Monday, 11 June 2007

Chalk & Cheese


Some say I have a style, I am unsure myself...? Through blogging I have learnt to be more diverse, and I am loving it, sometimes never knowing how exactly creations will turn out!? I bought this new stamp and wanted to try it out with chalks, I stamped the image in brown on cream card and tried to use the chalks to colour it in, hmm not happy with results. Then I came across the website (thanks to one of my blogging friends), a CHALK challenge, time to reclaim those chalks. So This time I thought if I use the chalks to colour in the background FIRST, using the colours roughly where the image will be placed, then stamp on top... and sure enough it worked! I cute the image, inked the edge and chalked the background card and stamped using the same technique.

8 comments:

Gillian Hamilton said...

Beautiful my dear....so beautiful!
that is such a clever way to use the chalk.. well done you!
and is it my imagination or does this beautiful stamped image look like you?

mamaluke said...

nice! very delicate with the chalking

Jacqueline's Craft Nest said...

Beautiful vintage image and lovely layout!

Jacqueline's Craft Nest said...

Beautiful vintage image and lovely layout!

Godelieve said...

It's beautiful! Love your chalking/stamping on the main image, and on your card too, great result!

Kathi Rerek said...

Very pretty card. The chalking looks wonderful and adds the perfect touch!

Barbara said...

OH really gorgeous, love the shading.

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

This is lovely Esther and I think Gillian is right about the stamp resemblance!