Saturday, August 28, 2010

Wild Kissed!

Hello! Today I wanted to show also how useful these bold chunky images like the leafy branch above from the new StampTV kit Autumn Splendor are for different stamping techniques, today I am going to kiss in onto Wild at Heart frame, another set that's all about techniques! Here I inked up my "Wild at Heart" background in aqua, and then kissed the branch on in three places to balance the desgin, going off the edges and around the flowers, inked up in Coffee Bean. I also took a brown makerer and swiped it around the border to make it pop from the rest of the background.
Huff on the image and stamp! The stems just pop out from the brown leaves, like an emboss or white crayon resist. Isn't that beautiful with the brown pattern added? You cna achieve soem really cool multilayered look this way. Another great set that would be perfect for kissing onto this wildflower frame is my "Pressed Flowers".
Here is my finished card, with the mat cropped to give it a 1/8" border all around, layered onto Chocolate Brown and Ocean Mist. I sponged aqua ink over my rectangle die to make the white edge pop out on my sentiment tag.

Very simple card, but really makes a statement!

I want to make sure you don't miss these beautiful samples from Rose Ann Reynolds, she has already posted some beauties to her blog with this set here , here and here. (wild, wilder, wildest, hee hee!) And, I am very excited to see the STV gallery already blooming with samples using this set, I will certainly enjoy watching it grow! ;) Be sure to add your own creations when you sets start arriving next week! :)


  1. Absolutely gorgeous, Melanie! I love the turquoise and brown combo and the "kissed" branches!

  2. OMGoodness, LOVE the leaves kissed to the background -- gorgeous colors!

  3. I love how you've stamped the leaves and the gorgeous colors too!! Thanks for linking! :D


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