Sunday, 12 May 2013

Clarity Pattern Building.... with a difference

Usually when someone mentions Pattern Building in relation to Clarity.. I think Clever corners... but while I was creating this months ATC.... Texture, which I will post a pic of once I give it to Barbara! I made some of my own paper.... using Clairty stamps from the Remountable Haberdashery Set

And here is what I came up with.

Oh I also got some inspiration from Maria Simms Clairty Take 2 show. The Cool masking technique.

So I stamped the buttons first, then I masked them off and stamped over them with the dotty patch. I used adirondack inkpads Denium, and Meadow.

On this Paper I used the lettuce adirondack inkpad.

Ooops has it really been a month!

Hi Everyone, gosh I can't believe its been a month since I last posted something, its been a bit crazy the last while. So what have I been up to! Well i just created two of the Clarity samples from Aprils New Designs Stamps... the Bird Cage. I must say I really do love Clarity's Stamps, and with all the techniques that Barbara shares, it just makes them extra special, don't you think?

So the first card, that I made a stab as is the Guilding Flakes Two-Tone:

I made it as per Barbara's Project sheet, except that I used Autumn Guilding Flakes and for the center of the card, I added gold and white perfect pearls. Then I mounted it onto Black Clarity Card.

For the Leafy Swirl in Blue, I followed Barbara's project sheet but I did add some stamps from the Bird Cage Lesson, in Black Archival. I then added an outline around the outside using a promarker.

The other reason for doing these cards was to get some practice in before I head of to the Clarity Retreat in Cowden in two weeks.... wahoooooo I cannot wait... gotta go get some more practice in ;-) I will post more  on Cowden!!