Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Masterboard Magic

I had a go at making a Masterboard recently for a challenge set by my crafty pal Debbie. The challenge was to use cool colours and to make a Christmas themed project with it afterwards.

Here is my Masterboard. I used Distress Inks in Broken China, Black Soot and Peeled Paint for the background. The snowflakes were stamped in blue and green and I used plain old white gesso to stamp snowflakes and make lines over the top of it all.


I cut it into six fairly equal pieces and edged each piece with Black Soot Distress Ink


and here's one of the batch of six cards I made. The snowflake die is by Tim Holtz for Sizzix. The Sentiment is by Tonic.


Lx

8 comments:

  1. Glorious masteboard and colours and I am LOVING the cards you made from it.

    Also loving the caption beneath the photo of your new addition too

    Kathyk

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  2. Fantastic Lauren and looks so effective as the background piece. I must have a go at this challenge
    x catherine

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  3. Fabulous, my Colours Love the layering of the Colours & one of my favourite sentiments. Envious of your Talent ������������ xxx

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  4. I love your masterboard... though it wasn't until I got to the last picture that I realised it was a wintry one. I'd been seeing blossom and leaves against a spring sky - then had to turn my head around the snowflakes!! I guess we see what we want to see... In any case, it's really lovely, and the card works beautifully.
    Alison x

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  5. A fabulous Masterboard Lauren, such lovely colours and details, you have made a brilliant Christmas card with it.
    That photo of your dog with the bin lid around his neck always makes me chuckle!
    Enjoy the rest of your weekend.
    Pauline
    x

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  6. Awesome background, Lauren, and it looks fabulous with the snowflake and sentiment. Love it.

    Hugs
    Sue

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