Monday, December 7, 2020

Favorite Technique Christmas card
Hi everyone,

It's Monday and that means a new Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge! This week it's all about your "Favorite Technique.

As it’s the first Monday of the month we are showcasing a brand/company. This week we are all using some fabulous products from PaperArtsy. You don’t have to use them to join in with the challenge but if you have them we would love to see them used.

One of my favorite techniques is to apply color to a coated surface (like gesso, or paste) with Infusions (or other pigment powder). Especially if the surface has a little bit of a texture, it gives a very cool effect. I started by applying Collage Paper with Soft Matte Gel. And some Christmas washi tapes. I used Distress Crackle Paste on the edges of the card.


After the Crackle Paste was dry, I slowly started to build up color with different Infusions. First with In The Navy, and later with Sleight Blue and Green Man. Since I'm working on a coated surface, it does not soak into the paper and the walnut stains tend to turn the color brown. That is something to take into account when using this technique.




To join in all you need to do is make a project that fits this weeks challenge and you can be the winner of the $25 gift voucher that our amazing sponsor Simon Says Stamp offers. This prize will go to a random entry. So go over to the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge blog, let the DT members inspire you and join in the fun!
You have until Monday 8am Ohio time. 1pm UK time, 2 pm CET to join in.

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Thank you for stopping by! Love to see you next time!



Maura said...

What an amazing texture!! Love your gentleman angel, Sandra. hugs, Maura

Dawn Cooksley said...

Wow...the depth in your card is fabulous..I love the crackle texture background...a fantasy it...