Thursday, 18 August 2016

Uncovering Things

Hello.  Welcome.  Trying to tidy the craft room again.  You are probably getting tired of hearing about it.  I know I am getting tired of the 'trying' and really should get onto the 'tidy'!  But I always find things that distract me!!  I did find a few things that I had promised to people so Becca, the card is on it's way, and Claire, a little something winging it's way in your direction.  I also almost dug out a whole desk!  I feel a sense of accomplishment.  So, as a reward, I decided to play along with MFT's Camp Create Stunning Shadow Stamping.

OMG!!  I'm in love with this technique!!!  So cool.........


Here's my card.  Isn't that just the coolest background!!



I started with a bazzill dots jade card base.  I stamped the tartan stamp from Inspired by Stamping Background Basics IV set multiple times across the card using white dye ink.  Then I repeated the stamping using Pine Needles distress ink and slightly offsetting the stamping.  Love the dimension.  



Then it all went a bit twilight zone and I coloured my Prima doll with many shades of green and added a VLVS sentiment.  



Thanks for dropping by.  And really, if zombies chase us I am tripping you...... Hugz

Joining the fun at
MFT Stamps Camp Create 3 - Stunning Shadow Stamping
Simon Says Stamp Work it Wednesday - Peridot
Stamping Sensations Challenge - Anything Goes 
The Artistic Stamper Creative Team Challenge - Anything Goes 
Creative with Stamps Challenge 5 - Geometric
Inspired by Stamping Customer Gallery 



12 comments:

  1. A gorgeous creation Gail and lovely shades of green which really make the image pop, many thanks for sharing your lovely card with us at Stamping Sensations.

    B x

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  2. Lol! Fun sentiment!!!! That bg stamping technique is awesome:):) Gotta love those Nutting dolls, too!!!!

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  3. Oh my what an awesome background it looks 3D. I love this. I have done similar with a stencil and white ink and then off setting the stencil and going over it again with a lighter shade of the background or you can even use white again as it does give more of a shadow. I love your look and so glad you did this so I could see what a stamp could do. Thanks for sharing over at Creative with Stamps.
    Billie A
    Creative with Stamps
    Inspiration Destination
    Catch the bug
    Aud Sentiments

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  4. Great background technique and a lovely card

    Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations this month

    Joan

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  5. Lol, you had me all hypnotized by the radical background, then you mentioned zombies and I was like, "Whoa, it's a Prima zombie chick!" Ultra-cool!

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  6. stunning background ! thank you so much for sharing your lovely card with us at The Artistic Stamper
    WIshing you good luck to win beautiful stamps !

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  7. What a fun card! That background gives the card a whole new dimension!
    Thank you for joining us at Creative With Stamps!
    Lilian
    The Leaf Studio

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  8. Fabulous background and I love the snarky sentiment! Thanks for joining us at Creative With Stamps, Jo x

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  9. Sweety (dear Gail)
    STUNNING BG
    it is so dimensional Look
    I have to borrow your idea
    the lady is perfect with your background
    adorable made
    see you around on my blog my friend
    hugs
    Monika

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  10. Wow!!! This technique is amazing!! Wonderful card as well xxx

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  11. WOW!! I know I can't do this as wonderfully as you did!! Amazing! I truly thought the plaid was dimensional!

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