2.
Freesias (b)

Materials:-
·         Stamps:- Freesias, Wordsworth Sentiment
·         Inkpads:- Versafine Onyx Black
·         Colours:- Polychromos
·         Card:- White, black, pink mirri, card blank
·         Pink Sharpie
Instructions:-
1.       Line the freesia stamp up with a corner stems facing inwards and stamp image. Repeat at each corner.
2.       Colour.
3.       Edge with pink Sharpie.
4.       Mount onto black card, followed by pink mirri.
5.       Attach to card blank.
6.       Stamp Wordsworth quotation three times onto white card and trim each portion before edging with pink Sharpie then layering onto black card.
7.       Add to card to suit.

3.
Freesias (c)
Materials:-
·         Stamps:- Freesias, ‘Mother’ sentiment
·         Inkpads:- Versafine
·         Colours:- Polychromos
·         Card:- White, black, gold mirri, Clarity Designer Paper Shenandoah
·         Yellow, Black Sharpie
Instructions:-
1.       Stamp freesia spray so that the fronds frame each corner.
2.       Colour.
3.       Stamp sentiment centrally.
4.       Edge with yellow Sharpie.
5.       Layer onto black card, followed by white card edged with a black Sharpie then onto Shenandoah paper.
6.       Attach to 8ins x 8ins card blank.

4.
Lily of the Valley (a)
Materials:-
·         Stamps:- Lily of the Valley, Wordsworth Sentiment
·         Inkpads:- Versafine
·         Card:- White, black, green mirri, scalloped card blank
·         Colours:- Polychromos, black Sharpie
Instructions:-
1.       Stamp lily of the valley at each corner, ensuring the stalk is almost ‘off the page.’
2.       Colour.
3.       Stamp sentiment centrally.
4.       Edge with black Sharpie.
5.       Layer onto green mirri, black and finally card blank.

5.

Lily of the Valley (b)
Materials:-
·         Stamps:- Lily of the Valley, ‘Mother’ sentiment
·         Inkpads:- Versafine Onyx Black
·         Card/Paper:- White, black, Clarity Designer Paper Indian Summer, Shenandoah Designer Parchment, card blank
·         Polychromos
·         Black Sharpie
·         White pen, Wink of Stella - clear
Instructions:-
1.        Cut selected Designer Paper sheet to measure 6ins x 6ins.
2.       Stamp lily of the valley image in each corner, ensuring the stem touches each edge of paper.
3.       Allow to dry.
4.       Colour to suit.
5.       Colour each flower and bud with white pencil then overlay with white pen. When dry, overlay with Wink of Stella.
6.       Ink verse BUT mask all words except ‘Mother.’ Stamp onto prepared image centrally.
7.       Add white pen dots to ‘M.’ *NB I had added this to the card prior to Barbara’s demo on Sunday.*
8.       Edge with black Sharpie then layer onto Shenandoah parchment, white, black white.
9.       Attach to 8ins x 8ins card blank.

6.
Lily of the Valley (c)
Materials:-
·         Stamps:- Lily of the Valley, Wordsworth quotation
·         Card/Paper:- Clarity Designer Paper Indian Summer, white, black, 8ins x 8ins card blank
·         Inkpads:- Versafine
·         Colours:- Polychromos
Instructions:-
1.       Stamp lily of the valley frond centrally over each corner.
2.       Choose an area of the stamp to fit and stamp it in the corner to connect the two extremities of the frond. Repeat on all remaining corners.
3.       Stamp a partial frond in the centre foot of each side.
4.       Colour each frond with the dominant colour and each flower and bud in white.
5.       Mount onto black, white, black and finally onto an 8ins x 8ins card blank.

Stamps and Clarity Designer Paper may be purchased from the Clarity Stamps web site. 
Hope to see you again soon.
Best wishes,
Shelagh.;~}


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