Thursday, 27 March 2014

So much fun trying new techniques

For someone who doesn't really stamp I sure own a whole lot of ink pads. I wanted to give stencilling a go but I wanted to work with it in a way that I wasn't stencilling a definite image, I wanted to create a random design. I have quite a few stencils but I found the stencil with the different sized circles worked best for what I wanted to do. 

I stamped circles in different sizes with a variety of different stamp pads on a A5 textured sheet of paper using small stamping sponges. After letting the ink dry on the paper I printed the Happy Birthday sentiment on my PC. I outlined the circles that I wanted to make into balloons with my artliner, drew on the balloon strings and the knots on each balloon. I don't often try new techniques but I am so glad I had a go at the stencilling technique that I will definitely be using again. 

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Karen said...

great what you did...

Sue Nicholson said...

Smashing card and lovely technique cheers Sue N x

Dr Sonia S V said...

What a fun cheerful card you have created !
Dr Sonia

Rhonda Miller said...

These look great and I love that you turned some of the circles into balloons.

Tenia Nelson said...

So so COOL!!!

Anne said...

Super cards!
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Chrissie said...

I'm sorry I was MIA as far as commenting was concerned during my recent holiday in Australia, but hopefully I'll now be back up to speed once more!
This is a great technique...super cards!
Thanks so much
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Skye said...

Terrific cards. Love the technique and colours.
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Judith Taylor - Wright said...

Fabulous make hun love it and ty for joining us at Fantastic Tuesday - very good luck Judith DT xxx

Sue Bridesmith said...

What a Fab design, love the image, thank you for sharing with us over at Fan-Tastic Tuesday, we would love to see you back again next week for another fun challenge......Good Luck
Suzy B Owner Fan-Tastic Tuesday

Carole Robb Bisson said...

New technique's are fun and usually we really like them ( or not). A very pretty pair of cards. Thank you for joining us this week at Word Art Wednesday. Blessings, Carole

Amanda said...

This turned out awesome! A fabulous use of ink! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Use Your Stuff!

Desire Fourie said...

Absolutely gorgeous Susan. Just love the random colourful circles.
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Solange J. said...

Thanks for sharing your technique with us, the result is amazing ! Love your cards ! Thanks for playing along with us at Use Your Stuff.

Tonnie Deijkers said...

Amazing how you've done this thanks for joining us at sisteract this week and good luck
Tonnie DT