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Sunday, 31 May 2015

People at Fashionable Stamping Challenges

Hi there, its time for a new challenge over at Fashionable Stamping Challenges and this time around we want to see a person or people. You do need to use a rubber or clear stamp though, no digis allowed! As always our lucky winner will receive a $20 voucher to spend at  Flonzcraft!

I began with a brusho background made using shades of blue and green  and a little bleach through a harlequin stencil. Once dry I stamped and embossed the flourishes (from Chocolate Baroque) with versamark and embossed with Black WOW EP, adding some highlights with a White Graph'It Shake Pen.

The focal image is also from Chocolate Baroque although sadly its now been retired. I stamped and embossed on white card, masked the edges and then sprinkled on my brushos and spritzed with water. I used bleach to remove the colour from the faces and clothes and to add highlights to the bikes.

To finish off I embossed some die cut letters with Black WOW EP to spell out the word 'Dad'

I'm entering this project in the following challenges:
Allsorts: Vintage
Cut it up: Ties for fathers day
Crafters Cafe: one for the boys
Crafty Cardmakers: shaped cards
Mod Squad: Masculine
Sister Act: anything goes
Sweet Stampin: Fathers Day or a special man

If you've got a minute., pop over and have a look at all the inspiration from my very talented DT sisters! Thanks for visiting today
Claire xx


  1. Love the Brushos background and the focal stamp, shame it's retired... I have a thing about photo realistic stamps!

  2. What a great card for a Dad... I love the vibrant brusho colours - I'm intrigued about the use of bleach though! Thank you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and more...


  3. Great card. Fantastic background! X

  4. Thanks for explaining your process. Very interesting about the bleach. This is the first time I've heard of someone using bleach on a craft project!

    Thanks for joining us for our Ties for Father's Day challenge at Cut it Up!


  5. Oh I do love this card! I have that stamp too and it reminds me of us as kids all off on our bikes. Love that you used it with brushos and bleach, new twist on an older stamp


  6. Very nice card and just right for our Challenge at Sweet Stampin' this week. Debbiex

  7. What a fabulous card! Love that image!! Thanks so much for playing with us at Cut It Up this week!

  8. Claire, this is a stunning shape card! I love everything about it. I am so glad you linked up at Cut It Up for our tie challenge.

  9. Wonderful creation, very vibrant, thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week, xxx

  10. Great card Claire. Love the Brusho background with the stamped image.
    Avril xx

  11. Thanks for joining us at The Crafter's Cafe this week for our "One for the Boys" challenge.

  12. An absolutely delightful vintage creation Claire and perfect for our theme this week.

    Many thanks for joining in at Allsorts challenge.

    B x

  13. What a beautiful shape card!! Love the background!! Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up challenge!

  14. Love the Brusho background and great image. A good masculine card. Thanks for taking the challenge with us at the <a href="”>Mod Squad Challenge</a>If you’ve haven't become a follower yet, please do so as soon as you can. To be a winner, one must be a follower. If you already follow us, thanks!

  15. What a fabulous masculine card, love the background, the shape and the vintage stamp. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week, good luck in the prize draw and I hope you'll join us again soon, love Jacky x

  16. What a great technique! Thanks for sharing at Cut It Up! Love the card!


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