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Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Glittered Rose (posted by Claire)

Good morning, Claire here with a card made using the beautiful Mackintosh Windows stamp set. 


I've made a distress ink background and overstamped with one of the stamps from Mackintosh Windows and then matted on some black card. I stamped the focal image on acetate and embossed with black embossing powder. I coloured the image on the reverse with Graph'It markers and then added some double sided adhesive sheet. Next I peeled the backing off the adhesive sheet and applied Rock Candy gliltter. I layered the glittered image on a die cut square and added a strip of faux gems along the side of the image.

Thanks for visiting today
Claire xx

12 comments:

  1. Totally different this card and so beautiful to use the same stamp as a background!

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  2. so clever - what a wonderful idea xx

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  3. This is very effective Claire - I love the way those faux gems really draw the eye & how your die-cut frame melds with the Art Deco design. Using the same stamp for the tone-on-tone background works beautifully here as it's actually not evident at first glance that it is the same stamp yet the eye registers it subconsciously.
    Paula (PEP)

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  4. I'm always intrigued by backgrounds and this one is no exception. I love it. Your image is so nice too.

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  5. Lovely technique which shows off the stamped image to it's best..Helen

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  6. Gorgeous, gorgeous!!! Love this technique and love what you have created, thank you for sharing x

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  7. This is lovely. I like the DI background, and the inking is nicely varied so that it isn't just one flat colour. The focal image is layered on a pretty ornate S/B die cut mat which fits in perfectly, and the black stands out from the background. The idea of using acetate and colouring from behind like a stained glass window and the use of the fine glitter over the top makes for added interest. A really different card and beautiful too.

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  8. Wow, fabulous card and great colours, thanks for sharing!! Coco x

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  9. Wow Claire, w<hat a great card, I love the colours a lot!!

    Greetings`
    <Maria

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  10. This is fabulous, love the rose.
    Hugs
    Linda

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  11. That is gorgeous. I love the glittered image, the frame I perfect for it.

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  12. this is lovely, Claire - the background is fab & I adore that frame. Just GORGEOUS - am soooooooo loving these stamps & all the great samples you & the rest of the DT are sharing with us.
    all the best, Liz M x

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