Saturday, November 17, 2012

DIY Stamp Shadows on the Silhouette! (Part 2)



Now for part two!
In the first part of this tutorial, I showed you how I created my own stamps on the Silhouette. Click here if you missed it! Now, it's time to show you how to create it's shadow. This is the easy part!

I started off by opening up a new window in the Silhouette DSE and copied my image of the stamp I created in part 1. Next, I ungrouped it and deleted the writing, leaving only the outline.


Now it's time to create another offset of the outline. Just like below... I chose 0.1 in offset. Once you've got the offset delete the internal piece of the image.


Fill up your page with as many images as you like. I will only need 5. Check you cut line settings, make sure that your images are not overlapping each other. Since I will be cutting these out of a colored card stock there is no need for the registration marks.


Save your work. I will call this file Christmas stamp shadows... that way I know which part needs to be printed and which part I can just cut out!

So here is the card I made using this stamp! Pretty, isn't it? I love how it turned out and how the stamp goes so well with it! For the rest of the details on this card refer to my previous post, here.


Hope you enjoyed this tutorial on how to make your own stamps on the Silhouette! Would love to see your creations if you do end up making any!

Happy crafting and stamp designing :)


14 comments:

  1. This is such an amazing tutorial; thank you for taking the time to put it together. I found you through the I Love My Online Friends blog hop & I can already tell I'm going to need you for tutorials like this!

    Don't be a stranger :)

    - Erin xo

    365mu.blogspot.co.uk - One girl's attempt at creating 365 different make-up looks in as many days

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    1. Hi Erin! Thanks for stopping by! Will visit soon :)

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  2. Hi Ilda, Wow!!! I just love your blog :) I am so glad you left me a comment so I could visit you. Your projects are amazing and your cakes are to die for! You have such talent. I can tell I will be visiting you often :) Sarah xx

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    1. Awww that's very sweet of you to say Sarah, coming from another very talented lady! Thanks for coming over and following. I'm sure we'll be seeing a lot of each other :)

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  3. This is beautiful! I have a silhouette but only have the knowledge to do very basic things with it lol... I am coming over from the Monday Mingle and I am your newest follower. I would love if you could come by to visit.

    Thanks
    Nichole
    www.pinkieforpink.com

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    1. Thanks so much! My knowledge is only from trials and lots of errors! LOL! Thanks for stopping by and following, will visit you soon!

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  4. Goodness, I can't even believe you made that, I mean I believe you, but it's way nicer than anything I could even fathom. This is really gorgeous!!

    I'm visiting you from Mom's Monday Mingle.

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  5. So glad to have found your blog--it's amazing!! I read that you are an Oncology Nurse. I've been a Hospice Nurse for just about 7 years. We both do emotional heavy duty. I'm now following you and hope you will stop by my little place and say hi:).

    ~Shawn~
    thedivvyspot.com

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    1. For sure will stop by Shawn :) Thanks for following!

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  6. Hey! I found you through the Aloha Friday blog hop and I'm so glad I did!! I love crafting, but I'm not the best at it, so it's great finding awesome craft blogs! I'm doing some mason jar gifts this Christmas and I was invisioning a stamp shadow idea so this was perfect timing! Thanks for sharing!
    Be blessed :)
    Chelsea @ http://fromchrysalistobutterfly.blogspot.com

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    1. I'm glad you have been inspired here Chelsea! So happy you've stopped by... good luck with your mason jar gifts! :)

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    1. Thanks for all your lovely comments! Have a great weekend :)

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Thanks so much for taking the time and leaving me a comment! I always love hearing from you and I appreciate you stopping by! Hugs, Ilda