Three square layoutPosted: July 18, 2013 Filed under: Background Stamps, CAS, Delicate Florals | Tags: Fabriano Watercolour Paper, Penny Black stamps, Tsukineko Memento inks 13 Comments
Quite some time ago I stamped the spray of round blooms from the Delicate Florals set on water colour paper. I stamped it three times in different colours and with different amounts of water added each time. The panel has been sitting around waiting for further inspiration. I sliced off the green section of the panel yesterday because I was inspired by this card of Sarah’s. I really like the squares lined up on the extreme right and the sideways sentiment. I didn’t cut my squares quite as small as Sarah because I wanted as much of the image as I could fit.
It’s been a while since I stamped the panel but I think it might have gone something like this:
1. paint a green wash on the watercolour paper
2. ink stamp in green and stamp onto the green wash while it is still damp
3. add letter background in grey
4. when dry stamp the branch in grey slightly offset from the green image.
Stamps: Delicate Florals, Letter Background, Thanks, thanks (PB)
Inks: Memento Bamboo leaves, Pear Tart, London Fog & Versafine Smoky Grey (Tsukineko)
Cardstock: Fabriano 100% cotton hot pressed watercolour paper
Very pretty…so happy that I have this stamp and can try something like this….TFS
A beauty –
Like the squared flower image. Stamping in green on green, then black is a nice technique. TFS 🙂 Like how you used Ali’s stamps, too.
Ooops! I thought it was Ali Edwards but I see I was wrong … Penny Black. Sorry! 😦
Once again, a beautiful card. I can’t wait to give it a try. Signed, A Heather Telford groupie.
so pretty – as are all your cards!
Another amazing card! Love your blog and your cards.
Simply gorgeous Heather. I love those stamped panels on watercolor paper. Thanks for detailing the stamping process. Imagine my delight when this post popped into my email this morning. I’m so flattered that you were inspired by my card! Made my day for sure:)
You explained this so even a novice stamper is willing to attempt it….thank you!!!!
I have that stamp set and love how you used it! Thank you for sharing the way you did it.
The layout is perfect for this image and sentiment, Heather — very pretty.
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