Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Pretties Wednesday: Put on Your Painting Hat!

Two weeks ago Jackie challenged the rest of the Prettie Girls to make our own designer paper and then paper piece with it.

Wowza! I had to think about this one a bit before I finally remembered my Adirondack Alcohol inks (very very neglected inks!). I created a piece of designer vellum by blobbing (very technical term here) and pouncing (like a cat) the alcohol inks onto the vellum with the Applicator Tool. I then applied the Blending Solution to the applicator and pounced all over the vellum again (to soften the look a bit).

One piece of the vellum was paper pierced and then overlayed on top of a piece of Pink Pirourette cardstock to create a background layer. On a second piece I stamped the flower pot in Black StazOn and the cut out. I stamped the flower pot a second time on Neenah Classic Natural white cardstock and adhered the first vellum pot to it. The rest of the image was colored with Copic Markers. The image was finished by cutting out with a Nestabilities circle die and then paper pierced and layered on a slightly larger scalloped circle. A bit more paper piercing, layering and accessorizing was done to complete the card! Any questions just let me know!

Oh, and don't forget to visit the rest of the Prettie Girls and see their amazing creations! You can find them at: Julie Masse, Charmaine Ikach, Jana Weaver, Jodi Collins, Jackie Rakoski, Joni Stringfield and Carolina Buchting.

All images copyright Paper Pretties. Stamps: Simply Special. Paper: Pink Pirouette, Riding Hood Red, Vellum cardstock, Neenah Classic Natural White, Bella Rose designer. Ink: Black StazOn, Memento Tuxedo Black, Adirondack Alcohol Inks (Caramel, Raisin, Cranberry), Copic Markers (R14, R27, Y17, YR16, YG67, YG95, E33, C1). Other: Adirondack Blending Solution and applicator tool, mat pack, paper piercer, Chit Chat rubons (SU!), Pink Pirouette striped grosgrain, white brads (Doodlebug I think), Nestabilities scallop circle and circle dies, dimensionals.


  1. Very Prettie Danielle - this is a perfect technique for that stamp!

  2. That paper looks like so much fun to make! Beautiful colors!

  3. Very cool! Yes, there are many technical terms in stamping, but you explained this one perfectly, lol!

  4. Fabulous Danielle!! The paper looksso neat!

  5. Gorgeous Danielle! LOVE the technique and the result you achieved!!!


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