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Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Clarity & Cardio - Take 2

Here's the second of my Clarity stencil/Cardio stamps cards.

This one was done using  the Clarity Abstract Squares 2 stencil, along with a selection of Adirondack brown inkpads, and brushes to apply.

These are the inkpads I used, along with the brushes. The smaller brush was used with the Espresso ink to add some shading, which was further enhanced by going around the stencil with a latex make up sponge at the end.

Change of subject as well for this card- it's all about the birds. I'll list the stamp sets used at the end again.

I'd used Smokey Gray to stamp the tree & birdhouse, then switched to Onyx Black for most of the other images, apart from the Squirrel. He's done in Vintage Sepia. All Versafine inkpads.

Some foliage was added in Olympia Green,and a wire drawn in fine pen to hang the feeder from the branch. Then it was trimmed and matted onto brown, then black cardstock. All mounted onto a 7"x7" card base, with some eyelash wool wrapped around the spine.
Final touch was to stamp Happy Birthday, done in Vintage Sepia, and using one of the new Visible Image ' Go To Words set 1'.
 I think the colours lend itself nicely to a masculine card, and perfect for any bird watchers you may know!

Card Recipe:
Cardio/Majestix stamp sets:
Tall Trees ( tree trunk & small branches)
Forest Friends ( owl,bunny, squirrel, some small birds)
Birdsong 1 (birdhouse, bird on birdhouse, bird on feeder & tree)
Summer Wreath (Foliage)
Winter Walks (Flying Birds)

 Visible Image Go To Words Set 1

Clarity Abstract Squares Stencil

 Adirondack in Lake Mist, Latte, Hazelnut,Mushroom & Espresso.
 Versafine in Onyx Black, Vintage Sepia, Smokey Gray & Olympia Green.


Magic Maggie said...'ve really set me off with these stencil'scapes'.
I was at the crafting live in Doncaster last weekend, and got a couple of Hobbyart stamp sets - which I think will work well with this idea, so.... thanks for the inspiration!
Maggie (Yorkite)

Cara said...

Beautiful card, looks like you had fun making it too. Cara x

Debbie Rock said...

Loved the scarecrow one and equally this one too ... what great cards they make! xXx


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