Wednesday, January 23, 2013

PWC242 - New Technique

This week Paper Pretties is challenging you to try a "New Technique".  Are you cringing?  It's such a drag to try new stuff isn't it?  I know I'm reluctant to take the time to try something new when it's so much easier to just keep doing the same old things.  BUT I also know that it's good to stretch a little, so give it a try, there must be something you've seen online that you wanted to try.  If you need some help coming up with an idea you can go to Splitcoast Stampers.  There's a section of tutorials with lots of techniques you probably haven't tried yet.  Here's a link so you can find it easily.
My card used the "spotlight" technique.  It's pretty easy to do.  Stamp your image twice.  On one image color sections that you will punch out.  Mat the section(s) you colored, apply dimensionals and mount it to the uncolored image in the area that it matches.  I'm not sure if I like it or not, at first I didn't care for it but it's starting to grow on me. 
Here's the deets:
stamp - Paper Pretties "Brew Your Coffee"
ink - MFT Color Box Black Licorice
paper - MFT "Banana Split" card stock; Bazzill greyish blue card stock; Stampin' Up "Basic Black" card stock; October Afternoon "Sidewalks" patterned papers
miscellaneous - Prismacolor Pencils; bling; SU crochet ribbon; black waxed linen cord; teacup charm; MFT "Circle stax" die-namics; SU 1-3/8"
circle punch;
Here's the challenges:
Paper Pretties PWC242 - New Technique
Creative Craft Challenges 2 #2 - Bling It Up
Papertake Weekly - Tie Up Your Loose Ends
Top Tip Tuesday #94 - Lavishly Lovely Layers
Cutie Pie #36 - Use Three Different Textures
Thanks for stopping by, come back again.


  1. A gorgeous card. Thank you for joining us at CCC this fortnight. Marlene DT

  2. Great to try new things!

  3. Such a clever idea. Thank you for joining us this week at Creative Craft Challenge.
    Laine xx

  4. Love your card and the fun technique! Thanks for sharing with us at Top Tip Tuesday.

  5. I really like the spotlight technique, your card looks fab! Thanks for joining us at Papertake Weekly this week :)

  6. Thank you for joining the Cutie Pie 3 textures challenge and good luck x Susan x

  7. Oh this is a fab teqnique and I am thrilled that you've shared this with us. Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for another challenge. Bettina xx


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