I am trying to get some cards made for my box and thought I would challenge myself to find a set of stamps that hadn't been used. I have a small tub of stampin' up stamps that never see the light of day and I chose the Nature walk set - now I think I may have used one or two of these many moons ago but I used a fair few of them to create a card that will be perfect for a man. (Hmmm I may know someone with a birthday in July who would like this).
I stamped the images on card that had been dipped in distress inks and found a piece of notebook style paper in my collage box and cut the celebrate from Tim's thinlits dies.
I used Bisters in Tim's flourish embossing folder to create the background - you can just see some of the flourish pattern showing.
I didn't want to add embellishments because of posting but I am pleased with the collage feel it has to it.
Whilst I had the bisters out I played with a couple of more backgrounds and you will see those cards another day.
Thanks for stopping by today.
hugs Brenda xxx
Fabulous use of those stamps Brenda and such a gorgeous background. I must investigate the bisters! Jennie x
Gorgeous shades and an amazing background. Look forward to seeing your other backgrounds made.
Hugs, Julie x
Gorgeous card,love the vintage look. Have you tried the Paperartsy infusions yet? They're like a mixture of Brushos and Bisters,very interesting
Lovely card Brenda. Gorgeous inky background,looking forward to seeing the others xx
this is so pretty Brenda - I really like all the elements and the final ensemble! Hugs Rachel
It definitely has a wonderful collage feel to it Brenda and I love the way the bisters look and also the neutral colour palette, just perfect for a man. Hugs, Anne xx
Wonderful inky backgrounds that give a feeling of depth and layers , the cards look fantastic.
Beautiful card, Brenda! Love that it's flat enough for mailing.
I love every bit of your work. Beautiful background.
Love the vintage look. Very inspiring. Everything fits
Sadly, I understand about stamps not being used. Love this... The birds, the drips, the scrap die pieces. Gorgeous!
Fabulous vintage card, Brenda! It was worth to use these neglected stamps :-)
Beautiful card, and fabulous background - will have to give that a go! As always, fabulous inspiration! xxx Lynn
This is a truly fabulous card! I love the way you have used the bister! Chrisx
Gorgeous! Brenda. Love the 'nature' theme in all those lovely tones of browns . The golden butterfly is a lovely contrasting accent. LIke you say it has a wonderful collage theme that you always do so well .
Hmm I somehow missed this one, but so glad I clicked back, love the wonderful background here and the collage elements make for a fantastic card!!
What a fabulous idea for Bisters!! You've produced such a wonderful watercolor look with that flourish, one of my favorites! Will definitely have to give this a go, and look forward to seeing more! xxx Lynn
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