Monday, January 9, 2012

Technique Tuesdays are back!

Technique Tuesdays are back! I took a break in December but am ready to do again. Check out my calendar blog for dates and techniques I have scheduled.

We will kick off 2012 with Chalk Backgrounds. It's a great way to add some color and depth without layers.
Stamp Set- Elements of Style, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink - Basic Gray, Basic Black
Pastel Chalks
Card Stock - Rose Red, Basic Black, Bashful Blue
Tools - Blender pen, Scalloped Oval, Medium Oval
Embellishment - Neutral brads

Here is a close up of the chalk background image.

A clean and simple card with some color and depth added by creating a chalk background.
Stamp set - Elizabeth, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink- Soft Suede
Tools - Pastel Chalks
Card Stock - Sahara Sand, Soft Suede and Pumpkin Pie
Embellishment - Daffodil Delight 3/8 inch taffeta ribbon

Another card with the chalk background - a variety of color in the tree.
Stamp Set - Lovely as a Tree, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink- So Saffron, Early Espresso
Card Stock - So Saffron, Early Espresso, retired DSP
Embellishment - 3/8 inch Very Vanilla taffeta dyed with So Saffron
Tools - Pastel Chalks, Word Window punch, Modern Label punch

A close up of the tree. See the color peeping through the image.

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