Sunday, 1 January 2017

New start to a stamping year with Challenges in Mind

I'm Making the most of my last few days on vacation after Christmas, I have today and tomorrow to get a little card making in especially as we have a blanket of snow from last night.  So I checked in on  Snippets playground which runs till the 7th of January


For my card today I took some coated card which I previously sprayed with starch and sprinkled it with Black Bister and covered in cling wrap to give liquid colours, this left over has been sitting in my stash for a month or two.  
This is one of my favorite techniques which I tried for the first time last summer during the Dare To Get Dirty Challenge on SplitCoast Stampers.  Robin AKA Stamperrobin at SCS provided us with a link to a tutorial at JOZART  There is some waiting time but well worth it, it's so pretty sort of a polished stone effect.

I used a Simon Says Stamp die and inlaid the spray starch pieces.  I then used a Tim Holtz stencil and rubbed some Viva Decor 3D stamp paint around the central die cut.  The 3D stamp paint is quite sparkly so adds a little shimmer to the card.  To finish it off I added some sequins.

I hope you like the card.




Card Recipe
Stamps: Rubbernecker sentiment
Paper: 110lb white, black, coated card
Ink: Bister, Ranger Archival
Accessories:Simon Says stamp Die, Sequins, MISTI, Viva Decor 3D stamp paint, Stencil (Tim Holtz)
Techniques: Spray Starch backgrounds, inlaid die

12 comments:

  1. So pretty. Love your abstract design and layout. I think I have a couple leftover pieces of this technique too.

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  2. Beautiful - looking forward to seeing it in real life.

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  3. Also meant to say thanks for joining us at CAS Mix Up.

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  4. Absolutely Stunning Artsy design Christine :-) I LOVE your pretty die cut Spray Starch background pieces and shiny stenciled background. TFS my friend and joining us at CAS Mix Up. Hugs, Nancy

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  5. Great card Christine - love the way you've created such a pretty background. And such patience doing those inlays as well!

    I'm sure this is your first visit to the Snippets Playground so a huge welcome! Remember, if you would like to be in the prize draw any week then I do ask for a comment to say so. This is 'cos in the past I've done the draw(s) only to find out that the winner wasn't actually playing for the prize so I had to do it all over again - more than once as well :)

    Come back and play soon - adding myself as a follower!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  6. Like it? I LOVE IT. What a great card and thanks for sharing how it was made.

    Happy New Year to you xxx

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  7. Wow, I love this card it's gorgeous. Thanks for sharing how you made it with us.

    Sue xx

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  8. This is such a cool design Christine. LOVE the inlaid bister/starch pieces, and the shimmer from the 3D paint through the stencil. xx

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  9. A beautiful card , great design.
    Jean x

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  10. Great techniques and a really effective card Christine. x

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  11. Happy New Year...lovely look you achieved...I need to try this!

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