I don't think I actually have a style, just like trying loads of different things. It is ages since I have done some resist stamping, and that is part of the challenge over at
so i thought I would give it a go.
The list of ingredients are:
1: Cat or Dog
2: Black and Gold
3: 3 different brads
4: faux-batik Beatrice (great tutorial available on the ready steady stamp blog)
5: book or newspaper page.
The cat stamp is from "Anita".
I couldn't possibly rip a page from an old book, but I actually took a colour photocopy from a page of little woman which is a really old book that I inherited from my grandmother, I think it has worked ok. I have used a swirl stamp from "le blanche" to do the resist stamping, and I have touched it up with gilding flakes (which I have had in my craft cupboard for months and months and not used yet)
The edges have been inked with "distress ink-walnut" I have also sponged the cat image using the walnut ink so I am going to enter it into http://365cards.blogspot.com/ as the challenge there was sponging ( it was actually yesterdays challenge so I hope its ok to put it in a wee bit late!) I had intended to post this last night, but it was midnight by the time I had finished so the photo would have been really rubbish, and I really did have to go to bed!
and finally I used a paper flower from prima, some peel off leaves from Dawn Bibby and coloured it in with sakura gel pens, and the fancy brad is " Bo Bunny - Bella Journee"
Oh I love this one Juls - it is gorgeous! I'm like you and don't really have a style but love to try different things. The Ready Steady challenge looks like it will provide plenty of opportunity for experimenting. I didn't enter this week because I don't think I have a cat or dog to use. I can't wait to see what they come up with for their second challenge. I'll be back soon.ReplyDelete
This is gorgeous,love everything about it!!! I love your work,your design and elements are fabulous!!ReplyDelete
Great job on today's challenge - love your card!ReplyDelete
you don't have the style ???? your card is stunning !!! all is there: perfect!ReplyDelete
thanks for playing, hope you join again for the next challenge.
I've always thought about scanning pages from books, I have an old hymnal from Great-G'm, now I'm motivated to do it. Thanks for reminding me!ReplyDelete
Great creation! I love the printed page. I know how you feel about ripping pages from books.... but I must say, our local library gives away old books at least once a week. I have no problem ripping out those pages. Especially when it's a subject I don't like. :) I love the look of your card.ReplyDelete
This is brilliant Jules, everything about it appeals to me and follows a style I love to play with myself.ReplyDelete
gorgeous card!!! Love all the details!ReplyDelete
beutiful effects have worked so well in making a stunning card. janexReplyDelete
Fab card I love the colours you have used. I like not having a certain style I think it lets you try everythingReplyDelete
Wow what a bunch of wonderful techniques you used on this card!! Love all the details especially the printed page and your resist!!ReplyDelete
Beautiful work! I'm loving all of the details and the deep colors :)ReplyDelete
What a beautiful card Juls.ReplyDelete
This is a lovely card Juls, great colours, love the newspaper and all the detail!ReplyDelete
fantastic card !!ReplyDelete
Wow this is really different! I've never actually tried resist stamping yet, must give it a go. I'm really fed up about having to work all day every day this week! Will be through Perth on Saturday when I go to Crieff but probably too late to look for Stampaholics! I might get a look in October when my daughter has her second baby!! By the way your new stash looks fabby.ReplyDelete
Gorgeous card! Love it!ReplyDelete
Oh my, this is amazing card, really elegant! Love it!!ReplyDelete
Fabulous card so elegant and gracefulReplyDelete
Your card is beautiful and I like very much the flowery branch.ReplyDelete
Super card....beautiful....know what you mean about ripping pages out! I come out in a cold sweat just thinking about it! LOLReplyDelete
Great card! Don't know about the techniques you used, don't know them but hey.......it looks absolutely wonderful.ReplyDelete
This is gorgeous! Love the little kitty, great job with the challenge!ReplyDelete
Juls, this is so vintage beatiful! I think that Anita stamp has got to be a classic :) Love the way you photocopied the book, I would have done that too. And the sakura gel pens - great way to do that flower. Will have to come back and look in detail :) xox ~JeniReplyDelete
Juls, this is fabulous! I love working with text - and I do the same thing... copy. Can't bring myself to rip a real book. This is soooo elegant.ReplyDelete
Great card, I love the flowers xxReplyDelete