Today Jeanne challenged us to use a combination of 2 things: a tutorial or type of technique, and one of the challenges. I used the baby wipe technique in which I made my own type of ink pad with a baby wipe and used celery, artichoke, and baja breeze reinkers on it. I then stamped some of the stamps from French Foliage on white and then celery. I didn't really like the way the white looked. I'm not too sure the combination shows up that well. Then I looked through the sketch challenges and did an adaptive SC396. I fiddled around with this for a bit longer than I would have liked, and don't really like the results I got. At least it gives me information for the future.
Thanks for looking and have a nice weekend!!
Date: Friday, August 17, 2012 GMT Views: 822
Registered: August 14, 2007 Location: Beautiful British Columbia Posts: 28138
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 @ 4:19 PM
A funny co-inky-dinks that we're beside each other in the challenge gallery, because I spent WAY more time on my card that I normally would too and am not too sure about the result. Anyway, I like your card...especially the torn edges!
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Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11086
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 @ 4:52 PM
Lots of great things going on here! Great texture with that fabulous embossing folder! Really cool brad, looks like an antique! And lovely leaves and splotches! They are a little hard to see, but that is okay, makes it interesting that way! The torn edges are cool too! I think it is better than you think it is : )
Registered: November 3, 2005 Location: Fairport Harbor, Oh-iO, on the shore of Lake Erie Posts: 36717
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 @ 5:30 PM
I've never tried this baby wipe technique mainly b/c I don't want to buy the wipes since we have no other need for them!! I like what you did though. I know what you mean about not being too happy w/ your results b/c I feel that way about mine.
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Registered: January 20, 2010 Location: Brampton, Ontario Posts: 15166
Fri, Aug 17, 2012 @ 5:39 PM
I have never tried this technique. As I look through the F4A gallery I am finding a lot to get excited about! I love the textures in your card and the inking too. It looks like a fun thing to try (and I actually have the baby wipes) :-)