Saturday, May 10, 2014

Just Us Girls #240 - Technique Challenge

Hi everyone!  The challenge over at Just Us Girls this week is a technique challenge.  Sue V. is the hostess and she chose the Kissing Technique.  I love this technique and I got to use some perfect stamps for this technique.
When you do this technique, you want to use a stamp that has a lot of surface area.  I went looking through my stamps and found this retired one from SU.  I stamped the flower in Memento Luxe ink (I found that pigment inks worked best for this technique) and then "kissed" it with Tim Holtz's Reflections stamp.  It left the words imprinted the correct way (not backwards) on the image.  Then I stamped it on the paper and fussy cut it out.  The rest of the card is pretty self-explanatory.
The design team did an amazing job with technique.  You can check them out at these blogs.
Thanks for stopping by!
Bodacious Bouquet (SU), Boutique Borders: Thanks (PTI), Reflections (Tim Holtz)
Paper:  Neenah white, melon mambo, Delovely
Ink:  Versafine onyx black, Memento Luxe inks: rose bud and pearl tart
Accessories:  Border punch, enamel dots, dimensionals



Gerrina said...

Love the fresh colours! We can use them with the gray weather here... Enjoy the weekend, Gerrina

Cheryl said...

Great card, Lisa! Love that flower! Ours are finally coming out!
Hope all is well with you!

Alanna said...

Very pretty.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Fabulous clean card -- great kissing technique~

sandie said...

This is a new technique to me and I love how you have used the text here, also great colours x

Sharyn Polesel said...

Gorgeous layout and colors! That flower stamp is perfect for this technique....beautiful card!

Marisa said...

Love the text tulip and fabulous colour combo. Great card.

Nancy said...

Cute card Lisa...I love the Dp down the side and the pretty flower! Have a great week!

Sue VanDeVusse said...

What a great, clean design! Love your bold, kissed flower! Such a great sample of this technique.

Dawn @ LilyPinkScraps said...

Interesting technique and looks great on that striking flower :)

sue t. said...

what a happy and springy card!


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