Subtractive Stamping Family Home Card

By  Marie Browning  for  Tombow

With this fun new technique, the print on cardstock is erased, creating a white background for coloring!

  • Subtractive Stamping Family Home Card


  • Kaisercraft Timeless Collection Cardstock
  • Kaisercraft Wooden Flourish Hearts
  • Kraft tissue paper


  • Stamps: Stampendous Family Home; Kaisercraft Decorative Tape Pieces
  • Ink pads: gray, black
  • Brights Recycled Colored Pencils*
  • MONO Drawing Pencil, B grade*
  • Sand Eraser*
  • MONO Adhesive Dots Runner*
  • *Products available from Tombow

Basic Supplies

  • scissors
  • 1. Cut 3"x4-3/4" panel from Timeless Collection. Stamp Family Home gray on panel. Remove top layer of printed paper with Sand Eraser.

    Step 1
  • 2. Re-stamp image black. (Note: Don't worry if it's off; gray will disappear when colored.)

    Step 2
  • 3. Color image with Colored Pencils, leaving white highlights.

    Step 3
  • 4. Add shadow around image using Drawing Pencil.

    Step 4
  • 5. Edge panel with Colored Pencil. Stamp saying under house image. Stamp any section of saying onto wooden heart.

    Step 5
  • 6. Adhere wooden heart over saying using MONO Dots Adhesive. Color and stamp remaining hearts and adhere. Stamp tape pieces onto tissue paper, cut out, and adhere.

    Step 6