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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Baby wipes .


Good evening every one. Hope that it has been a great day for you . We enjoyed some sunshine in Adelaide today . Short lived though it may be as rough weather  for next few days is the forecast.
Today though it was just great to see the sun .
For todays card I tried a new technique . With White Gloss card ,baby wipes and 3 reinkers .
Proper things first . Acknowledgement to http://stamptv.ning.com/video/baby-wipes-background and to Jane who sent me the link .
I have stamped onto gloss  card before using crayon  resist technique but generally don't use it a lot .
I will however be trying this again in different colours and I am here to tell you that it is dead easy .

I'll try to be brief as I show you how I achieved my creation . And after you can check out the tutorial on the link I showed you earlier . Firstly I folded a baby wipe
 
Now on the fold of the small pad created I used 3 ink refills , namely Mellow Moss, Sage Shadow and Certainly Celery, to place ink  dots along the edge. I got 6 dots .

Swipe the pad over card one way the turn card around , reink and swipe again .
And the result is a fantastic background . My pictures don't do it justice though . In this instance I have used Handsome Hunter inked images from Gumnut Brush , Helen Williams and Father from Lucy's Stamps.
Hope you found this interesting . Maybe you would  prefer to use small piece of cardstock to practice first .
Just a tip . Ink takes a while to dry on gloss card so make sure background is dry before stamping images .

Catch you again soon , cheers Shirley-Anne.

9 comments:

Rose Petal said...

Hi Shirley-Anne. Thank you for sharing this with us. This is a great look and I love the final outcome with the stamped image. Just beautiful. Happy crafting.
With love, Sandra xx

Monica said...

Thanks for sharing the tutorial... I love the colour combo. The picture is great.

I have seen this tutorial somewhere but cannot remember - now that you have been so kind to show how to do it, I will give it a go.

Super card - so posh! And the checkered effect is just right for a man.

Love,

Monica

chris said...

Hello shirley-anne I LOVE THIS, would like to have a go at this , thanks for showing us. hugs chris xx

Lisa Jane said...

Hi Shirley - what a fabulous technique . I loev that background
Lisa ;)

Mina said...

wow this is a stunner Shirley, its a great technique and you have used it just perfectly...brill idea about the ironing under the mattress... problem is I dont really travel light and my nose would be on the ceiling lol
Mina xxx

Michelle said...

What a fabulous technique, I love the end result.

Annmaree said...

OH YES, Stamp TV Rocks!!!

This is great, it looks like fabric!!!

Love that wattle flower stamp!

Merry said...

Great card...thanks so much for sharing the technique.

terriscrafts said...

Looks great Shirley, will have to give it a go, always looking for new ways to create backgrounds, TFS