Here is a card I made using a technique that I learnt in a cardmaking class I attended some time last year.
You stamp the image onto pearlescent card and using a paintbrush and water you swipe over the image, carefully and within the lines to shade it in. You then just dab your paintbrush onto the ink pad and paint parts of the image for contrasts of the same shade. I really enjoyed doing this and think it looks really effective.
My fella thought this was an Autumn card because of the colours, but it's actually a Christmas card lol.
ABC Christmas Challenge - Chocolate creams
Pennys Paper Crafty Challenge - Monochrome
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
Stampin' for the Weekend - Flower Power
C.R.A.F.T. Challenges - Christmas
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafty Girls Challenges - Anything Goes
Allsorts Challenge Blog - Colours beginning with a B (mine are Brown, Beige, Bronze)
Handmade base card
Free paper and Forever Friends Christmas paper
Personal impressions Bethlehem stamp
Dew Drops brilliance ink "Coffee Bean"
Hunkydory Diamond Sparkles glitter in Brilliant Bronze
Britannia dies set of 3 poinsettias
Spellbinders floral oval dies
Pearls from "e"
Thanks so much for looking and have a great day
What a fab technique Michelle and I love the finished result. Great flowers too and the colour combo is lovely. xxReplyDelete
my goodness! this is totally striking and awesome!ReplyDelete
thanks so much for playing along with us at CRAFT-Challenge!
Hugs and kisses from germany,
so stunning michelle.really fab image and i love your monochromatic design and flowers ;DReplyDelete
x coops xx
Beautiful card Michelle, love the image and design. Thank you so much for joining us at Allsorts this week xReplyDelete
Beautiful flowers on your fabulous card.ReplyDelete
Thank you for sharing at Allsorts Challenge;-))m
Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with your lovely card - hope to see you again soon. xReplyDelete
Lovely card, I love the lay out and the stamp. Thank you for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge. Luv, WilmaReplyDelete
That's a beautiful stamp and those poinsetta's finish it off perfectly. Thanks for joining us at Stampin For The Weekend and good luck! xxReplyDelete
A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges and good luck.ReplyDelete
A real chocolate dream, Thanks for Playing along with us this time at ABC Christmas Challenge, hugs Samantha :0)ReplyDelete
Beautiful card, Michelle! Love the sketch you've used, and the lovely, peaceful colors. Wonderful! hugs, deReplyDelete