Saturday 22 February 2020

Introducing Happy Days and Background Block Pinstripe II

Well it's the final day of introducing the Birthday release at Uniko.
What do you think of it so far? Lots of Art Deco inspired stamp sets but also some floral ones as well.
Today we are looking at two new stamps, Happy Days, a silhouette foliage set and another background block, Pinstripe II.

Here is my card using both stamp sets using both together in a kissing technique.

I don't know what made me try this technique but I'm certainly glad that I did, as I think it adds interest to the foliage spray. 
I used my MISTI for this technique but you don't need to but it certainly makes things a lot easier!
 The spray was stamped first with the solid colour then I inked up the Pinstripe Background Block on an Acrylic block in a slightly darker colour and tapped onto the spray whilst it was still in the MISTI. As the card panel was still in the same place as was the leaf spray, the lines only stamped onto the original stamped image. You only have one go at this technique as there is no chance of a second inking. I didn't get 100% coverage but the overal effect works I think.
I decided on a rainbow of colours as I couldn't decide on which colours to use, moving the spray each time and re positioning it before stamping each time.
The space left after all this cried out for a large bold sentiment, so I used the largest one from Birthday Wishes stamped in black.

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  1. I love the effect you've got with this technique Jules! It gives that spray a totally different look! Vicky x

  2. Gorgeous card. I love the rainbow coloured leaves and the stripy effect you made is so pretty.

  3. I love the rainbow leaves! What a gorgeous frame you made!

  4. Oh my goodness, Julie. I just LOVE this. What a great technique, and the colors are fantastic. I love the way the sentiment is set in the space created by the placement of your wonderful stripy sprays. Thank you so much for sharing and playing with us at Time Out!

  5. I think this is gorgeous Julie-love the stamping around the edge and superb technique. This is a fun stamp-love the graphic look of the leaves-thanks for joining Time Out

  6. Great result from the ‘kissing’ technique. I must try this soon. X

  7. Great technique..all that kissing!..and my favourite sentiment..lovely card.

  8. I haven't done that technique in a long time & your card is one of my favorites in the hop!

  9. These two stamps together make the most amazing design, Jules. Kissing is an old technique, but you have put a fun new twist with the large image and rainbow colours. Awesome! xx

  10. love the look of these stamped images - great technique

  11. Beautiful framing of your sentiment with these lovely coloured leaves.

  12. Such a creative and fun idea to use the stripes in this way. Thank you for the unique and fabulous inspiration x.

  13. Beautiful birthday card with the rainbow of colors.

  14. I am a sucker for a rainbow so this lovely card gets my vote!! Love the kissing technique it looks amazing xx

  15. Marisela Delgado said: Gorgeous card!

  16. Love the way you combines these two sets! Awesome card!

  17. Clever technique .... fabulous results. Thank you for playing along with the Craft Stamper challenge xx

  18. I love this gorgeous card!
    What a fantastic way to use
    the striped background stamp!


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