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Thursday, June 13, 2013

adventure with a new technique

I've been meaning to try the chalkboard technique for a few months now.  It's the feature at Technique Time Tuesday this month and the my newest stamp set looks like it could have been done with chalk, so they came together for this:
 stamp sets - Wetlands, Sincere Salutations (retired); ink - White craft, uni-ball Signo® Gel pen; white Stampin' emboss powder; card stock - Basic Black, Real Red, Sahara Sand; Big Shot with Houndstooth embossing folder; 7/16" Natural Trim, white Baker's twine, miscellaneous red button (retired); Stampin' sponge, mini glue dots
I love the Wetlands stamp set for men, especially fathers - the theme at Pile It On this week - and it includes a Thinking of You sentiment somewhat smaller than the one I used here.  I pulled it out of my oldest stamp set, Sincere Salutations, for Shopping Our Stash, because I purchased it at the first Stampin' Up!® workshop I ever attended (possibly in 2005?!) and because I wanted something a little larger here.
This card will be one of the choices on the Card Buffet at my new catalog open house Saturday - hope you can stop by!

10 comments:

Mynnette said...

Kathe, that image was the PERFECT one to choose for this technique! This card is absolutely amazing! Thank you SO MUCH for joining us at Technique Time Tuesday!!! :)

Julie Fields said...

Great card Kathe! The added touches of frayed ribbon & the button give this masculine card some pop as well as the great stamps used for the chalkboard technique! Thanks for joining us at Technique Time Tuesday! :)

Elizabeth Hart said...

Love your chalkboard technique - thanks so much for joining us this week at the Pile it On Challenge.

Jessi Fogan said...

Too fun! The chalkboard technique is addictive, beware ;) I love the embossing on the base too! Thanks so much for playing with your oldest stamp at Shopping our Stash :)

lauren bergold said...

what a fantastic technique, i really did think you had somehow STAMPED IN CHALK!!! this is a lovely card, all round, for that matter; thanks for sharing it with us and SHOPPING YOUR (oldest stamp!) STASH! ♥

Rocky said...

Love those birds and the shadow on your chalkboard is great. Thank you for joining us at Technique Time Tuesday.

Ellen said...

Katherine this is beautiful! I love your choice of stamps for the chalkboard technique. Thanks for joining us at TTT this month!

Katy said...

Awesome job with the faux chalkboard technique! Love the embossed background and your birds are so sweet! Thank you so much for joining us at Technique Time Tuesday! :)

Louise van Vuren said...

Love the stamp you chose to use for your chalkboard. You've nailed this one-great card! Thanks for playing along with TTT

Louise xx

Tracey said...

Fabulous go at our Faux Chalkboard technique! Love the sharp lines on here. Thanks for playing along this month at Technique Time Tuesday. I hope to see you back again next month!
Hugs, Tracey (DT)