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Thursday, 31 March 2016

Make your own background

Good Morning,
It’s Thursday and time for a new challenge over at CRAFT Challenge.
Our theme for this week is ‘Make Your Own Background’
Our sponsor this week is Pink Gem Designs and I have used this beautiful vintage stamp called ‘Rose’



I made my background by decopaging some torn dictionary paper which I distressed with my vintage photo ink onto a piece of card.
I then used gesso to soften the edges.
Next I used bundled sage distress ink and a script stamp to stamp over the plain areas of card.
I then used a mica mask and home made texture paste to create the textured brick effect. Once it was dry I gave the paste a coat of Gesso and then painted the bricks lightly with bundled sage ink.
The flowers were made using a Maryanne die and another inked page from the dictionary.
The lace is from my stash and the swirls were Maryanne dies.
‘Rose’ is coloured with Promarkers.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges…..

Crafting By Designs - W,F, 3E  April Anything Goes
Crafting for all Seasons - 2W, 3E - #123 Use DIe-Cuts/Punches (Week 1 of 2
Crafty Gals Corner -  W, E2 - #65 Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination - W, F- #79 Always Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room Door W, 2E - Always Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations - 2W, E3 - (Week 1) Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - W, E3, F - Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
Dream Valley Challenges - 2W, 3E, C10 - (Week 1) Girlie

Love to Scrap - 2W, 3E, F, digi or real stamping - (Week 2) Anything Goes

10 comments:

  1. Morning WOW this is fabulous love the image and the mixed media flavor to this.

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  2. She's beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner! Jeanie, DT

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  3. Such a clever way to make a background.You've added so many pretty details and your colouring is lovely.Beautiful work.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week.
    Lisa x

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  4. Stunning make , Thank you for joining us at TTCRD challenge Lisa DT

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  5. very nice!! Thanks for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons. Good luck.
    Bye,
    Groetjes van Ine (DT)
    http://creaine-challenges.blogspot.nl/

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  6. I saw this beautiful card on the challenge blog and loved it then-love the vintage image and fabulous texture and layers--Thank you for joining us at Crafting From The Heart
    Carol DT x

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  7. Beautiful creation!!
    Thank you for joining us at Craft your Passion!
    Dt Veronica

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  8. What a pretty card, great background you have made love the lace.

    Thanks for joining us at ID
    Ct tracey

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  9. So elegant love all the embellies.Thank you for joining us at Crafting For All Seasons. Helen DT

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  10. Lovely card. Beautiful image!
    Thank you for playing along with us at Crafty Gals Corner.
    Hugs ~ Lena, DT
    Lena’s Creations

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