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Sunday, 15 April 2018

A Rose Is A Rose

Good afternoon and welcome to my second post of the day - just like busses eh! There's a new challenge starting over on the Portal today, and it's one of my favourites 'cos it's what I do all the time, it's Stamped Backgrounds. Here's mine.


  I started by stamping the beautiful Roses stamp using my stamping platform as I wanted to stamp it in both colours. Then I painted it with Pebeo masking fluid so I could stamp the background over the top.

I love this Large Chickenwire Background, it's so crisp and clean and it fitted perfectly over the rose. Once the ink was dry I just rubbed the masking fluid away.

I coloured the flower with watercolour pencils and added some DecoArt Glamourdust paint for a bit of sparkle.

Then a Tim Holtz sticker just to finish it all off.
So put away your patterned paper, and join us for our stamped background challenge - you know you want to, and there's rubber up for grabs - that sounded better in my head!
Have a lovely afternoon, and thanks very much for looking xx

7 comments:

  1. Hi Sue, what a great idea to use masking fluid! It sure beats fussy cutting out a mask. The rose looks fab with the chicken wire x

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  2. What a great card, Sue. I love the technique with the masking fluid. Kisses, my friend.

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  3. Fantastic card! Have a great week, hugs, Valerie

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  4. Just had to stop by from Valerie-Jael's blog, to say I really like this card.

    All the best Jan

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  5. I absolutely love your card and the technique you used Sue! Very cool.
    Looking at this Chickenwire stamp on the website, wow, they have so many gorgeous background stamps!!!
    Have a lovely week (with sunshine I hope!), I'm going to leave for Paris (Version Scrap) yipeeeeeee :)
    Hugs, Coco xx

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  6. Wow Sue -- I love the Rose with your background and your coloring is so good!!
    sandy xx

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  7. The rose is beautiful Sue, stamping it in two colours really brought it to life. The chickenwire background looks amazing too! Hugs, Anne xx

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