Yesterday I shared a spring wreath birthday card I made using the Stamparatus. If you missed that post, you can see it HERE. I love the Stamparatus for many reasons, one of which is I get a “do over” if I don’t get a good image the first time I stamp. It’s so easy to just reink and stamp again…it stamps in the exact spot making it look great every time! Here’s a video showcasing the Stamparatus if you want to see it in action.
So, what do you do if you get too much ink? I’m sure we’ve all experienced inky fingers getting on our project after it was finished! I prefer not to start over again so I try to turn my “boo boos” in to new creations. Let’s face it, the recipient had no idea what my first attempt was supposed to look like (right?). Most times I just add an embellishment to cover it up (which is why I’m in love with the new Butterfly Duet Punch and Bitty Blooms Punch Pack). Unfortunately, that wouldn’t work with this particular oops! Look what happened when I stamped the sentiment (after I had stamped my pretty spring wreath).
I hate it when ink gets on the rim of the stamp and transfers to the paper! I did not want to toss my pretty wreath! So a quick fix was to stamp the sentiment again on a scrap of Whisper White cardstock, punch it out with the 1 1/2″ Circle Punch and cut a navy layer with the Layering Circles Framelits. Just adhere on top and mission accomplished!
I like to challenge myself to find a way to “make it work” before tossing it in the trash and starting over. My friend Susan gave me a Tombow sand eraser and it helps to fix little smudges.
You can purchase these from Amazon. If you have a stamping fix story or idea, I’d love for you to share. Email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) or leave a comment below.
I can’t decide which card I like better. Do you have a preference?
Are you ready to find out the lucky blog candy winner? I really do appreciate everyone who took the time to comment. The winner (chosen from random.com) is……..
Beth Ann Halvorson! Here’s what Beth had to say:
Happy Birthday Month! I like to spend my birthdays with family and friends, eating tacos and/or pizza, and angel food cake with strawberries! Yum!
Congratulations Beth! Email me your address and I’ll put your birthday stamp set in the mail. I loved reading each and every comment the other day about how you like to spend birthdays. An underlying theme was certainly enjoying it with family and friends! My daughter is coming home this weekend for spring break so she can spend my birthday with me. She is the sweetest! I feel like the luckiest person in the world!
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Have a wonderful day!
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