Stamped See Through Cards + GIVEAWAY

Hello. Today I am sharing how to create see through cards made up of stamped images! This technique works with many stamps you may have and gives amazing results.

[All supplies are linked to multiple sources in the thumbnails at the end of this post. Multiple stores are also linked in the parentheses following the product name. Compensated affiliate links may be used at no cost to you.]

A few months ago, I shared a video showing how to create see-through cards with background dies. (You can see the video HERE.) So I thought it would be fun to come back and share how to make see through cards from stamped images. Although I used large flower stamps today, you could use any shape or size images.

My first card features the incredibly gorgeous Altenew Build A Flower Peruvian Lily Set (SSS | ALT). I stamped several flowers and leaves with Altenew Ink and then cut them out with their coordinating dies. Be sure to check out the video to see how I connected them together with Gina K Connect Glue for the front panel of the card… with the help of Glad Press N Seal! I added a scored “hinge” at the top and added to a white cardstock panel… forming a card.

The sentiment is from the Altenew Life Is Awesome Stamp Set ( SSS | ALT).

This photo shows how you can see through the front of the card between the connected flowers. There is mini card glued inside to hide a personal message.

My second card has lots of open areas on the front of the card. After cutting out images from the Altenew Needlework Motif Stamp Set (SSS | ALT), I connected them together to create a card front. Again, there is a mini card adhered inside.

I added a sentiment from the Altenew Simply Hello Die (SSS | ALT) and Altenew Kind Words Stamp Set (SSS | ALT). I also coated the die cuts in a thick layer of Ranger Glossy Accents.

This next photo shows how the card front is see-through…

My last card uses the Altenew Beautiful Heart Stamp Set (SSS | ALT). These large images are great for this technique! Instead of having a mini card inside, this one has two circles – one adhered to the back of the front panel of the card and one adhered to the inside of the card – providing a place for the message inside.

The sentiment is formed from the Altenew Simply Hello Die (SSS | ALT) and Altenew Needlework Motif Stamp Set (SSS | ALT).

And here you can see the see-through portion action on the card’s front…


Today I am part of the Altenew July 2018 Stamp/Die Release Blog Hop. I just used a few of the new products… and there are lots of good ones. You can find them all HERE at Simon Says Stamp or HERE at Altenew.

The next stop on the hop is the blog of Svitlana Shayevich. (You can always start at the beginning of the hop at the Altenew Blog.)


How would you like to win a $30 gift certificate to Altenew? For your chance, leave a comment here by 11:59pmEST on 7/25/18 telling me your favorite of these new Altenew products. (To leave a comment, scroll down to the bottom of this post and click the green “leave a comment” button. The winner’s name will be randomly selected, emailed and posted on my “Winners page” after the giveaway closes. International folks are eligible, too!)

Also, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to SIX lucky winners! Head to the Altenew Blog.


Want to find the products I used? I have listed them below. (Compensated affiliate links used at no cost to you. Thank you! Affiliate and product disclosure can be found here. All products were personally purchased except those with from Altenew or with an asterisk. As always, this post was NOT paid for or sponsored.) Click on the icons below each product picture to go to a favorite store.

Altenew Beautiful Heart Stamp Set
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Beautiful Heart Dies
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Needlework Motif Stamp Set
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Needlework Motif Dies
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Kind Words Stamp Set
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Life Is Awesome Stamp Set
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Build A Flower Peruvian Lily Set
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Simply Hello Die
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Glad Press N Seal
[ SSS ]
Altenew Inks
[ ALTN | SSS ]
MISTI Stamping Tool
[ SSS | ELH ]
MISTI Creative Corners
[ SSS | ELH ]
MISTI Mouse Pad Insert
[ SSS | ELH ]
MISTI Bar Magnet
[ SSS | ELH ]
* Tim Holtz Tonic Glass Media Mat
[ SSS | ELH ]
Gina K Connect Glue
[ SSS | GNK ]
Tim Holtz Trimmer
[ SSS ]
Fiskars Reinforced Paper Trimmer
[ SSS ]
Scor-Pal Scoring Board
[ SSS ]
Teflon Bone Folder
[ SSS ]
Ranger Glossy Accents
[ SSS ]
Sketch Copic Markers
[ SSS ]

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469 thoughts on “Stamped See Through Cards + GIVEAWAY”

  1. Love this technique and I can’t wait to give it a try! Thanks Around the World is my favorite from the release so far, but everyones projects always inspires me towards others

  2. All the designs are beautiful, but my favorite is the Needlework Motif stamp and die set. Thanks for inspiring us!

  3. The lily is my favorite. Such vibrant bright cheerful colors. All your projects are inspiring. The creative mind is such a beautiful gift.

  4. My favorite altenew product is the beautiful heart stamp and die set. Even though I love all the altenew products.

  5. My favorite is the Peruvian Lily and mine just arrived today ! I can’t wait to try and replicate your beautiful card design!! Thanks for all your great examples, you are awesome!

  6. What a fun way to use the Press and Seal! And the Peruvian Lily stamp is absolutely beautiful. Thank you for the tutorial!

  7. You never cease to amaze me with your spectacular card ides. This one is a real winner and love the Altenew Florals you used.. Thanks for sharing your creativity!

  8. I love all the cards on t,his post. The colors and techniques are absolutely GORGEOUS!! Thank you for sharing.

  9. love the way you can use the Glad Press & Seal, I am definitely buying some. This looks like a little work for a great result. I like the new Altenew Beautiful Heart stamp set. love watching your videos!! You are one busy lady.

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