2nd Paper Artsy challenge

I loved the simple clean look that Clare Lloyd achived on her project ' a little bird told me' which you can see here. I wanted to create something similar but didn't have any of the stamps so my creation is improvised with what I do have.

I chose to do another tag; I masked off the part I wanted to use. Although this effect looks very simple it took me three attempts to get it right. The first time I over stamped and got some lines in the area which I didn't like. The second attempt was good, however, I had so much ink on my fingers I made the tag dirty and blotchy. My third attempt had me cleaning my hands and being careful not to push too hard on my stamp.

The stamp I used was ink block, which was one I chose as a prize from Artistic Stamper. I first stamped in black, then red and then lilac.

Once this was dry I chose a flower stamp and repeated  the process and then added some butterflys.i

I appreciate how keeping it looking simple can actually be a lot harder than it looks. 

Thank you for looking and as always would love to read your comments.

Debs xx
Deborah Wainwright
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10 comments:

  1. So pretty and effective. Julie Ann xx

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  2. Lovely card. Thanks for joining the challenge. Clare @ PaperArtsy. X

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  3. Fab Tag, love the Marion Emberson flower (i have that set), lovely work:-) xxx

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  4. Brilliant tag and lovely effective.

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  5. oh i like this, the shadowed, layered stamping is cool.

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  6. Love how you stamped the three different colours. Must try that. Love your border. I'm with you on the CAS but not so S!!

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    1. Thank you for comment and taking time to look at my blog x

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  7. Oh I love your strip of colour, great idea to stamp in 3 diff colours, looks very effective indeed

    Sam xx

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