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Saturday, February 09, 2008

Inspired by Bedding

So, today's Inspiration Challenge on Splitcoast was this gorgeous bedding. I chose to use these cool old world tile stamps by Rubbernecker Stamp Co. The subtle background was also created using Rubbernecker's Baroque Background in the Stamp Oasis Section. I inked the stamp with Castaway ink by Jacquard (also available from RN) and let the ink absorb into the CS before ironing on cotton setting. The background is subtle, but defined. I have found that using a very cheap cardstock works best. There is also a right and wrong side of the paper. If the image does not emerge when ironed, try the other side of the paper. The tiles were all stamped with Tim Holtz Fired Brick Distress ink, embossed with Detail Clear EP and sponged with TH Peeled Paint ink. The tiles are all on dimensional foam tape. The DP is Stella Ruby 6 x 6 paper pad. The edges of the card base and DP were scraped with a toothbrush inked with Versafine Sepia ink.


  1. Thanks for the tips on the castaway pad. I had never gotten mine to work so had given up. Looks like it's time to try again. I love your card ... absolutely beautiful.

  2. You nailed this challenge! Beautifully done!


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