Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Grungy Chevrons


The challenge at Little Tangles is to create your own pattern paper.


I used the chevron strip stamp with Salty Ocean, Ripe Persimmon and Evergreen Bough Distress Inks.  I inked my craft sheet then spritzed with water, and then stamped rows of the chevron strip, reversing each row.  Because the ink had pooled more in some places than others, it loaded unevenly onto the stamp and blotched onto the card, but I really like the effect.  I like looking at that grungy pattern.  I'm happy with grunge.

The challenge at CAS-ual Fridays is to use sequins and chevrons.


And the challenge at Simon Says Wednesday Challenge is to use a rubber or clear stamp.


Neat & Tangled: On The Strip, Everyday Circles, Fresh Blooms, sequins.

ETA:  At Jenny's suggestion, I'm also entering it into Moxie Fab World Tuesday Trigger.

Apache Tears in the Key of Autumn


16 comments:

  1. Hi Shirley, I saw this over at SSS and thought you'd made it for the Tuesday Trigger - it would be perfect.
    I love the grungy look and the colours are really gorgeous!

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  2. Oh I love this card! You did a fabulous job with those colors and the stamping! Looks great!

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  3. Hi Shirley. LOVE the colors - so fun and bright and perfect for the stamp you've used. Great technique too! Loll xx

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  4. Oooh ... awesome colour combo, Shirley, it's gorgeous ... love the effect you created! Anita :)

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  5. Loving the bright colours!! Great result from your inkiy experiment :0)

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  6. WOW - this is amazing Shirley! You have just hit on the absolute perfect guy card...no matter the age! You are sooooo clever and I am soooooo going to CASE this card...and will give FULL credit to your clever creativity!

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  7. This is SUCH a cool design! Very pretty! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  8. This jumped out of the CFC gallery at me (when I was just over to check out the deadline - alas I've missed it again). I have that N&T stamp. I'm going to do that, too! Your color choices are spot on.

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  9. Oh this is fun, might try this with a HA background stamp I have, love the watercolor feel.

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  10. Shirley, this is such a wonderful card!! Love that you played around with your inks and water ... such a great result!! Still chevrons, but not the neat and tidy chevrons. LOVE. Thanks for joining the CAS-ual Fridays Challenge!

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  11. This is absolutely amazing, Shirley! Gorgeous one-layer card. I always look forward to your Little Tangles entries :)

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  12. This is awesome! Love the use of that technique!
    Thanks for joining us at Little Tangles!

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  13. Love what you did to create this great background

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  14. Gorgeous card Shirley I love the background you've created.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    hugs
    Mandy xx

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  15. Hey Shirley! Thanks for linking this up to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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