Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Random Stamping on Kraft

The other day Ally Cope posted a tutorial on Flourishes blog on how to incorporate Kraft paper onto a layout page - 'Let's Get Krafty'. I loved it so much I decided to give it a try and created a card with it. Basically, you random stamp on Kraft paper with Memento ink, making sure not to leave large open spaces and then colour in around the stamped images with a Copic marker, I used Black. To help avoid large open spaces, I stamped the smaller flower on scrap, cut them out and used them to help space where I placed the large flower. Seemed to work. I love the look and versatility of this technique.
I used this week's sketch at Clean & Simple #191 and also entered this week's challenge 'Beautiful Butterflies' at Tuesday Alchemy Challenge blog.
Supplies: Card size is 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" - All supplies CTMH except where noted Paper - Kraft, Colonial White, Black cardstock Stamps - Card Word Puzzle, Tage Lines (Flourishes) Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black, Black Copic Accessories - Licorice Pearl Opaques Other - Beautifu Wings Embosslit (SU)

5 comments:

  1. Very pretty card! I would be SO happy if you joined us at Tuesday Alchemy: http://tuesdayalchemy.blogspot.com - We have a wonderful prize for this week's challenge!
    Cheers,
    Victoria

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  2. This is GORGEOUS Connie! Isn't that technique simple and easy?!? Glad to see you join me over at Flourishes!

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  3. Connie, your creation is just stunning! That technique is fabulous & you are right: I will have to try it!

    I'm joyed that you shared this with us at Tuesday Alchemy!

    Happiness,
    Corrinne

    PS - WIN handmade jewelry at my blog! Ends tomorrow, so don't delay :)

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  4. Stunning!

    Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Alchemy
    Hugs
    Katya x

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  5. Very pretty clean & simple card! Beautiful technique you used!
    Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Alchemy

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Thanks so much for your kind comments, they always make my day.