Spotlight Stamping Techniques + GIVEAWAY + Blog Hop

Hello! Today I am sharing a few versions of spotlight stamping. This works with many styles of stamps!

[If the video is not visible, please head HERE to YouTube to watch. All supplies are linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post. Compensated affiliate links may be used at no cost to you. I appreciate your support!]

There are many versions of spotlight stamping. Be sure to watch my video to see four in action – spotlight stamp layering, spotlight sentiments, spotlight coloring, and spotlight windows.

Here are the cards from my video along with the main products featured. For the full supply list, scroll down to the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Altenew Calming Reverie Stamp Set (ALTN)
Altenew Sentiment Strips 2 Stamp Set (ALTN | SSS) – “just for you”
Altenew Wildflower Garden Stamp Set (SSS | ALTN) – “you’re in my prayers”
Altenew Incredible Stamp Set (ALTN) – “incredible human being”
Altenew Build A Flower Columbine Stamp Set (ALTN) – “hello darling”
Altenew Wild Ferns Stamp Set (ALTN | SSS) – “for you” and “hello”
Altenew Apothecary Labels Dies (ALTN)
Altenew Hello and Hugs Dies (ALTN | SSS)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Altenew Bergenia Builder Stamp Set (ALTN)
Altenew Sentiment Strips 2 Stamp Set (ALTN | SSS) – sentiments
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Altenew Blooming Mandalas Stamp Set (ALTN)
Altenew Shine Dies (ALTN)
Altenew Sentiment Strips 2 Stamp Set (ALTN | SSS) – stamped sentiment
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.

Altenew Birds of Paradise Stamp Set (ALTN) – flowers
Altenew Pinstripe Stamp Set (ALTN | SSS) – stripe border
Altenew Dainty Swiss Dots Stamp Set (ALTN | SSS) – dot border
Altenew Sentiment Strips 2 Stamp Set (ALTN | SSS) – “you are so loved”
Altenew Build A Flower Columbine Stamp Set (ALTN) – “thinking of you”
Altenew Metallic Thread Set (ALTN)
• Additional supplies linked in the thumbnails at the end of this post.


Today I am playing along in the Altenew June Blog Hop. You can find the new products HERE at Altenew.

I am the end of the hop. You can start at the beginning on the Altenew Blog.


How would you like to win a $20 gift certificate to Altenew? For your chance to win either, leave a comment here by 11:59pmEST on 6/9/20. (To leave a comment, scroll down to the bottom of this post and click the green “leave a comment” button. Winners will be posted on the Altenew Blog.)

AND… 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 for your support! Affiliate and product disclosure can be found here. All products were personally purchased except the Altenew products which were received from the company with no expectation. As always, I was not paid to do this post nor am I on any design teams. I only use products I love!) Click on the icons below each product picture to go to a favorite store.

Altenew Birds of Paradise Stamp Set
[ ALTN ]
Altenew Pinstripe Stamp Set
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Dainty Swiss Dots Stamp Set
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Sentiment Strips 2 Stamp Set
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Build A Flower Columbine…
[ ALTN ]
Altenew Bergenia Builder Stamp Set
[ ALTN ]
Altenew Blooming Mandalas Stamp Set
[ ALTN ]
Altenew Shine Dies
[ ALTN ]
Altenew Calming Reverie Stamp Set
[ ALTN ]
Altenew Apothecary Labels Dies
[ ALTN ]
Altenew Apothecary Stamp Set
[ ALTN ]
Altenew Wildflower Garden Stamp Set
[ SSS | ALTN ]
Altenew Incredible Stamp Set
[ ALTN ]
Altenew Wild Ferns Stamp Set
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Hello and Hugs Dies
[ ALTN | SSS ]
Altenew Obsidian Black Ink
[ SSS | ALTN ]
Altenew Dye Ink Pads
[ ALTN | SSS ]
VersaMark Ink
[ SSS ]
Hero Arts White Embossing Powder
[ SSS ]
Anti Static Powder Bag
[ SSS ]
Hero Arts Heat Gun
[ SSS ]
Altenew Metallic Thread Set
[ ALTN ]
Gina K Masking Magic
[ SSS ]
MISTI Stamping Tool
[ SSS ]
Gina K Connect Glue
[ SSS ]
Tim Holtz Trimmer
[ SSS ]
T Ruler
[ SSS ]
Uni-Ball White Signo Gel Pen
[ SSS ]

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391 thoughts on “Spotlight Stamping Techniques + GIVEAWAY + Blog Hop”

  1. These cards are all so beautiful; I can’t decide which I like best!! So much gorgeous inspiration!

  2. I love your style. I have been watching a lot of your videos on YOUTUBE.. wonderful inspiration! If what I tried only turned out even half as nice.

