Techniques on Tuesday: Spotlighting

This technique highlights a section of an image by adding colour to a small part of the image. It is a great way to add a little colour without having to colour the whole image or background.

Supplies that you will need: outline stamped image, Stampin’ Blends, memento ink, Designer Series Paper, layering dies, card stock and embellishments

Step by Step Instructions

  • First stamp image with black memento ink onto whisper white card stock.
  • select a square from the Layering Square dies and cut out the section you wish to colour.
  • colour the cut out with Stampin’ Blends. I have used Petal Pink and soft Sea Foam here.
  • select a larger size square and cut out a backing colour for the mat. For this I have used Grey Granite.
  • adhere the smaller coloured square to the matt square.
  • line up the to images together and adhere the square over the image on the white card stock.
  • finish by attaching to a grey granite card base and embellish with champagne jewels and gray granite ribbon.

Variations for this technique

  • you can also use Designer Series Paper.
  • I have selected one of the black and white floral prints from the Magic in This Night DSP.
  • Using the Layering Ovals and Black Glitter Paper and Stampin’ Blends (Rococo Rose & Old Olive) to add colour.
  • Embellished with Matallic Mesh Ribbon,Glittered Organdy Ribbon and Rhinestone Basic Jewels.
  • Sentiment Stamped in black mementon on smaoky slate card stock and punched with theLovely Labels Pick a Punch.

Demonstration of Spotlighting

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