Saturday, 31 October 2015

Making faux batik

Today is the fifth Saturday of the month - and that means over at Twofers we have a tutorial. This month it is my turn to produce the tutorial and I decided to resurrect the old technique of using stamping and embossing to create faux batik. This was very popular in the days when we all had a huge stash of Mulberry paper!

Do please pop over there and have a look at how I created the batik style background paper I have used on this card - and while you're there, how about making a note to check out our next challenge which will go live this time next week? We'd love it if you joined in!



I am sharing this with
Ooh La la Challenge Blog - Embossing
Crafty Creations Challenges - Colourful
Crafty Gals Corner - Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin' - Die cuts /punches
Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes
Shopping Our Stash - Go Paperless     

10 comments:

  1. A lovely card Jane and a great tutorial too. Yep I have mulberry paper tucked away somewhere! Thanks for sharing. Barbxx

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  2. Beautiful card, lovely design and the background is gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Sweet stampin' this week.
    Chris
    x

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  3. Gorgeous card and a fabulous technique! Love the colours you have used! xxx

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  4. Beautiful! Off to check your tutorial!

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  5. Fabulous card great design! thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin hugs Sue DT xx

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  6. I have seen your tutorial...awesome!!
    And your batik butterfly card is so beautifully made..
    I am from Indonesia we have so many different type of batik and different technique...may I use also other batik technique for the challemge Jane?in case no I will try your step by step...hugs
    Monika

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  7. Oh Jane this is a beauty!! Thanks for playing along with the SHOPPING OUR STASH crew for our "Go Paperless" challenge this week!!

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  8. Another stunning creation! You have been a busy crafter! Love the background and the butterflies! Thanks for stopping by Crafty Gals Corner.
    Amy-DT

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  9. Beautiful. Such gorgeous colours. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

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  10. gorgeous colours Thank you for joining us at Ooh La La creations
    Alli x

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