Penny Black Light Touch // Tonic Stamp Platform // Distress Markers // Chickenwire Stencil // Antique Linen Distress Ink // Versafine Clair Nocturne Ink
I used the Penny Black brushstroke stamp Light Touch to make my card. Love these brushstroke stamps, and can't believe a few years ago I was worried to use them because I didn't know how! All I had to do is color directly onto the stamp using distress markers and with the help of my stamp platform I can easily add more ink if needed. Sometimes I spritz with water and sometimes I don't. Here I only used a tiny bit of water. I'm sure other companies have these types of stamps, but my personal favorites are by Penny Black. Scrapbook.com has several of these and as I type this they are on sale. Unfortunately the stamp I used isn't available there anymore (it's from an older release) but they do have several recently released brushstroke stamps that I have on my wish list.
I used a chickenwire stencil and Antique Linen distress ink to add some interest to the background. The sentiment (an old one from Stampin Up, and I am sorry I don't remember which set it came with) was stamped with Versafine Clair Nocturne ink. Layered onto some pattern paper and then onto a white card base.
Sharing with these challenges:
Tuesday Throwdown - Stenciling // Aud Sentiments Challenge - Nature // Moo-Mania & More - Things with Wings // Paper Shelter Challenge Flower Power //
Catch The Bug // Crafter's Castle // Penny Black Saturday Challenge // Crafty Catz // Simon Says Wednesday // Crafty Friends Challenge
Thanks so much for visiting, and hope to see you joining us this month. As always we have some wonderful prizes to give away, this time by Penny Black, Swedish House Crafts and Sticks2.
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This looks so pretty in the soft muted watercolours Ellie and nice background stencilling as well, my honeycomb stencil is a real favourite as well.ReplyDelete
Gorgeous colours and fabulous card;_))mReplyDelete
Beautiful! (And how spooky that I am sat looking at that sentiment stamp as I read your post!)ReplyDelete
Have a great day!
beautiful image of cardReplyDelete
Fabulous sweet card, love the soft colours and the spritz-stamp technique!!ReplyDelete
This is GORGEOUS!!!!! LOVING those colors!!!!!!!!ReplyDelete
i love the colours on this beautiful card, ellie, and the softness of the colouring. it's only fair that i enable you to buy the mouse stamps since you enabled me to get the wonky stitches die. :)ReplyDelete
A really super card Ellie, great image and lovely colours, super subtle background too.ReplyDelete
So pretty Ellie, love this! xxxReplyDelete
Gorgeous. Thanks for the inspiratin of another way to use the brushstroke stamps.ReplyDelete
Such a pretty card. I love watercolored cards. I wish I was good at making them like you are.ReplyDelete
Lovely card and I agree to the perfect quote!ReplyDelete