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Saturday, January 16, 2016
011616 CKC January Challenge #3
Get your stamp on with repeat,
I say, repeat stamping!
For me this challenge prompt IS a repeat, lol.
I inadvertently piggybacked this onto my Challenge #1 page.
I used 10 stamped frames for my list of faves page HERE.
So? back to the drawing board!
When I made my kit this month I didn't include any alphas.
My intention was to use my homemade Project Life-style cards as titles, like so:
(Just in case you might think those little flowers are stamped,
they are simply fussy-cut from one of the She Art papers in my kit.)
My repeat stamping effort was concentrated on the hot air balloons.
I used three different stamps from 7 Gypsies, Glitz & an anonymous wood mount.
I practiced a little with second & third generation stamps to soften the images.
By using this technique you also visually push some of the images further into the background.
One of the reasons many of us hesitate to use our stamps is invariably they
come out smudged or incomplete on a page that we've put a lot of time into.
Yes - I stamped these AFTER I did the rest of the page!
No nail-biting allowed. There is always a remedy of one sort or another...
These two balloons failed to stamp a large prominent section of the image.
On this page I was able to just plop cloud bandaids on to camouflage the fail.
Sometimes I will draw the missing portions or use a white pen to visually erase extra marks.
Gird up your loins & go for it!!! We are all about using up your stash, and STAMPS COUNT.
So let me leave you with the final product.
Apologies for the awful photos - this really looks amazing irl!
(If I get time I will re-shoot & remove these comments)
Fear not! Break out your most amazing stamps & have an inky play!