Sunday, February 6, 2011

Collage Card

I learned this technique just a few weeks ago and decided to try it with the February Stamp of the Month. Its called Puddle Pad and its amazing what your design looks like from the mess your pad looks like! Then, the circle is just white acrylics paint mixed with our reinkers. Just painted flat strokes making squares of color some going vertical and some horizontal. You can add some of the colors to the others to give it some interesting contrast. Then I stamped the grid on with vineyard berry and the Noted Background stamp. The paint keeps the ink from being as dark but, I think it looks great with this. I stamped another background design from the above mentioned stamp set with the Desert Sand on Colonial White then tore a piece out, distressed the edges with the Desert Sand. The tiny heart was tapped into the puddle pad "mess" then stamped with the Black and a background stamp. Added 3 tiny pink sparkles. Double click on the card for a closer look. Now, hop on down and visit the others!

Wings Level 2 B&T Paper
Vineyard Berry Reinker
Juniper Reinker
Sweet Leaf Reinker
D1412 Noted Backgrounds Stamp Set
D1453 Friendship Stamp Set (February Stamp of the Month)
D 1254 Soul Mates Stamp Set
D1464 Card Chatter- Love Stamp Set
buttons are from our new assortments


Trisha Morton said...

This is fabulous! I have heard of this technique but never seen it before today. Thanks so much for sharing, I'm going to have to try it out.

Jennifer Perkins said...

Oh, I love this card!!! Do you have a tutorial for your puddle pad technique? (I'll be reading on down your blog, but just in case...)


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