Thursday, 21 January 2016

Purple Gerbera ...

I've had another attempt at the stamp "kissing" technique where you ink up a solid stamp and a detailed stamp and then "kiss" the solid stamp onto the detailed stamp to add pattern!! Not a brilliant description but it does create an interesting effect.  Tonight I turned to my favourite Gerbera stamp to see what sort of effect this technique would create - this is how it turned out:



The technique creates a mottled effect.
It is an interesting effect but the swirl detail of the background stamp is not clear - I even stamped it twice to see if I could get a better impression.

I used:
Uniko Pure Florals Gerbera Stamp set and matching dies
Stampin Up Off the Grid
Hobbycraft A6 Swirl Background stamp
STAMPlorations Bloom Sketches for the sentiment
Distress Ink - Picked Raspberry
Memento Ink - Grape Jelly
Personal Impressions Silver Dollar Embossing Powder

I'm entering the following challenges:

"Less is More" Week 259 - Kissing Technique

STAMPlorations January CAS Challenge


Uniko Studio Challenge 28 Anything Goes with an option of love

Enjoy!

10 comments:

  1. Gorgeous Elaine, I love your background here...This has inspired an idea for one of my DT cards, is it o.k for me to CASE this card, I will of course give you credit?

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    1. Go for it Sandie! I'm flattered!
      Elaine

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  2. Ooh interesting kissing (no pun intended!). Great card x Lindsey Uniko DT

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  3. What a stunning amount of interest you've added to this flower with the kissing technique Elaine, this is a fabulous card!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    Less is More

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  4. I love this flower Elaine and great 'kissing' effects too ;) Viv xx

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  5. Beautifully done Elaine and with one of my favourite flower stamps too. Lots of detail and gorgeous CAS card.
    Thanks for playing along and sharing at Less is More & Uniko this week.
    Sarah x

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  6. Ooh, I love the effect here, great colours too. I love the detail with the grid background and the thread too.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

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  7. Loving the Gerbera in purple and the added texture detail using the technique is stunning. Thanks so much for sharing and joining in on the Uniko Challenge. Hugs Bev x

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  8. beautiful! LOVE how bold that flower color is! Thanks for joining us at STAMPlorations CAS Challenge!
    Lisa

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  9. I think this is beautiful. I do like the effect on the flower - gives lots of shades of colour. Thanks so much for playing along with Uniko this month! Deborah, DT.

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