  3. I have been thoroughly enjoying your videos, and really appreciate all the tips and tricks you teach us, to make stamping both more affordable in cost and time AND more fun. It is very satisfying to try out your techniques and end up with a fabulous card! Love the variations on the spotlight technique. Thank you, Jennifer!

  4. Love watching your videos… And have used several of your techniques when making multiples of cards myself! Thank you for sharing so much of yourself!

  5. I’m a huge fan of Bird of Paradise, but the cards with the Calming Reverie stamp are the best! I love how you colored some and left some plain. I always get great ideas from you, Jennifer!

  6. What a way to end a hop! Your cards are always so inspiring, full of creative tips and techniques. I learn so much in a half hour video sitting! Love what you have done with all the new products from this newest release. Thank you!

  7. So many beautiful cards jennifer! I don’t even know where to begin. Love them all. I do like the cards with all the colorful stripes though, they are eye catching. Thanks for all the inspiration.

  8. Your spotlight cards are exquisite! My favorites are the white on black, the black on white, and the black-white-red paradise_stunning! Thank you.

  9. Bird of paradise card is very unique and clean. I don’t think I have seen stamp with this plant before. I live in Southern California. I absolutely love this plant. I will be purchasing it.

  10. I really like all the cards that you design. It’s so hard to choose which one is the best. I think Altenew did another great job for the new release.

  11. Thanks for sharing some tips on spotlighting, Jennifer! Every time I watch one of your videos, I have to add another idea to my list of techniques to try! Love your creativity and your big heart!

  12. Hi Jennifer I really like your videos actually the way you explain every single thing it’s looks so easy to make a card .I just got my stamps and dies from altenew. I am exciting to use them and make my first card to follow your techniques.thanks for being my inspiration.

  13. Jennifer, these are all lovely, as usual, and will be such a joy to the recipients! I love this new release from Altenew – wish I had some money to buy right now. But I will use the inspiration and techniques with what I have – thank you so much!

  14. What great techniques! Love all of your examples. Also love that these are easy to mass produce. Thanks for sharing and for another great video full of tips! Time to go give these ideas a try.

  15. This is a beautiful technique and goes a long way in curing my fear of white space on a card…

  16. Love this technique, Jennifer! The Bird of
    Paridise cards really stood out to me with their clean simplicity & bright pops of color. Thanks for sharing!

    1. I absolutely love your designs, and I take much of my inspiration from you. Thank you for demonstrating so many techniques.

  17. I love these cards! I can’t wait to sit and try this technique. Thank you for sharing,

  18. I like the black card + white emboss + blue & green stripes. So beautiful even not color the flower image.

  19. the bird of paradise is gorgeous.
    Always a striking flower.
    Love the white embossed flowers
    on the black – simple is good.
    thanks for sharing

  20. I can’t believe I never thought about doing this with my stamps! Seems fairly easy and what a terrific way to get more use out of lots of stamps. Thanks Jennifer for always giving fresh ideas. You are an inspiration!

  21. I don’t know if I commented earlier, but will do it again as I love all your cards, and the way you have showcased all the new Altenew products. I have been through the blog hop several times, admiring all the beautiful cards, looking for inspiration (which seems to be endless) and trying to learn from the videos. All I can say is THANK YOU!

  22. I definitely needed a simpler layer floral stamp and Altenew did it with the Calming Reverie set. I love the size of these images and your amazing spin on them.

  23. I love the techniques! I spend hours watching your YouTube videos. I cant wait to try the Spotlight Sentiment Cards. Thank you!

  24. My goodness, you made so many cards and they are all gorgeous! I love watching your videos, I always learn something. Thanks for sharing.

  25. Jennifer- the collection of spotlight techniques you shared is definitely getting saved in my “future inspiration/reference” folder– thank you. Thanks, too, for the reminder that mass produced doesn’t have to mean identical– such a wonderful gift of heartfelt love and appreciation, made that much moreso by the individual touches for each. Your heart as well as your creativity is always inspiring–and though always appreciated, it means even more in our current times. Thank you. Stay safe and be well.

    1. Beautiful. I’ve probably watched all of your you tube videos and have learned a lot from you.

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