Stamp Focus: Trigonometry

by Tasnim

Hello and good morning!

Tasnim here, and today I will be doing a close look at our newly released Trigonometry stamp set!

Doesn’t this set scream modern and trendy?! I just love all the different triangle patterns! The possibilities are endless!

I designed three clean and simple cards and I hope they will inspire you to create beautiful patterns.

In this card, I combined the stamp sets Trigonometry and Happy Bloom.

First I stamped the floral images on the card front using Mocha Crisp Ink, then layered the three triangles over them using glue and foam tape. The triangles were stamped in the following colors: Razzleberry, Blush, Warm Sunshine and Coral Bliss.

I didn’t have the coordinating dies on hand, so I simply stamped them on white cardstock and trimmed with scissors.

The sentiment is from my all-time favorite sentiment sets: Label Love. I say it is high time for Label Love 2! What do you think? :)

In this card, I used some of my favorite inks! Oh, don’t you just love those blues and mint colors?! It is a simple design and can be easily recreated.

The ink colors used were: Aqualicious, Dew Drops, Sea Breeze, Minty Mint, Sweet Leaf, and Warm Sunshine.

My third card was a bit of an adventure. I had to do it twice because the first one got too messy to fix. I used washi tape to mask off the white border around the card front. If I had to do this again, I wouldn’t use washi tape, as the non-porous surface leaves ink residue from the images that were stamped off the edge, and it is bound to create ink smudges. Somehow I didn’t learn my lesson the second time, and that explains the unplanned scattered sequins to cover up the ink smudges! I think it worked out for the best, though :)

Using a paper mask like a post-it may also help in getting a crisp edge, which I didn’t get using washi tape.

I stamped the triangle in a variety of coral/pink colors leaving a thin white space in between. For the glitter areas, I masked off the surrounding triangles including the thin white edges, smoothed some liquid glue over the exposed surface, and added gold glitter.

The sentiment is from an older set, Dodecagram.

The specific ink colors used were: Rouge, Coral Bliss, Coral Berry, Frosty Pink, Cotton Candy and Dew Drops. The sentiment was stamped in Evening Gray.

I hope you found some inspiration here today.

Thank you very much for stopping by!

 

 

 

 

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Teresa Doyle February 10, 2018 - 09:10

Love these Tasnim, especially the last one. This ping and gold looks amazing with this set.

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Rubeena Ianigro February 10, 2018 - 09:37

These are beautiful! I love the coral one!

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Nora February 10, 2018 - 10:48

Oh WOW!! These are just amazing!! I LOVE how you paired the flowers with the triangles!! AMAZING!!

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Lagene February 10, 2018 - 10:49

AWESOME cards, I love how you masked off sections and added glitter on the last card!

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Linda BL February 10, 2018 - 10:49

Like how you combined the triangles and floral elements. Very efffective.

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Vicki Finger February 10, 2018 - 10:57

It’s really nice to see that even the best card makers make mistakes. Your cards are just beautiful but I especially love the one with the gold.

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Hussena Calcuttawala February 10, 2018 - 11:01

Your cards and designs are just amazing Tasnim. I absolutely love the play of colors in your third card and I really really like the way you have combined the triangles with the florals on your first card too..what a fabulous inspiration ❤❤

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Patricia Higgins February 10, 2018 - 12:09

Wow! Great colour and design. Thank you Tasmin!

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Karthikha Uday February 10, 2018 - 12:20

Fantastic inspirations!!

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LauraJane:) February 10, 2018 - 13:00

Perfectly placed sequins!

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Henriëtte February 10, 2018 - 13:04

I love this set, it is so versatile and Tasmine showed that so well. Thank you and have a nice weekend.

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Harriet February 10, 2018 - 13:35

Lovely, creative and colorful!

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Maureen Reiss February 10, 2018 - 13:43

I love this set and everything the DT did with it!!!

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Helen February 10, 2018 - 14:11

Tasnim, thanks for sharing such creative ways to use these triangles. They are so versatile and your cards are so lovely.

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Susie Moore February 10, 2018 - 15:28

I’ve already ordered this set and I can’t wait to use it!!

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preeti d. February 10, 2018 - 15:40

Beautiful cards :)

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Jane Sirak February 10, 2018 - 16:14

Loved this! I just ordered it and I have a much better idea what to do
With them. Thank you.

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Celeste Goff February 10, 2018 - 16:47

Beautiful cards Tasnim!

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Therese Calvird February 10, 2018 - 16:48

You have rocked it Tasnim, these cards are incredible and I can’t even begin to choose a favourite, but I do know that I now have to get my stamps out and start creating! thanks yet again for the inspiration!

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Jackie Hedlund February 10, 2018 - 21:39

Very creative!!

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Jean Marmo February 10, 2018 - 22:14

Such a cool set!

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Billie A February 11, 2018 - 00:42

Beautiful cards. love the modern look, the design with the flowers and the colorful one. all are beautiful. Love the look and possibilities.. I’d love to play with this stamp set..

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lorraine turner February 11, 2018 - 05:25

Brilliant designs Tasnim, don’t think I would have known what to do with this stamp set without seeing some examples first for inspiration. I love the first card where you have mixed the straight lines of the trigonometry stamp set and the soft edges of a floral stamp set. The next two designs are set off I think by the colours you chose. Love them Tasnim, thank you.

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Debs February 11, 2018 - 09:17

Mathematically…you knocked it out of the homeroom…love your designs.

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Mary MacFadyen February 11, 2018 - 12:46

I wouldn’t have thought this stamp set was for me. But your inventive cards have completely changed my mind. I especially like the turquoise one.

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Jackie Price February 11, 2018 - 17:08

Wow, what beautiful cards!! So abstract and modern. Your colour combinations are perfect, as are the card designs.

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