Friday, 19 November 2010

We Three

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Over at Daring Cardmakers this week the challenge is We three - three of anything
so these Xmas cards that I've made fit the bill! ...................


The trees are stamped with a stamp that I made myself .............. out of cardboard! & are stenciled by again a handmade stencil for the 'branches'
I've stamped straight onto the card - very simple, no mounting & the sentiments are also stamped straight onto the card.
I used gold metalic paint for the tree shapes & copic's for one of the branches & stazon green ink for the branches on the other through the stencil.



For the third card - well it is We three challenge :-) I used gold brilliance ink which gives a more uniform stamping.
I used stickles to highlight one edge & coloured the stars with the gold ink to match, and decided not to stencil the branches this time.

9 comments:

camcraft said...

Oh Rachel - totally love your handmade stamp and stencil. Love the cards - your very brave stamping direct to paper - just lovely results. I have only ever made one stamp and that was using funky foam. I used a hole punch to get the desired effect I was after - it is fun doing such things and seeing the different results you get with different mediums etc.
Carole x

craftytrog said...

Your tree looks brilliant Rachel! Love the box too!
Alison x

Effie said...

I like that the same stamp gives different effects.......

Saskia said...

Great cards, so creative and so unique!!

Lovely to see your work at Daring Cardmakers! Thanks for joining us!

Sweet greetings, Saskia
(guest designer)

Rachel said...

Thanks :-)

It felt like I was going back in time but I love the different effects that you can get :-)

Samm said...

What a fab idea, thanks for joining in with DCM this week x

librariane said...

Nifty! I also like how you took the challenge to the max with three cards. ;)

Kathy said...

ahhh 3 cards, 3 trees.... a double whammy - maybe you should have gone for a triple whammy hehehe
They are fab cards, Rachel thanks for joining in with The Daring Cardmakers' challenge this week

Rachel said...

And the last one has 3 stars as well!! :-) LOL