Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Calendar Challenge Week 3

This week's theme for the Craft Barn Calendar challenge is Green and Flowers. No problems with inspiration there... I have plenty of flowers stamps! My choice of images has been constrained by the technique I wanted to use on this page as not all rubber stamps work equally well (acrylic stamps work even less well).
To take advantage from the watercolour paper my calendar is made from, I applied watercolour crayons (Neocolor but Inktense blocks would work) directly to the stamps and sprayed with water before stamping the flowers. The butterfly has been stamped with regular inkpad before coloring and then masked before stamping the central flower.

If you have never tried this technique have a go,  it's unpredictable but great fun!


  1. Really like the effect that you have achieved and thanks for sharing the method that you used,will try it in the future x

  2. A beautiful card! I love the centre flower.

  3. Stunning effect. Love it. I haven't tried this for ages but it is very effective, x

  4. Hi there, Beautiful colours and clever stamping, love it, Gay xxx