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How to Use Resist Silhouette Stamps to create cards that shine with colour and fun!

Crafter's Companion – 31/05/21

Let your love for colour take the lead to create vividly beautiful designs with Resist Silhouette Stamps from Crafter’s Companion!

Each stamp creates a stunning emboss-resist effect image, so the design shines through the coloured background or cardbase. If this technique is new to you, don’t worry we’ll walk you through how to use these stamps. They’re so simple you’ll be itching to try them out in no time!

You are going to love the amazing effects you can create with this innovative range of stamps! It’s such a fantastic opportunity to play with colour, experimenting with combinations and exploring blending effects to create cards that glow with happiness.

You can create two different effects with the Resist Silhouette Stamps, and we’ll be taking you step-by-step through how to create both! Let’s dive in…

How to create a white emboss-resist image:

With this technique you can ensure that your stamped design really stands out, with each element of the intricate pattern or image crisp and clear in bright white. It’s the perfect way to make your cards really pop! Here’s how:

How to create a subtle emboss-resist image:

As we mentioned, with each Resist Silhouette stamp you can create two beautiful effects – double the creativity! To create a more subtle design, that gently glows through your coloured background you can use this heat-emboss method…

When it comes to applying the colour to create either effect, you have complete creative control – use whichever colours and blends feel right for you!

Each stamp is perfectly sized to work with 4″ x 6″ card bases, so it couldn’t be easier to create cards that burst with colour and fun. Simply choose a sentiment from your collection to match the occasion and you’re ready to go! Take a look at some of the creations below and see what sparks your imagination.

Packed with flourishing florals, ornate patterns and more, there’s a Resist Silhouette Stamp to match just about every mood or occasion. Take a look at the full range!

  • Delightful Butterflies – featuring a cloud of sweet butterflies
  • Flowers & Buds – a trio of flowers just about to bloom, perfect for seasonal makes
  • Magnificent Mandalas – an opulent and intricate design
  • Spring Blossom – branches of joyful blossom, ideal for cheerful cards!
  • Swirling Florals – blooming with intricate patterns, swirls and dots
  • Wild Flowers and Butterflies – create your own wildflower meadow!


We hope you’ve enjoyed this introduction to Resist Silhouette Stamps for even more delectable delights take a look at the full range. Make sure you share your project photos with us on Facebook UKFacebook USA,  TwitterInstagram UKInstagram USPinterest UK or Pinterest US using the hashtag #crafterscompanion.