Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Framed

A friend and I were experimenting with brayering a background, something new for both of us.  We brayered different scraps to paper to see what happened on different types of paper and I have used one of them in the background in the frame.  I have had the embossed frame hiding in my stash for over a year but I knew it was waiting for something special - it was just the right size as a background paper for the frame.  I took out the rubber stamps and chose one from each of the three sets I selected and created this silhouette picture.  I have added three spots in two opposite corners; they were punched from scraps of black card.  Voila ..






I have entered this for the following challenges:
Bizzy Becs Store Blog:  Anything goes
Card Makin Mammas:  Something old
Crafts 4 Eternity: Clean and Simple
Sundays with Chrissy:  Beat the Mid Winter Blues
Digi Doodle Shop:  Anything Goes
Crafty Catz:  Things with wings
Pile it On Challenge:  Just Because
Pixie's Crafty Workshop Snippets Challenge #5
Stampin for the Weekend:  Embossing
Stampin with the Dragon:  Anything Goes
My Sheri Crafts:  New things
Crafty Boots Challenge: Inspired by a song title   (Sunrise, sunset for Fiddler on the Roof)
Totally Gorjuss:  KISS



17 comments:

  1. How, beautiful Liz, you sure have cracked using your brayer here - well done! Di xx

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  2. This is beautiful; you've rocked that brayering challenge!!! Thanks so much for sharing with us @ My Sheri Crafts!!!

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  3. Wow, lovely brayering, are you sure you had not done this before? I love the simplicity of the silhouette stamps, the whole effect is terrific.

    Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Crafty Boots Challenges.

    Dionne

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  4. Beautiful! Thanks for joining us at C4E this week.
    Pinky

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  5. Lovely evening scene, wonderful creativity card.Adorable colors and great job with the layout.

    Plastic Card
    Plastic Card Printing

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  6. That is just darling and well done on the brayering! Thank you for joining us at Crafty Boots Challenges. xx Denise

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  7. Hi Liz, This is gorgeous, thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

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  8. Isn't brayering fun. I have done any since last Christmas. You have inspired me to get mine out again. Thanks for joining us at the Digi Doodle Shop Challenge this week. **Linda

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  9. Fabulous card! The frame around the image is gorgeous! Thank you so much for joining us at Stamping with the Dragon. Hugs xx

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  10. Fabulous card Liz thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

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  11. lovely card and thanks for joining us this week at CRAFTY CATZ

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  12. This is awesome. Do you have a tutorial for this somewhere? This would make a great night light cover too. Thank you for playing along with Totally Gorjuss. Stop by for our new challenge this weekend.

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  13. Me and my brayer are NOT friends . . . but I see you and YOUR brayer are! Lovely card x

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  14. That brayering is excellent, perfectly executed. You have done it! That is such a good idea to punch dots from your snippets of card for decoration. That makes use of even smaller snippets but it makes it harder to UIU -mmm.... xx Maggie

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  15. Beautiful, the colours are excellant

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  16. Great job using your brayer! Thanks for sharing with us at Pile It On!

    Tam
    One Happy Stamper; Pile It On! DT; Our Craft Lounge DT

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