Today's offering is worked in all the neutral and brown distress inks to give a monochromatic effect.
I started with a piece of white card and using the Clarity stencil brushes i brushed it over with antique linen and old paper to tint it lightly.
I stamped randomly with same inks various stamps from the Clarity journaling stamp set.
Then I added brushed corduroy along all edges again with the brushes and then some vintage photo. I added some more stamps from the set in these colours keeping the centre clear. Finally I added some walnut stain with cut and dry foam.
Now it was time to experiment with grunge paste. I got out the brick wall stencil and using an old credit card i spread some paste over 2 opposite corners. Then I had to wait for it to dry and in meantime washed stencil as I needed it again.
Once dry I repositioned stencil and tinted paste with the same distress inks and cut and dry. Finally I stamped the freesias and the Mother sentiment in potting soil archival ink. I then bleached colour from flowers by a damp brush and finished it off by adding some clear wink of stella.
I matted it on dark brown and used ivory card as base card. And this will be my mum's mother's day card. Will be as in Malta it is the second Sunday in May.
So I hope you like what I make and please don't tell my mum......ssssshhh, Theresa xx
I would like to enter this card in the current Clarity challenge - monochrome