Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Stampfest with Lynette

Lynette and I had a great time stamping and visiting on Monday.
We tried a distress oxide background technique

Since I didn't have the oxide in peeled paint, we just used the regular distress for that color
along with the faded jeans oxide and cracked pistachio oxide.

After we dried the background with a heat tool
we spritzed a stencil with water
and placed it on the background to "lift off" color.
Our result was not as dramatic as Richele's. 
Perhaps we did not leave the wet stencil down long enough?

Jennifer McGuire has a tutorial for stamping with water for unique backgrounds.
Would like to give that a try.
We sponged ink with stencils and stamped with a manuscript stamp on the background.

Cut Wildflowers #2 Thinlits from black cardstock and attached with glue.
Punched butterflies from Lynette's 2 butterfly punches and attached.

I used a piece of muslin fabric to stamp my sentiment and mini stapled it to the black cardstock.
Lynette used cardstock.
Then the layers were attached with dimensional foam.
I copied Richele's idea and used twine.

I would like to try this technique again adding an orange as shown on Richele's California Art Girl.

Addtional inks used:
distress vintage photo, hickory smoke, frayed burlap
Versafine black onyx

Stamps used:
Tim Holtz cling, saying stuff
Hero Arts H2141 manuscript background


Diane Bouse said...

Fun Time. I am always so jealous when you guys get together. Love these cards. Backgrounds are spectacular.

Shelly Schmidt said...