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Thursday, 2 November 2017

hark the herald angels sing

Hello there. I have found some time for a quick post. Once again this was inspired by the LIM challenge. The technique I learnt at Pauline Butcher's workshop this weekend.


For this to work it is important to have a stamping platform and that the card is butted up tightly to the edge so that when the script is overstamped it remains crisp.
I used salty ocean, mustard seed and picked raspberry distress ink, stamped and spritzed. Once dry I overstamped with same colours.


I dried it well and used an antistatic bag over it. I stamped angel in black archival and clear embossed. I coloured in trumpet with gold sparkle pen and used the clear one on the wings. So easy but very effective.
So once again I hope I left enough white space, hugs, Theresa xx.


I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:

Simply less is more - stamp layering


10 comments:

  1. Fantastic use of stamp layering Theresa and I just love those vibrant and non-traditional colours for a Christmas card. Beautiful crisp stamping and a wonderful CAS design too. Thanks so much for joining us at Less is More

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  2. This is a beautiful and vibrant CAS card Theresa and a great take on the challenge. x

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  3. Wow, I love this! What a stunning design and creative use of inks and stamps. I think I must give this technique a go! Thanks for the inspiration and thanks for joining us at Less Is More!

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    1. thank you so much. glad to have inspired you xx

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  4. Fabulous effect and I love the image with the carol words behind.
    Thanks so much for playing along at Less is More and Happy Little Stampers CAS challenge, Anita x

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  5. Beautiful card, I love the rainbow coloured background. Thank you for sharing your card at Happy Little Stampers Watercolour Challenge.

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  6. Great cart CAS! You used beautiful techniques and did it perfectly.
    Thank you for sharing this wonderful card with us on Happy Little Stampers CAS.
    hugs,
    Bożena DT HLS CAS

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