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Wednesday, 4 April 2012

The Brayering Blues

Evening Everyone,
I have been trying very hard to make sure that I finish off the bits and pieces that have been started in a class.
So far so good, so here is a card that uses up a stamped and brayered panel from my last class at Davina's on Saturday.
The stamp is by Stampendous, and the background has been created using several colours of Adirondack ink and a brayer. A small circular mask placed on the glossy card stock before the brayering is started gives the illusion of a sun or moon in the sky.
I have seen Barbara do this on the TV so many times that I thought that I might give it a go.
I also masked around the floral image before I brayered and then added a border with a fine black pen.
The background to the main card is once again made using the brayer and Adirondack dye based inks in 'Barbara style', only this time I have spritzed it with water and then covered it with cling film to give a wonderful frosted finish.
I have added a punched border, some ribbon, peel-off lines and a little bit of bling to the finished card.
I really am going through a blue phase aren't I.
I have noticed that most of my cards seem to be in the same colours just recently.
Still no Christmas cards yet this month, I shall have to get some made if I'm not going to fall behind again. Maybe at the weekend who knows.
Night night.
Hugs Kimx

8 comments:

  1. Lovely card as always,hope it has not been too hectic at the pumps...

    Happy Easter
    Love Cheryl xx

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  2. Just Beautiful! Fabulous colours! xx

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  3. That's gorgeous Kim, really beautiful.

    Jo x

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  4. Fabulous work Kim, I don't use the brayer but always admire people who do. Love the colours and design.
    Enjoy the rest of the week.
    hugs {brenda} xox

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  5. Just absolutely beautiful Kim!
    Take care
    Hugs
    Debs xx

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  6. Really lovely card Kim, as always :)

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  7. Absolutely gorgeous! I wish I could brayer, but despite what Barb Grey says not all of us have the knack! The lovely delicate image is fabulous on the brayered background.

    Happy Easter!

    Lin xx

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