Saturday, May 4, 2013

Lightsaber Love

The fact that today is "May the Fourth" (a pun on "May the Force be with You") inspired me to make a Star Wars-themed card, for a wedding or anniversary:

I made a stamp with scrap rubber, inked it with yellow-orange/blue-purple & silver ink, and used a glue pen to cover the "light" part with glow-in-the-dark glitter. I then enriched the colors with Copics (I did do some research on appropriate lightsaber colors), and added some dimension to the handhold with a clear glaze pen (Sakura).

The sentiment is from a SU! stamp and heat-embossed in gold (Stampendous). The main image is cut with a PageMaps die and popped with foam tape on a shiny white base (Recollections cardstock).

The colors were inspired by the Less is More "Opposite Colors" Challenge.

As much as today's an excuse to be nerdy, it's also a day to think about the tenants of the Jedi: Quiet your mind and listen to the force within you! Thanks for visiting,


  1. How fun - you made your own stamp - now that is impressive! Cute idea too - I love Star Wars!

  2. What a fun idea, most original!
    Thanks so much for joining us.
    Less is More

  3. Hola CQ, very inventive and original card for an anniversary :D:D:D.
    Clever idea make your own stamps!, well done CQ.
    Hugs from Palma de Mallorca

  4. Great card. Love the way you have made your own stamp. Wendy xx

  5. great play on words

    Fabulous colour choice. Thanks for joining us the week
    Jen x
    "Less Is More"


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