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Sunday, 10 July 2016

tangled birch

 This beautiful new stamp is very addictive - so much so that I haven't got as far as playing with the equally lovely ladies yet!
Both these cards are on 7" square white card blanks.
For the first one I sed masking fluid to cover the trees before brushing with a mix of distress inks in blues and purples, with some wild honey for the moon.
Once it was all dry, I rubbed the masking fluid off, tore round the edges and added a black mat. I sued the same stamp to add the bbackground, using broken china ink to stamp with and to sponge the edges.






For the second card I masked the trees again before adding a sunset sky with distress inks, then coloured the trees with brown watercolour pencil.
Background card was created using spray starch and mica powders

Thanks for looking, and do keep checking to see what everyone else has done with this stamp (and the ladies!)

Veronica

8 comments:

  1. These trees are very versatile and we have seen them used in lots of ways and here you have introduced lots of drama and atmosphere Veronica, and I love the torn edges on the first and the added mica on the second. Two great cards. x

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  2. Both beautiful card I love the tree stamps and both brilliant backgrounds-spray starch with mica pwds never heard of that one
    Carol x

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    1. spray starch over card, dust card with mica powders, spray again with starch and leave to dry. Fab results on black card with pale/metallic powders!

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  3. Absolutely gorgeous Veronica, I love both of these cards,your colours are wonderful too fabulous inspiration, Kate x

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  4. beautiful work Veronica - both ways are equally fabulous xx

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  5. They are both lovely, tfs :)

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  6. Awesome card Veronica, beautiful background for that stamp

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