|Crafty Individuals Stamps with Leaves Mask onto Glossy card|
|Crafty Individuals Stamp (3 birds # 7463) & Leaves Mask onto matt card|
Start by taking a blank piece of cardstock. Work onto a messy mat or non-stick heat mat (a surface you can wipe clean). Pick up your distress stain colour of choice and either wipe across the cardstock or dot and dab for more intense colours.
|Inkadinkado Stamps Dogs Life Inchies (#4364) on glossy card|
|Crafty Individuals Stamps - butterflies & cottages and circles mask onto matt card|
At this stage - have confidence and don't panic. You may think it looks like a mess!! Leave it to dry - you want it to be completely dry before you start stamping. Select your stamps and arrange at different angles using Archival Black ink. Add little accents with small stamps, border stamps or lines of words to break up the images.
Finally take your white and black pens and start to add some highlights. You'll see I've added various white highlights - really handy to lift the design if your background is a little dark and you are losing the definition of the image you have stamped. If you have a big empty gap in between stamps, then squiggles just done by hand in black or white - or a few parallel lines also works well. It's one of those techniques designed to just play and experiment and see what appears!
|Crafty Individuals Elegant Lady (#3813) with Andy Skinner Word Up (#7880) onto glossy card|
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