Monday, 9 July 2012

Dandelion Clock Card by Deborah

I first saw this background technique a few months ago in Craft Stamper. All you do is ink up an acrylic block and use it as a stamp. Because my Tumbled Glass and Peeled Paint Distress Ink Pads are new and very juicy, I pressed them straight onto the block rather than swiped them over it. This also gave the impression a mottled look, rather than flat colour.

Once my background was dry, I stamped images from Marion Emberson’s Birthday Kisses by Personal Impressions in Black Soot Distress Ink.  Although the words didn’t show up well, I don’t think this really matters – they just add texture. I also used Black Soot to stamp the sentiment.



  1. Fab card love the background, might give that a try sometime!
    Anne x

  2. Great one layer card, the block background looks fab with the dandelion clocks!

  3. great clean and simple it.

  4. This is absolutely perfect. I was fancying this technique in CS and now I must try it,

    Lucy x


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