Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Grunged Up Cornflower with Blockhead Stamps

Hi Dreamers,
I should be relaxing on the beach as you read this.  I am vacationing in Florida and have schedule some posts to keep you occupied while I am gone.  LOL.  The Design Team at Blockhead Paper Arts are showcasing the Grunge It Up Stamp set.  I used this set to "grunge" up the Cornflower Stamp.



Materials List:
Stamps:
Cornflower
Grunge It Up
Inks:
Frayed Burlap, Black Soot Distress Ink -Ranger
Terra Cotta Walnut Ink Spray
Gold Shimmer Spray
Crafter's Workshop Template-Mini Harlequin
Flannel fabric
Chain
Gold Cording
Cardstock: White, Kraft, and Black



Make the background by placing the template on top of the white CS.  Spray with gold glimmer spray ink.  Let it pool up a bit to get those really intense blobs of goldy shimmer.  Dry.  Stamp the Cornflower with Black Soot Distress ink.  Stamped the Grunge elements with Frayed Burlap DI.  Tear the edges of the stamped piece and distress edges with Frayed Burlap.  





Layer onto Kraft and black CS.  What would Grunge be without flannel??!!  I tore some strips of green flannel and grunged it up with Terra Cotta Walnut spray.  Let dry.  Glue to card front.  Pin a recycled piece of broken jewelry and add some gold cording.  I used a piece of scrap from the background to decorate the inside.  Also stamped more of the elements from the Grunge It Up set.  And, there is still room to write a note or add a sentiment.  



Well, hope you are having a great day!! Love ya.
Karen

3 comments:

trisha too said...

That is so pretty, Karen, and I never would have thought to layer the two.

And of course the shimmer is the perfect touch!!

:)

Leigh S-B - The Sharpie Domino Queen said...

Wonderful grungy project Karen!! I linked it up with mine for you while you're relaxing on that beach ;0) Hope you're busy enjoying yourself!!!

Colleen Dietrich said...

Nice layering of stamps! I looove that cornflower. :) The twinkle you gave the harlequin pattern is pretty, too.