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Sunday, 14 February 2016

Love - Clarity February Challenge


Well Hello there on this rather chilly Valentines Day!

I have been playing around with my clarity stamps, pencils, acrylic paints, glossy accents some ribbon and a few heart shaped buttons!

The first thing I did was drawn a heart lightly in pencil on to a piece of card - then I created a post-it note mask for the posy stamp - from the bike and posy set  - next - using archival black ink - I started to stamp around my pencil line carefully masking one set before stamping the next until I had created a heart shaped wreath of flowers.

Next - using the wordpress letter set  I stamped out Happy Valentines Day. I coloured in the flowers with my colouring pencils and then carefully cut the shape out and mounted it on to some coloured card stock.

Next I dry rolled acrylic paint on to some white card stock - I used avocado and pink - using a red small brayer - the red roller gives a different effect than the softball brayer - you lightly walk the paint over the card. I then stamped the dragonfly stamp from the Lucky set (lucky in love) - and then brayered over the top with the metallic glaze from the paper artsy chalk paints set.

Matting and layering came next - on to black card with the corner chomped with a heart shaped top - some lemon ribbon tied with a bow, the heart is mounted on foam pads and finally some heart shaped buttons!

Hope you like it!

Kimmy xx

8 comments:

  1. Hi Kim love how you've created your background and the way you crated your heart with the flower stamps. Thanks for entering the Clarity challenge this month. Good luck! x

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  2. I love this Kim, especially the background. Thank you for sharing your technique, it looks brill. Good luck in the challenge. Xx
    Hugs
    Amanda xx

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  3. Lovely card design Kim. Your flower border must have taken some time with all that masking. Well worth the effort. Good luck in the challenge x

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  4. Lovely card good luck in the clarity challenge xx

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  5. Love how you used the flower stamp to create the border of the heart, very effective and pretty. Good luck.

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  6. All things bright and beautiful, Kim and lots of stamping and masking. Best wishes in the Challenge. ;~}

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  7. What a fabulous card design Kim. I love the floral addition to the heart. Thank you for sharing and best of luck in the Claritystamp challenge xxx

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  8. Wonderful Kim. Love your floral design in the heart. Good Luck in the challenge. xx

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