Tuesday, 19 January 2016

New Year Resolutions

Every year I make some crafty resolutions...
but this year I really do intend to try and keep these...
  1. Make three Christmas Cards per week.
  2. Use some of the unused stuff is my stash before I buy anything else.
  3. Get Inky and use lots of different techniques and folds...

So when I saw that the Less Is More Week 259 Challenge was to use the Kissing Technique
 I decided to have a go...

Yesterday when we woke up and looked through the window this is what we saw:


I decided a nice warm drink was in order!


In my stash I found these stamps in a freebie set from Get Stamping magazine.


I arranged them on my small Fiskars Stamp Press and chose Ballet Blue and Chocolate Chip inks.
I coated all the stamps with Ballet Blue, added a dab of chocolate chip to the sentiment and used
a Darkroom Door texture stamp - Star - to kiss the mug...

These were my original trial stampings:


The first card blank I used was white pearlescent - it did not like the ink...


However I did like the effect on the mug...

I then moved on to a plain cream card base  and this time the kissing technique worked very well...





I will link this to the Less Is More Challenge

Happy Crafting!





5 comments:

  1. Great stamping Susan, I'm sure you'll be using this technique over and over!
    Super job!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
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  2. It looks fabulous Susan, it's a good feeling when it all works together well.

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  3. Your first attempts are so much better than mine! Love these!

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  4. Simply fantastic Susan, loving your coffee cup and got stash-envy here!
    Great work with the technique and thanks so much for playing along this week!
    Sarah xx
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  5. Ooh, loving the mug, it looks fabulous! Great results with this technique.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
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