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Saturday, November 27, 2010

And... Still More Block Backgrounds

Ok... so you are probably sick of these acrylic block background cards but I am having some fun with them. For this one I used the edges of the ink pad to make the lines on the block before I stamped it. I thought it gave it a little bit of a different look.
I used the Just Believe stamp set for this with the large block and Crumb Cake ink. I used the Modern Label Punch and the Word Window Punch for the sentiment with Elegant Eggplant and Very Vanilla card stock.
Here is a close up of the grass. I stamped it twice and cut it out and popped it up.
CLICK HERE to see how to do this technique.


TrishG said...

Wow, this is gorgeous! I love all of your cards with the block backgrounds. Great technique!

Rochelle Young said...

I would have never thought to use it like this! Thanks for the great ideas!

Anonymous said...

Loving your block background cards! We met briefly at convention! Following along from VA! :)

helloholley said...

Hi Lynn!! Love your blog!! this card is awesome and all your projects are beuatiful!! I'm now following from SC!!!

Eileen Lang said...

That is a beautiful card. I love your blog. Full of so many wonderful ideas.
Following you from SC -

Ann Schach said...

Beautiful work, as always! I am following you through SC.

Sharon Lyons said...

Love the block background! Such an easy "WOW!" thing to do. My customers have loved this technique. Now following you from SC, I'm #239,

Tina Parsons said...

Hi, Love your blog and your cards. I loved the look of this tutorial. I have tried it a few times now with differant ink colours, I tried SU dye inks and the Tim holtz inks but I don't get the coverage you do. It is very hit and miss. any tips or ideas on how to fix my problem. As I would love to teach this next year.

Marsha said...

this card is beautiful! I was actually tired of it but your card has renewed my interest in it. Thanks so much!

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