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Unread 04-15-2017, 09:15 AM   #1
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Default TLC647 ~ DIY Plaid ~ {07/17/2017}

Happy Monday, everybody!!
Here's a fun and easy technique which was featured in the Weekly Inkling back in the summer of 2016, but which still hasn't made it into the TLC challenge. There's a fabulous TUTORIAL in our Resources section by ruby-heartedmom (Beverly) - and if that doesn't inspire you already, check out the Plaid Backgrounds Gallery for some more inspiration. Then get our your markers and play. Great technique for fun summer backgrounds; equally cool for those working ahead towards Christmas .
I found the tip to practice first was great!
I'd love to have had enough chisel tip markers to try with this technique, but I had to make do with Marvy LePlumes held at a very shallow angle to get a wide line.

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Unread 07-17-2017, 04:16 AM   #2
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Thanks for bringing this technique to my attention, Sabrina. I get stuck in a rut with bgs.

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I'm thrilled that you are playing with my tutorial today. It was a fun and whimsical one to put together. Enjoy!
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Here is my first plaid

TLC647 plaid by snietje - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Here's my plaid card.

TLC647 DIY Plaid by muscrat - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Fun technique Sabrina! I made 3 cards and will need to layoff the coffee before trying again! Lol

Spotted Deer by Lv2grdn - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

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TLC647 You're the Best by Lv2grdn - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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See link in post below....

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Here is my take on today's challenge...Dots & Plaids by Annie's Pantry - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Fun challenge, Sabrina. Here's my card.
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Thanks for a fun challenge Sabrina! Here is mine:

TLC647, CAS438, Merry Christmas by stampersandee - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers

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Fun challenge, Sabrina! Thank you.

TLC647 Christmas Bear by DCinkit - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers


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This was fun! I have tried to make Plaid before and did not like how it turned out, but this time I do!
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This was fun! I have tried to make Plaid before and did not like how it turned out, but this time I do!
Here is my plaid:
Warm Birthday Wishes by pvilbaum - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Happy Monday indeed! Thanks Cook22 for a great challenge!Here is my offering: TLC647, Top o' the Mornin' by #1artist4highhopes - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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It is such fun to make plaid! Thank you for the challenge.

TLC647 Christmas Plaid by cdimick - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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thanks for the great challenge, Sabrina! it gave me a chance to play with my new liquid chalk markers. Fun!
Here's my card: TLC647 by stampwithdiane - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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My card: Christmas in July by mr33634 - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Here 'tis: CC644 Christmas blessings
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I had so much fun with this technique I had to make another card, this time in gold and silver for Christmas: CAS438, TLC647 Metallic Plaid by stampwithdiane - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers


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Finally made a plaid panel - not that easy to be artistic with this technique of placing the lines and the right colors.
But here its is:
Bells & Boughs for Christmas on Plaid by AnniePanda - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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Very fun, my plaid turned out better than I expected so I may use this technique again in different colors:
Plaid Snowflake by Dr Sonja - Cards and Paper Crafts at Splitcoaststampers
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