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Wow doesn't the week fly by so quickly. Here we are again and time for my post for Visible |Image. I just love creating backgrounds and getting all inky and today was no exception and I love how it came out with lots of layers.
I have used a couple of different Sets on this piece and lots of Distress inks.
- Firstly I took the Barbed wire stamp from the Immortal Love set and stamped it several times with Archival ink, I used Versafine but you could use any that you have. Give it a blast with the heat gun and set it well. I ran an anti static pad over it too to make sure.
- Next I used The Bronte border stamp with London Fog memento inks and stamped it all over the page too. Again dry well.
- I then took the crackled stamp from the Time set and stamped and embossed in clear on 2 diagonal corners.
- At this stage I chose my colours Tumbled glass,faded jeans and aged Mahogany Distress Inks and blended them all over the card.Dry with your heat gun in between every layer.
- I then added some ink splats in chipped sapphire Ink in the odd place and some bronte border in chipped sapphire too.
- Next I embossed some white ink splats randomly.Mat this piece onto some white card then black and another white and set aside.
- Stamp the sentiment , I used the gorgeous Create with your Soul and cut out with the spellbinders label of your choice or any die, I used labels 4 and inked through the die with a little faded jeans.
- I then cut out 6 very small leaf sprigs and attached 2 of them to a larger leaf in tonal colours and added a small red rose bud to each, I added these under the label and added more to the opposite diagonal corner and added a smaller tonal blue rose bud to each side.
Here is a close up of the sentiment.
Its quite difficult to make out the writing from the Bronte border as I did it in a medium colour but in real life you can see it easily and it is very pretty.
The finished card is 5 x 6 and 1/2 inches.
Here are the sets I used
Create with your Soul.