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Crows and Cathedral

Hello again! I bring you today a card featuring the Holy City stamps from Smeared Ink. I have said it before, but I’ll say it again… I love this set! It is so unique and beautiful! But let’s just get to the card!


I used 2 images here, the crow (repeated several times) and the stunning cathedral. I stamped the cathedral first on a grey patterned paper. Tore around it and inked it in blue. I had this pre-distressed blue cardstock from Basic Grey, which I thought worked perfectly with the look I was going for. Tore the bottom of that. I added both elements to a textured grey cardstock from Prism, and I inked that with black (I love the texture on it!). Last, I stamped all of the crows on, turning them slightly so that they didn’t look exactly the same.


I didn’t want a whole lot of fluff, so I kept it very simple. I think that all of the textures and faint patterns added enough to the card without making it fussy. It’s just tranquil and lovely. And, just a little eerie!

Thanks for visiting! Have an inspiring day!!!


Kelli said…
Ya Know, sometimes simple rocks, and this is one of those times!!!! Absolutely love the textures and colors! Can't wait to get this set!!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!!!
I love how you did this! Very cool!

Alyssa S said…
Such a cool card! I love how our crafty little brains are so different - you always open my eyes to such awesome techniques and ideas! Thanks for all the inspiration, my friend!

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