Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Technique Tuesday- a BERRY sweet post!

Hello friends!
I am back with a techniques (or two) on a Tuesday and that is TODAY!
 The stamp feature in today's feature is
Technique Tuesday - Greenhouse Society Collection - Clear Acrylic Stamps - Strawberry
Technique Tuesday - Strawberry

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I decided to use the entire stamp to create a soft and colorful background.
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I just love how Distress Oxide can help with stamping and ink-blending.

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I do have one tip for stamping background like this.
Ding---> start with the main image that you want and then work the rest AROUND it.
That way, you will not struggle with odd and empty space. Be sure to tilt your stamps or paper while you stamp, too! This will make it more visually-appealing!
 
As you can see, my stamped images are not completely clean and crisp.

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But that's OK...because I really just want to have a play and not having to fuss about the details.
That's really what stamping is about--explore anything your heart desires with stamps and forget about the rules once in a while!
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 Allow yourself to make imperfect impressions. It's absolutely fun and freeing!
Thank you so much for spending a few minutes with me in my blog today!

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13 comments:

Marianne said...

Love this, Virginia! It's so soft and pretty!

~amy~ said...

So pretty Virginia! Love those berries!

Purple Princess said...

The strawberries are so pretty!!

FD91354 said...

Very beautiful. Love your *Ding* tips! Very useful

Sue D said...

Very pretty background with this strawberry stamp.

Brandi R said...

Yummy card! Love the colors ♥

Denise Bryant said...

Love those pretty strawberries! Perfect summer card!

Tracey Magner said...

Beautiful card and GREAT tip, Thanks!

Harriet said...

charming.

Linda BL said...

Your strawberries reslly look true to life-- not all of them are perfectly red, white and green spots do occur.
Like the strawberry background being the main focus!

Dawn Turley said...

Love the pretty soft ethereal look of your background Virginia. You are super uber talented.

Teresa Doyle said...

What a beautiful background Virginia, the varying colours is really striking and make the sentiment pop.

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Such a dreamy strawberry background, Virginia! The metallic thread behind the sentiment adds the perfect touch!!