It took some time to decide how to combine today's two challenges. I knew I had a leftover galaxy background to use for Janelle's challenge, but I wasn't sure I had anything good to go with it for Robin's challenge. Until I searched my stamps for silhouettes and came up with these trees. Then I saw the moose that I've never used that would go great with the trees. I did the cling wrap stamping technique for both stamps. Then I added some extra distressing to the image by crumbling it up and rubbing Old Paper ink over it. The part that took the longest was trying to get a good emboss on the sentiment. It's still a little messy but it gives it character, right? I'm realizing now that I meant to add some little rhinestone stars for my bonus points but I forgot. I'll have to add them later v
Date: Friday, July 6, 2018 GMT Views: 357
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Fri, Jul 06, 2018 @ 7:45 AM
Anyone who embosses a sentiment in white gets huge kudos from me - I love the look but hate trying to emboss with white. Super masculine card, Jen - your textured moose looks great with those trees. The background is really beautiful, too. I'd forgo the bonus and leave gems off, it looks perfect as it is.
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Fri, Jul 06, 2018 @ 8:54 AM
Very cool! I LOVE your new moose and the trees are great! In fact they remind me that I DO have some solid stamps of this kind I forgot about!!! Dang, it doesn't pay to have TOO many stamps so that it takes days to find something, LOL!!
I love the distressing you did as well, great work on this! Thanks for playing!
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How pretty! That backgrounds looks great for the wilderness images. The cling wrap stamping is very nice, and I like how the sentiment looks. Thanks for trying my technique and for sharing your wonderful card!