Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Online Card Class-Clean and Simple 3-Day 1 & 2 Faux Effects

Hello Again!
I am participating in the latest Online Card Class-Clean & Simple 3.  The classes started yesterday.  The 1st & 2nd days are featuring faux effects.  All of the effects are great, but the one that I chose to try was the effect demonstrated by Shari Carroll, 'ghost stamping'.  It creates an illusion of depth with just the stamping technique.

By stamping with white ink and then a colored ink on top it creates a 'ghost' effect. Shari Carroll's card used Versamark and  white ink.   I stamped on kraft cardstock and used an SSS stamp set to stamp the flowers.  When I first got this stamp set last year I used the heck out of it! So of course I used it again, it reminds me of Spring so much.   I used gems in the center of the flowers and also some white Liquid Pearls.  I die cut the banner and distressed it.  I also added the scalloped edge border to right side. I also edged the card with the distress ink.

I haven't perfected this yet, but for a first effort I don't hate it.  :)

I am going to try the other effects too but I liked this one the best. 

Thanks for stopping by.

Supplies Used:
Inks: Colorbox Frost White, Canary, Marigold, Scarlet and Orange.  Momento Olive Grove.  Tim Holtz Distressed Ink-Spiced Marmalade for banner.
Stamps: Simon Says Stamp Flower Friend
Die Cut: SSS Tilted Banner
Cardstock: Neenah Desert Storm

1 comment:

  1. Nicely done! Love the "ghost" effect and the colors you chose on the kraft...


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