Friday, 16 June 2017

Resist embossing

I don't know why I don't do resist embossing more often, I do love the result it gives!


The stamp I used is a very, very old unmounted red rubber stamp from a set created by Trish Bayley about 20 years ago. Does anyone remember Trish? Back before the days of the internet, she used to run a postal crafting club. I wonder if she is still around, perhaps now blogging or designing for one of the craft businesses? Anyway, the reason I chose it is because this month's challenge at Stamping Sensations is to use your favourite stamp. Now I've been stamping for many years and have a huge collection of much loved stamps that I turn to again and again, so it is very hard to say which is my favourite, but this is one of the most-used stamps in my collection so it's definitely up there in the top few! I love the almost photographic amount of detail it includes.

I stamped and embossed it with Versamark and clear ep, then sponged over with distress inks.

The background is embossed with a Crafters Companion folder.

I am sharing this with
Stamping Sensations - Your Favourite Stamp
The Flower Challenge - Anything Goes

AAA Cards - Resist Technique

10 comments:

  1. Love this card, the colour is striking.

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  2. Super mustardy yellow that really makes the resist technique image stand out. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

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  3. Such a pretty card Jane, love the bright colour and clever embossing! Thanks for sharing with us over at 'The Flower Challenge' and we hope to see you again soon ;) Viv DT xx

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  4. This is just beautiful, the resist technique shows off that gorgeous stamp perfectly x

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  5. 20 years old and still going strong, fab stamp, thank you for playing at AAA cards

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  6. Love how your used two different embossing techniques on your card. Thanks for playing along with us at AAA Cards!

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  7. It's a lovely technique that I also forget about. I really like both the stamp and the embossing folder Jane. The colour is gorgeous. Barbxx

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  8. Really striking card, Jane. I haven't done this resist technique for a long time, thanks for the inspiration. xx

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  9. This reminds me of Summer. Love the pop the resist produces. Thank you for playing with us at AAA Cards.

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  10. Thanks for joining Stamping Sensations with this great entry, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

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