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Monday, August 18, 2008


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Here's my card for the day, be sure to check back tomorrow for Rubbernecker Blog Candy!

inspire-imagine_SaKCreated using an acrylic resist technique with acrylic paint and a pearlized distress mist. I started by stamping the diamond pattern with white acrylic paint on vanilla cardstock and letting it dry for a few minutes. The pearlized distress mist is made by adding a whole dropper of distress Fired Brick reinker in a mini mister. Then, add some perfect pearls red using the straw end of the sprayer. Fill the mister with water and shake well. I made another mist for the right hand margin of the card using Tea Dye distress and bronze perfect pearls. After the layer was dry, baroque background was stamped in Tea Dye over the right hand side. The die cuts are Spellbinders shapeabilities from the Symbology die and the hinges are from the Hardware Hinges set. They were sponged with Encore Gold ink before popping them out of the dies. The sentiment was stamped using a stamp positioner because it was a long stamp and wouldn't fit. The hardware is Tim Holtz Idea-ology line.

Product and stamps available from Rubbernecker Stamp Co. except the ribbon which is May Arts.

Stamps: Solid Diamond, Baroque Background, Thoreau quote

Inks: Distress Tea Dye, Black Soot Encore Gold

Paper: Black, Vanilla

Misc: White Acrylic paint, Spellbinders, TH Hardware, May Arts Ribbon, Mini Misters, Distress Reinkers, Perfect Pearls, Stamp a ma Jig

1 comment:

  1. I love this!!
    The hardware is so fun--both the real metal and faux metal pieces.

    I really like the technique and color fade!!--SO COOL!!

    (P.S. Gracie likes it, too!)


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