Monday, August 8, 2011

Enamel Accents Sand Art Variation

As promised, today I have a variation on the technique I shared with you on Friday - Aboriginal Sand Art using Ranger's Enamel Accents.   After I made the first card I thought it would be fun to incorporate some stamps into this type of design.

So I did....

Ranger - Summer CHA 11 022

I stamped the butterflies (Just For Fun Rubber Stamps) onto two different colors of purple cardstock.  I then used the Enamel Accents to highlight each line and added dots to the wings with the White EA.  After they were dry I cut them out and mounted on the die-cut pink piece of cardstock.  I then started adding dots and lines around each butterfly until the entire piece of cardstock was covered. 

After everything was mounted on the card panel I also added faux stitches using the Black EA around the edges.

Note: the flowers are sizzix flowers that I die-cut from some old  paper towels that I used to clean up some Distress Ink from my table.  Goes to show you that even garbage has a use!

It's a fun way to add lots of texture and interest to any stamped image!

6 comments:

  1. Hi Roni
    This is a very interesting technique. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. This is truly a wonderful variation on the technique!

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  3. What a beautiful card. It would make anyone's day extra special.

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  4. Stunning card! Now you'll have me saving paper towels for flowers!

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  5. Such a fun card Roni. I love that technique.

    Elaine Allen

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Thanks for your thoughts and comments!