Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Brayer Background with Sweet Stamps

Happy Tuesday !!
Today I have a card for this week's challenge at Sweet Stamps

Our Challenge for this week is
Brayered Background
use a brayer to create a colorful background
I love this design team as it definitely makes me think outside
my little comfort zone!! Of course in all the years that I have been crafting, can you beleive I do not own a brayer????
Well after thinking this over for quite awhile - let me say my creative side finally
clicked and like all crafters went searching for something that I do have that would work!!
A good old standard size paint roller!!!
Each week Sweet Stamps has a new challenge and although you are not required to use a Sweet Stamp, if you have some we would love for you to use them and you will receive a second entry into our draw.


Our prize each week to one lucky winner is a $20.00 gift certificate to Sweet Stamp Store for use on any of our wonderful rubber stamps.

Okay are you ready to see what you can do with a
paint roller? Of course I could of sworn I had one of those small sponge rollers that you use for those small areas on your walls, but if I did it definitely was
not something I kept!! So opened up a new roller cover - you know the ones you use for your walls and ceiling!!!

Picked out two ink pads - Shades dye ink by Sweet Stamps
Reflecting Pool - Teal Blue and Purple Majesty



Using my big ol roller with cover I rolled my ink onto a piece of
Glossy White card stock - mmmm guess what it worked perfectly!!!
I then cut using a oval die cut and then stamped this beautiful image of
Ballerina Silhouette (504) with Memento Tuxedo Black ink, I really wanted to use of the awesome embossing powder with her but it just didn't work to my liking on the Glossy card stock.
I layered my image onto a Scalloped Oval die and then adhere to some older Basic Grey papers from the Kioshi collection
To give the finish touch I add some baby blue ribbon,
Be sure to visit Sweet Stamps blog and see what the rest of the team has created for you. And please join in on the fun!!

Be sure to stop over to the Sweet Stamp's blog to see the fabulous
shares from my design team sisters!!

Sweet Stamps Design Team:
* Jacki (you are here) * Joni *
* Kendra * Linda *

4 comments:

Sandra H said...

This is so lovely x

Stacey Richardson, SweetStamps.com said...

beautiful design, i love the colors and embellishments!

Sandy Fredrick said...

Pretty design, love your color choice, pretty papers and love the corner dies.

Ellen said...

Fantastic card! Those papers are so pretty! Love the corners and that gorgeous silhouette!

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