Wednesday’s Design By Robbie

Have you ever had an image of a card in you mind and knew what you wanted to create. That is what spurred me on to use the Crinkled Chalk background technique. I kept envisioning what I wanted it to look like in my mind and kept playing until it was almost what I had in mind. Each layer is torn and then mounted on dimensionals so it appears to be 3D. Using the background…

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Technique Tuesday

This week I wanted to show an easy way to create a background for your cards. This technique is called Crinkled Chalk. While the tutorial listed below says to use chalk ink, I used classic ink to create this background. Either one will work. Here is the link to view the tutorial so you can see step by step how I did this: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/resources/crinkledchalk.php To create the first step of the background I used Certainly…

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Monday’s Color Challenge

This Monday the colors for the challenge are Really Rust, Soft Sky and River Rock. We would love to see what you have done with these colors so please e-mail us or if you have a bolg and you do this color challenge we would love to see it. Alternate colors may also be included. This week’s alternate colors could be Sarah Sand, Pumpkin Pie, and Bashful Blue. Here are the cards we each created.…

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Sketch Saturday

Each week one of us will choose a sketch and create a card following the sketch (well as close as possible as I already changed mine up a little). This week I was the lucky one to do this – I think Candice wanted me to go first so she could have more time :). I used sketch challenge #11 from the Splitcoaststampers website to create this card (sorry I can’t copy it as I…

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