Saturday 8 August 2015

Inks, Inks and more inks!

Had a great day at the Workshop today -

Here are a couple of my results:-
You need a stencil or an image with a positive and negative.
The aperture needs to big enough to take small stamped images or stencils after inking in a background.
When you are happy with the stamping, mask it off and use a darker colour make the frame effect. On this piece I used Designs by Ryn       Maidenhair Fern and a Hibiscus Leaf stamp!/Hibiscus-Leaf-Set/p/48409228/category=2523274
The foxglove is from a Hobby Art Set.
My secong piece again uses the Hibiscus leaf stamp from Designs by Ryn and a flower burst stamp from VLVS stamps. Highlights in white. Butterfly edge with a gold metallic and also a black pen.
for all the inspiration


  1. These are fabulous Barbara, my favourite is the first one, clever idea creating a little scene within the stencil xx really enjoy this technique xx Zoe xx

  2. These are stunning Barbara, I especially love the colours you've used in the first card.

    Sue xx

  3. Fabulous cards. I especially love the first one, the colours are striking against the black. xx

  4. I agree with all the comments here . . . especially Zoe's. Didn't we have a lovely day? I was so excited to be there.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

  5. Gorgeous Barbara..... I adore the first one too..... It is like looking into the open from a little Forest Glade.... It's magical Barbara !!! xxx


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