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Sunday, 8 December 2013

Chrysanthemum


Welcome to Sunday crafters!

I hope you're all safe after the horrendous weather this week in the UK.  Watching the news reports it must be horrendous for some people facing Christmas with the aftermath of a flooded home, it doesn't even bear thinking about does it?  My heart goes out to them.

On a lighter note I've got a card for you today that was shown on C&C to promote one of the new stamp and stencil sets from Clarity.  I chose to try the technique that Barbara herself discovered, which has brought a new use for a stencil.  If you want a step-by-step on how this technique is done please pop over to Barbara's blog.


Materials used:
Stencil - chrysanthemum (7"x7")
Archival ink - black
Coloured with promarkers

The trick with using fibres is to ensure that you have a really hot iron, a travel iron is perfect.  Another tip is to remember to cover the film and fibres with a sheet of wax or greaseproof paper so that the iron doesn't stick to them as it's a fairly lengthy job trying to get it off the iron.  I know because I've done it!!!



xx Happy crafting and glittery hugs xx

4 comments:

  1. Wow this is gorgeous love the colours you have used. Love Alison xxx

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  2. Beautiful….I love that yellow you used…xx

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  3. Stunning Sazzle...love the colour and the whole design...
    Have a great holiday... Hugs...Jo. xx

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  4. I love the texture this technique gives. That has done it now. I am off upstairs with an empty Sainsburys box to empty the stuff on my desk into it so I can craft again. I want to have a go at this. Beautiful card. xx Maggie

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