Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Day 12 of 16

Yesterday was spent at home watching the rain clean the windows.  It didn't rain all day but by the time it improved I was very comfortable here at home.  Not sure where I'm going today, I do have another clutter bag to drop off and hopefully some wildlife to watch.

Another page for my 'Journal' collection this time using a new to me technique Painters Tape.   I found out about this from here.   Not having the materials used I took regular UK masking tape with distress inks, once the colour was transferred to the card I spritz it with water and left it to dry naturally.


When dry the card was stamped with a mix of Hobby Art & SU stamps using Memento inks the images have all been coloured with ProMarkers.   Along the top a freebie embossing folder was pressed  with a wooden kitchen tool.    Sakura glitter pen marked out the bottom of the embossed design, helping to show it while keeping it in the background.

Sharing this with
Artistic Inspirations - Anything Goes One Layer Card
Simon Says Mondays - I ought to use this more, the technique itself now I know about it ……!
Allsorts - How does your Garden Grow?

OK the sun has now gone in, still going to find somewhere interesting to visit today.


11 comments:

  1. Hi Zoe, Wonderful page, love the background with those vibrant poppies
    Have a great day
    Avril x

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  2. Love your beautiful card Zoe especially those fab poppies. Hugs Annette x

    http://nettysartadventures.blogspot.co.uk/

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  3. Hi Zoe, greetings from Rovaniemi, the port to the Arctic Pole!
    Lovely and beautiful card.
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts;-))m

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  4. Beautiful journal page I love the gorgeous image and off to check out the technique-thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations
    Carol DT x

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  5. Gorgeous card Zoe, love the poppies and the super background.
    Yvonne

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  6. What a fantastic technique! I love how the background layers turned out-- they are so subtle, yet so powerful in creating the overall scene. I also really like the bright colors you used to color in the flowers. They are so striking against the background. I thought that the embossing you did was the perfect finishing touch! Great attention to detail and a stunning finished product. Thank you so much for sharing your talents with us here at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!

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  7. Stunning Zoe and thank you so much for the link.

    Enjoy today

    Love Chrissie x

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  8. This really is very pretty Zoe, as you know I am a real Poppy fan and love everything about your journal page.

    Thanks so much for joining us at Allsorts this week.

    B x

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  9. Love the backround and bright flowers. Thank you for joining Artistic Inspirations, good luck.

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  10. Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Allsorts challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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  11. Gorgeous work!!! Thanks so much for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!!! - Ashli :)

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