Wednesday 14 August 2019

Wednesday Words

Today I'm sharing a card I created to play along with the challenge at CAS Mix UP.

Now this was a technique I'd never heard of before and I was a little bit reluctant to give it a try. But I watched Loll's video - Paper Towel Backgrounds - and she explained it so clearly and made it look so simple I was persuaded to have a go.

And it was fun and I did like the result! Of course I didn't have a paper towel handy so I got to it and made some backgrounds for future use using my favourite Brusho colour powder, ultramarine and mopped the ink up with a paper towel.

So having created my paper towel background I then needed to think about how to present it in a CAS way.  As the edges were a bit scrappy and curled up I decided to pop it behind an aperture. I stamoed the silhouette onto the paper towel print and on to the aperture card - before cutting - so that it sort of extended out.

Here's a close up showing the paper towel textured pattern:

Stamps: Uniko, Just Because
Inks: Versafine Clair, nocturne; Brusho, ultramarine

Thanks so much for joining me on my paper towel technique discovery journey. I really hope you'll try it out yourself and watch Loll's video for instructions and inspiration.

And keep crafting!

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  1. I love the silhouette image stamped on your Paper Towel, lovely design. Thanks for sharing at CAS Mix Up!

  2. What a pretty paper towel background, Jane! I love how your stamping extends over the aperture! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Mix Up!

  3. Such a unique and pretty effect with the fun technique and absolutely love the black silhouette against it. Perfect CAS card and thank you for joining in The CAS Mix Up challenge with your eye catching and striking card Jane x.

  4. Your pattern really transferred so well. I love the design and die cut on your card.

  5. Your background is so soft and pretty with the blues and purples, Jane! What a great design with stamping the silhouette image so that it extends past the aperture and onto the frame. So creative! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!

  6. Love the design of your card, Jane - the blues and purples are so pretty and love how you stamped your flowers - at first I thought it was a die cut.


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