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Best Wishes & More Stampin’ Up! Stamp Set to Demonstrate Reverse Spotlighting Technique


The technique used to create this card is called Reverse Spotlighting.  Watch my video demonstration to see how it is done.

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Lots of excitement this time of year with over 100 stamp sets on the Last Chance List and the huge list of retiring accessories, most notably the change of the color line.

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Stampin’ Up! Summer Mini Catalog Go, Graduate Stamp Set Card Idea by Stampin’ Smiles

Have you been to many graduation open houses yet?  Several friends' children were graduating this year.  The Go, Graduate stamp set from the Stampin' Up! Summer Mini Catalog is loaded with great stamps for my congratulation cards to the graduates.


Those feet crack me up!  It was pretty quick and easy to color them all in with the Watercolor Pencils.  I filled them in with various colors then blended the colors with a Blender Pen.


My card stock color and sizes are

Real Red:  5-1/2" x 8-1/2" scored and folded in half

Basic Black: 1" x 4-1/4"

Whisper White:  1" x 4-1/4" and 1/2" x 3-1/4"

To duplicate my card, you will need the following supplies:


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