Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Chalkboard Technique


Have you all noticed at how popular and on trend currently the black board and chalk look is?? well when i saw this weeks challange over at CAS-ual Fridays was black and white plus 1… you all just know what i thought of straight away – yep you guessed it Chalk board technique..
if you would like to take part in the challenge click on the image below
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There are several ways to create the technique..
1- stamp image using SU white craft ink (101731 @ £6.95)
2 – stamp image in white craft ink then heat emboss with white embossing powder
3 – stamp image in versamark ink then heat emboss with white powder.
i used option 3 for my card take a look:
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Its quite popular to add a white border around the edge this can be done with a white gel pen, i opted to pierce all round my edges. To give the look of a real chalk board i gently sponged around the edges with white craft ink, over my sentiment and around my punched out flower…
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Ive also flicked white embossing powder over my card then heated the card from behind..
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So my plus 1 was Pink… i just love Melon Mambo and black together…
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I couldnt resist adding a butterfly with some bling
Heres what i used:
Bloomin Marvelous stamp set and Vintage Verses both FREE during Sale a Bration, Basic Black, Whisper white and Melon Mambo card stock and ink, Craft stampin’ ink pad, Elegant buttterfly punch, Bitty Butterfly punch, white embossing powder, paper piercing tool (126189 @ £3.50) and Essentials Paper Piercing pack (126187 @ £7.25)
Interested in any Stampin’ Up! products ive used today, I would love to order them for you, Delivery is £4.95 to any UK address. call or email me with your order or with any questions or for advice, im always happy to help…
tel (+44) 01842 828643
email laura@mycreativeideas.co.uk
Thank you for coming bye today..
Laura xx

2 comments:

  1. Gorgeous use of the chalkboard technique and I love the pearls on the butterfly. Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  2. These are two fabulous colors together. Love the chalkboard technique! Thanks for playing along this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

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