Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Plaid Stamping: Tidings of Joy

Hi Everyone!

I am here on my birthday morning to share a fun card with you for the holiday season. I first saw this plaid stamping technique on Jennifer McGuire's blog and I just LOVED it! I think it's such a fun and versatile way to make an awesome background. You can change how many "rows" of each color you do to whatever makes you happy.

For my card, I chose to do 3 rows of SSS Teal ink and then bordered each of those 3 rows with one row of Hero Arts Wet Cement Shadow Ink.

The center of the card can be a little trickier to do because you don't want to hide the background; but you also need to have something that will stand up the background as well. I made a different card using this technique; but ended up scrapping it because the sentiment used in the middle was just too small.

For this version, I chose the "Unto Us" set from Verve and stamped the outer image using the Wet Cement ink and then the sentiment itself in Teal. I layered it on a piece of Aqua Mist from PTI and then put some platinum liquid pearls around the border for some embellishment.

That is all for me today. I hope you are inspired to create something using this fun techique. Have a great day, everyone and I will see you again soon!

A few challenges:

1. Stamping Sensation: Simply Christmas

2. That Craft Place: Anything Goes

3.Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas: Christmas (Go Green)

4. Treasured Times: Anything Goes

5. We Do Doobadoo: Anything Goes


Cara said...

Very Cool! Makes me wanna dig out an old Stampin Up! set I have!

brenda said...

A really stylish and elegant looking card Dori.

Thanks for sharing with us at Stamping Sensations November challenge.

B x

Cindy Groh said...

I spotted your card on a challenge blog and knew right away that was the JM technique. You've done it well. Awesome card!!

Tracy said...

Thanks for joining Stamping Sensations challenge. Good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

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