Spotlight card

I have a simple and fun technique called ‘Spotlighting’ here today,
which can enhance your greeting cards!
It’s a simple technique where the image is re-stamped onto a small piece of cardstock and placed above the original image to create the illusion of magnifying the spot or creating a ‘spotlight’.
It is such a pretty stamp set, and I decided to add the little bee for interest.
Spotlight card 1

To ‘spotlight’ the flower and the bee, I first stamped the floral image onto Bielo cardstock 
using the Misti tool.
I then placed a punched circle of the same cardstock over the area that I wanted to ‘spotlight’ and stamped the image again. 
I now had a perfect image on the circle. 
I then watercoloured the images using Sakura Koi watercolours.
I then added the bee from the ‘Bold Geraniums’ stamp set from Stampendous.
I then adhered the circle using double sided foam tape. 
This created the illusion of magnification.

Spotlight card 2
I then mounted the square cut panel onto a kraft panel (which I cut using Simon Says Stamp Stitched squares dies) and then finally onto the card using craft foam to add dimension.
I added a bit of green paint splatter and some gold sequins for interest.
I decided not to add a sentiment…the card was so pretty by itself!
Thanks so much for stopping by!
Have a great day!
Paru Mahtani


Paru Mahtani

Based out of Mumbai, India, she is a stay at home mom, a passionate card maker and a photography enthusiast who regularly showcases her work at Kala Ghoda Art Festival in Mumbai

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