Thursday, July 7, 2016

Peg Stamp Fade Technique

Well I've been having more fun playing with my peg stamps from Rubber Stamp Tapestry and I've got a quick and easy technique to share with you today.

Peg Stamp Fade

This is my favorite card I've made...I'm sure because of the blues I used.

So, here's all you do....

Ink a peg stamp.
Stamp it once starting at the top of your card.
Now imagine your card divided in 4ths.
Without reinking, stamp it a second time in the second quarter the card.
Stamp it a third time without reinking about three-quarters down
and leave the bottom quarter of your card stamp free.

Now repeat!

You just keep stamping the top 3/4ths of the card until you're satisfied with the design.
You can change stamps and colors but I think the more monotone designs look best.

I went wild with this card and used Imagine Crafts Radiant Neon Inks!
WOW, did they ever kick it up a notch or three.

For my final card I added a bit of a tropical feel by using the tropical leaf...
really adds such a nice summery feel to the raspberry, orange and pink inks don't you think?

So there you go - 
Told you it was quick and easy!

Just imagine all of the fun combinations you can come up with!
By simply switching out one or two stamps 
or coming up with new color combos
you can have loads of cards in a very short amount of time.


Rubber Stamp Tapestry - Various Peg Stamps
Imagine Crafts - Memento Dye Inks, Radiant Neon Inks
Club - Sentiment Stamps, Cardstock


  1. What a cool idea to use for small stamps, not just peg stamps! So fun!

  2. I love this idea and will give it a try! TFS!

  3. Well that's a super-fun technique! It looks like you can try this with any smaller stamp image. TFS!

  4. Love this technique & will surely give it a try.

  5. Oh, I love this! I will be giving it a try. tfs.

  6. Roni I love this!!! I've been seeing a lot of gradient style background stamps that give this effect, but doing this is so easy...and you're not limited to just a specific background stamp. Wow!

  7. Very pretty gradient! A great way to use peg stamps!

  8. Love this idea, thanks for sharing!!

  9. Love this stamping idea! Beautiful cards!


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