Thursday, April 7, 2011

SL3 Grungy Monday #2

Well, I think I've mastered the challenge - well we'll see LOL. The Grungy Monday challenge this week over at Studio L3 was Distress Ink with Studio Multi Medium based on Tim Holtz's video showing the technique.

I created a card with a background stamp of script and butterflies. I then stamped two butterflies and a dragonfly similar to the background stamp using Matt Medium. I stamped them at least half way off the original stamp so that it looks like the butterflies and dragonfly are flying off the page - well, that was the effect I was going for anyway LOL.


The materials I used were:




  • Green, gold and white cardstock for the card and mats

  • Chipboard for the Tim Holtz Tag & Labels Alterations die for the sentiment

  • Hero Arts Clings "Antique Background" for the background of the card

  • Derivan Matisse Matt Medium for stamping the butterflies and dragonfly

  • Two of the butterflies from the "Butterflies" clear stamps by Stampendous

  • Dragonfly stamp from the "Organic Grace" wood mounted set by Stampin' Up!

  • Distress inks used on the background were Bundled Sage and Stormy Sky

  • Glimmer Mists used on the sentiment were Patina and English Ivy

  • Rhinestones by Basics

  • Walnut Stain distress ink used to distress edges of card mat and labels die, and used the Tim Holts Distressing Tool to rough up the edges of the card mat

  • Ribbon from my stash

  • Adhesives were ATG tape, Scotch Quick Dry adhesive, Glossy Accents for ribbon and pop dots


13 comments:

  1. Hello! Your technique on this piece is wonderful! I love your butterfly stamps and the text!! Lovely!
    <3 Candy

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  2. I like how you stamped the images of the butterflies and the dragonflies off of the resist image. Makes them look liek they're comming off the papaer. Well Done!!

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  3. wow, so pretty again!! wonderful colours!!!!

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  4. Absolutely gorgeous!! Your colors are beautiful and all the little details are perfect! :)

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  5. stunning card Jenny, love the subtle colours
    hugs

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  6. Love your card Jenny, the colours and design elements work absolutely brilliantly together.
    Sue :)

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  7. Gorgeous piece. Love your choice of colours.


    Marilyn

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  8. I really like this. The colours and flutterbies and dragonflies are lovely.

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  9. I just love your creation! Beautiful Grungy Monday Easter card! Love your soft colors and the overlays of images! Enjoy your weekend!

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  10. I think you captured assignment "grunge" beautifully. I really love your color choices & design.

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  11. You've definitely mastered the challenge, Jenny! This is gorgeous. The resist is just perfect, and the over-stamping and sweet imagery couldn't be better. LOVE those springtime colors, too. Beautiful job on GM02, my dear!

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  12. Absolutely gorgeous Jenny... beautiful colors and I just love that flying off the page look... great way to see everything you used by photographing them too... very clever...

    Have a happy week...
    Hugs
    Jenny x

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