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Sunday, 12 February 2012

Three posts !

As I understand it Washi tape is also called Japanese masking tape ? so I nicked a roll of masking tape from the garage and played about.  Coloured strips of the tape with distress inks, left them to dry a while and then stamped on them mostly with darker shades on the same colour. Quite liked how they turned out a and it means can always match the colour to the inks used on the card

I made a card with one of the strips across the bottom, its a bit pale but I like the effect.

The Background of this card is done with the picket fence distress stamping technique which I saw on Hels Sheridans blog,


Putting this card on Gingersnap Creations - use masking tape

and

Rogue Redheads - stamped background

8 comments:

  1. Well done Joan I posted up a card here as well as I thought it a wonderful and unique Challenge... Good Luck.
    Love how you have used the masking Tape.
    Your second card with the Butterflys is just gorgeous.
    Smiles:)

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  2. What a fantastic idea Joan. Thanks so much for sharing this and will be giving it a go as I wince at the price of the washi tape and the thought of customising - well, I'm a;; for that!
    Gorgeous card too with beautiful stamping.
    Have a great Sunday, Fliss xx

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  3. Beautiful card Joan, love the soft colours and stamping. Thanks for the info about the tape.
    Yvonne x

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  4. Brilliant card Joan and a great technique with the masking tape.
    Have a great Sunday.
    hugs {brenda} xox

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  5. Your card looks wonderful, great images.

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  6. Beautiful card! Lovely and delicate! Thanks for playing the Stamped Background Rebel Challenge at RRD!

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  7. Love the stamping on masking tape ... what a cool effect ... so very glad you joined us at Gingersnap Creations.

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  8. Wow, what a great use of masking tape, so pretty!

    Congratulations on your card being chosen as a Ginger Gem!

    :-)

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