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STAMPlorations Inspiration Project #21

Hi Everyone, its INSPIRATION day again at STAMPlorations

The DT girls made some beautiful cards to entice you playing with your stamps or stencils - STAMPlorations or otherwise.

Today I have been playing with the Marigold from the new stamp club set The Birds and The Blooms.

 thebirdsandtheblooms-web-preview     FondExpression-preview

I first stamped the Marigold 3 times on Kraft, then masked it with rubber cement. After that dried I gessoed it over, let it dry again and then rubbed of the cement. I still am learning how to do this correctly, since it did not cover everything consistently and little specks of Gesso remained on the paper....That did not make me happy, so I made myself a post -it mask and repeatedly stamped onto the Gesso. Still not happy.... stamped the flower onto white card stock and fuzzy cut it and mounted it with foam tape. Now I liked it..... Added the sentiment from the set Fond Expressions

Linking up with:
Snippets Playground - use a snippet
Simon Says Monday challenge - for the love of plants

Simon Monday Challenge Blog

So, if you are up for it - CASE my card or any other card and link it up HERE over at STAMPlorations. The InLinkz gallery  will be open until the 5th of July - gives you plenty of time! One winner will be randomly drawn from all entries to win a $15 gift certificate or their choice of any 2 ARTplorations stencils.


Vicki Dutcher said…
Beautiful sympathy card
Desire Fourie said…
Cornelia this is just gorgeous. Loving the kraft with the black and white.
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conil said…
I don't know if you did this "right" or not. Don't care, because I love it. White & Black on kraft with that lovely marigold makes me very happy...and, you know, it's all about me. Anyhoo, fabulous card...going to try this one, too.
papierelle said…
Bow, was ist die wieder genial, ich glaube ich muss jetzt auch mal mein Craftkarton hervor kramen.
LG Gundi
maria f. said…
Wonderful idea for a sympathy card. I actually brought some masking fluid back with me this spring, but haven't been brave enough to try it. Kudos!
Michelle said…
Beautiful! I love the positive/negative images. So clever! And lovely!
cm said…
Gorgeous sympathy card, Cornelia. The white/kraft combination is stunning...
Becca Cruger said…
This is so creative! I love the gesso technique and I'm definitely going to have to give this a go!
Di said…
Oh what fun Cornelia - perfection!


Di xx
Anita in France said…
So striking and lovely, Cornelia ... a beautiful card! Anita :)
Deepti said…
Wow! I am speechless :)
Kim M said…
This is really cool, Cornelia! Love how it turned out. I wonder if masking fluid would be easier to use rather than rubber cement? It's been a long time since I've used masking fluid. Anyway, fantastic card! :-)
Monika Reeck said…
yeah I am number 13 comentator
Cornelia stunniiingggg
I love how you did here
woooww hoe can you made that flower like this
I never try like you did woooohooooo
clever technique again
love the result Cornelia
hugs, Monika
Meihsia Liu said…
Love you gorgeous card! The image is so beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)

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