New technique

My second post of the day featuring a new to me technique- kissing!

The idea for this card came form the Friday Mash up. 

The flower image was stamped using the kissing technique which basically involves inking a solid image and the image  a patter/background image in a different colour and putting the background stamp onto the solid stamp which gives the solid stamp a pattern/texture. In this case my flower was a solid image and the background stamp was a polka dot one from Marion Emberson. Not sure I explained that well *you'd never know I taught others for a living)  and a better description can be found here.

So, after I had stamped my flowers I cut them out, add a green paper twine "stem" and then stamped a circular sentiment. The sentiment is from a Hero Arts set "everyday sayings" the stamp wasn't actually curved to start with but I placed my clear acrylic block over a circle template and then curved the polymer stamp into shape, the stamp stayed in the curve shape whilst it was stuck on the block. I stamped the sentiment 3 times and added the pearls.

Thanks for looking, 

Rebecca x


This is so pretty Rebecca, love the positioning
Thank you vey much
"Less is More"
Kim P soft and delicate! Brilliant use of the sentiment! Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup!
Kasey ~ in Oz

I love your card, such a pretty and very CAS design. Brilliant use of the circular sentiment effect. Thanks for playing along in our fun challenge this week.

I used my kissing technique slightly differently, I used my second stamp to take ink away from the solid image, leaving a lighter pattern behind. So you can see there are many ways of using this technique.

Kasey ~ in Oz
Friday Mashup DT
Diane Vander Galien
Very Pretty!!! Great job with the kissing technique!!! Love the circle and the added dimension!!! Thanks for playing along with The Friday Mashup, GD Diane
This is lovely - cas - and great circular sentiment
I love how you placed the sentiment, curved around the image like that. Such a lovely CAS card!

Thanks for playing along with us at The Friday Mashup!
Heidi Baks
Beautiful CAS! I love the sentiment in a circle!! :) Thanks for joining the Mashup this week.
Hayley Kew
Simple but beautiful. These are really my favourite types of cards. Love how you make the sentiment in a circle and the flowers are just sweet!!! Happy you could play along at The Friday Mashup :)
Rita W
Rebecca, I absolutely LOVE this. It's totally the kind of card I'd love to learn to make. It's just gorgeous in its simplicity. Thanks for joining us at The Friday Mashup!
Mandy LaCroix
Love this CAS design! Great job!
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