Saturday, 27 March 2010

Gingersnap Creations Blog - Birthday Postcards Swap

Hels organized the UK end of the Gingersnap Creations Blog Birthday Postcards swap - thanks, Hels! The brief was postcard size items with a Happy Birthday Gingersnaps theme, as they are one year old.

The pencil background stamp is from Lost Coast from Happy Daze, and the other stamps are from the Artistic Stamper. I used glossy postcards, and stamped the pencils with either White StazOn or Jet Black StazOn. I then brayered over the top with Kaleidacolor in Baby Powder. With the white background I stamped directly onto the card, and with the black background I brayered some more glossy card, stamped the images, then decoupaged them over the top. The Happy Birthday wording is being held by the mannequin, which was Von's idea as she was here with me when I was making them. The Creativity wording is Tim Holtz, and the other images are all from the Artistic Stamper Artist Plate. I love this plate and use it such a lot!

9 comments:

  1. These are really effective Lucy love the art utensil theme xx

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  2. Great set of postcards, love the white pencils with the brayered colour!

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  3. Fab cards -love the mannequin holding the happy birthday :)

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  4. Fab art Lucy...tis my fave plate too ... along with the butterflies I think...I have so many faves though...am a craftytart LOL

    Have a fab weekend...chat soon x

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  5. Fabulous postcards Lucy! I love the backgrounds! xx

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  6. Great postcards :) Lucky recepients
    xx

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  7. Great postcards Lucy. Really like that pencil stamp - not sure why i have never purchased it. Funnily enough I have used The A S set on one of the upcycle building blocks - versatile set. Hope I receive one of your postcards. Lynne x

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