Monday, June 4, 2018

Adding Texture and Dimension

I'm up on The House that Stamps Built blog today sharing my Pick of the Week. I decided to showcase some ways to "Add Texture and Dimension" to your projects as well as the recipe I use for making a homemade texture paste/gesso.

For step by step instructions on putting this fun card together: Visit today's post by CLICKING HERE. There are LOTS  of pictures and also the recipe I alluded to above!  (There is also a 20% off coupon code for all the stamps I used on my sea themed creation -- valid for one week only!)

Supplies and Tools:
Dies and Punches: Fall Folliage Thinlits (Tim Holtz), Square punch, Scallop 3-dot border punch (Martha Stewart)
Ink: Sonnet Watercolors, Versamark Watermark ink, Midnight Black Embossing Powder, Ultra Thick Embossing Enamel
Misc. Sandpaper, Mounting Tape, Homemade Texture Paste, Dictionary Page
Repeat Impressions Stamps:
2424-J, Large Tropical Fish
4113-G, Rock Crab
4101-K, Sea Horse (lg)
2415-E, Whelk Shell
4111-F, Starfish (sm)
Stencil: Bitty Grunge (Tim Holtz)

This post linked to:
Simon Says - All things bright and beautiful
Tuesday Throwdown - Create Your Own Background
4 Crafty Chicks - Anything Goes
Stamping Sensations  - Anything Goes
Creative With Stamps - Cute Animals
Dare 2B Artzy - Bright Colors


Mary Anne / MA54K said...

The texture and colors are super amazing. Beautiful work.

Conniecrafter said...

Great texture and colors, off to check out the other blog :)

Emma Williams said...

A beautiful card with so much texture and wonderful colour, this is lovely and thank you so much for sharing and for playing along with us over on the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog... x

Helen F. said...

LOVE this beautiful under the sea creation! The texture and dimension are fabulous! Thanks so much for linking up to Creative With Stamps this month! :-)

Lynne K said...

A lovely underwater scene! Thank you for sharing it with us at Stamping Sensations.