Make Art.


Dance as if no one were watching.
4″x 6″ card.

“Dance as if no one were watching, Sing as if no one were listening, And live every day as if it were your last.’ – Anonymous.



Inspiration and technique:
Whimsical water bleaching, Craft Stamper magazine.

Supplies and tools: Stampin‘ Up Dance Sketches Ballerina Ballet 4 Rubber Stamp Set 2003 Wood mounted, Shabby Shutter and Dried Marigold Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Inks, water spray bottle, K and Company – SMASH Collection – Pen and Glue Stick – Black, Ink-pads, Glossy card-stock (I used gloss photo paper) Blending tool (I made my own), Acrylic flower stamp, Rag, Eye-shadow applicators, etc.

Blending tool I made with a Bulldog clip, a safety-pin and felt.

When in doubt…Dance!
Bookmark. Size: 2″ x 7 1/2″
Inspiration: Design Focus tag, Nov/Dec 2007 Rubber Stamper magazine.


Supplies and tools:, Text Wood mounted rubber-stamp by Inkadinkado,  Stampin‘ Up Dance Sketches Ballerina Ballet 4 Rubber Stamp Set 2003, Autumn (Lady with hat and feather) wood mounted by Acey Deucey, sticky notes( Used as masks, Safron and Rust ink-pads by Stampin‘ Up!, fibers, Bookmark Template, Reinforcement ring, eye-shadow applicator, ink-pads, etc.
Hint: I wrote the supplies used on the back of the tag.

Play on!
8 cm x 16 cm Tag.


Supplies: Prima – Cling Mounted Rubber Stamps – Musicale, Template (Manilla Avery shipping tag) ink-pads, Brayer, card-stock, fibers,  eye-shadow applicators, reinforcing ring, small hole punch, etc.
Style: Steampunk.
Technique: Ombré Background with a Brayer.
Theme: Music.

How to use the Brayer roller – Lavinia Stamps.

“Ombré /ˈɒmbr/ (literally “shaded” in French) is the gradual blending of one color hue to another, usually moving tints and shades from light to dark” –Wikipedia 

Passion
8 cm x 16 cm Tag.

Supplies: Wood Mounted Rubber Stamp Recollections Sheet Music Score, Prima – Cling Mounted Rubber Stamps – Musicale, Template (Manilla Avery shipping tag) ink-pads, Brayer, card-stock, fibers,  eye-shadow applicators, reinforcing ring, small hole punch, Sticky notes (Masking) etc.
Style:
Steampunk.
Technique: Ombré Background with a Brayer.

Tutorials

 Blending tools! by The Frugal crafter. 

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