Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Distress inks and creating dimension

Just a little card to share with you today.

 I have found that stamping with distress inks over a distressed background can be very effective, but if you stamp the inked stamp twice without reinking it creates a shadow effect which gives depth. I hope this card shows you that.
Stamps used are the Leaf Sprig from Stampendous and a sentiment from Versus Rubber stamps.
I am joining the Word Art Wednesday Challenge with this card. The link is here.

Thats all for today!

P.S. Love that the blogs can be interactive! Here's wat Susanne from Canada had to say about the Pumpkin Soup recipe:
Hi Jacqueline :) I lovvve your patchwork pumpkin and Betty's pumpkin too!! Gorgeous! Guess what I'm doing right now ... it's very late, but after I saw your Potimarron Soup recipe .. I just had to go to the kitchen .. yup .. I'm busy making potimarron soup. Now I didn't know that is what you call these little squash-like pumpkins but I always get them from the farmer in the Fall. I have made a similar soup using a cooking-pumpkin but I really prefer the taste of these potimarron .. it's more full bodied is the only way I can describe it. I've been loving all of your beautiful cards that I've been seeing. Sending you a hug,Susanne

Jacqueline, I made a huge pot of the potimarron soup late last night .. it is sooo good!! Love the addition of the apples!! I had family come over today, everyone loved the soup and had second helpings. It's all gone!!! I will have to make some more tomorrow so that I will have it during the week! Thanks so much for sharing Jacqueline .. there is always so many wonderful things on your blog. I love your quote from CS Lewis. sending hugs, Susanne 


  1. Lovely card. Thanks for the tip that helps create dimension!

  2. This is stunning!!! What a beautiful effect ... you need to enter this at Word Art Wednesday with such a lovely sentiment ...

  3. This is awesome, Jacqueline! I love your technique, and it is such a blessing to see this beautiful card shared in our challenge this week at Word Art Wednesday. I hope you're enjoying our fellowship, and that you will come back to play along with us again soon. Tomorrow starts a double prize week, and we are SUPER excited to have you join us. I can't wait to see what you will create next....this one is AWESOME!
    Karen L
    Word Art Wednesday

  4. Prachtig Jacqueline, en bedankt voor deze tip, dit ga ik zeker proberen!


  5. Nou eens in het Nederlands; ik vind het prachtig. Mooie techniek. Heel subtiel en het geeft je kaart inderdaad iets extra's. Mooie kleuren!

  6. Wat een prachtig resultaat, zo fris en kleurig - bedankt ook voor de uitleg!

  7. This is what you do best, Jacqueline! Your colors and layering on this card are so beautiful!

  8. Love the stamping with shadows and the inking is superb. What a great card! Thanks for joining us at Word Art Wednesday. God bless!

    JO ANN

  9. What a great card. The depth looks awesome.

  10. Hello dear Jacqueline, a beautiful creation once again !
    Hope life is treating you well....
    Chris richards

  11. Beautiful! You can definitely see the depths in the card! Gorgeous colours Jacqueline!

  12. Your card looks so delicate and subtle Jacqueline, love the shadow effect!

  13. Your cards are always so beautiful and this is no exception, the colours are lovely and I love the wording

  14. This is such a gorgeous card.


  15. Love the colours and the effect of shadows. Beautiful card!

  16. Jacqueline - haven't stopped by in a while and I just wanted to saw how amazing all your posts are. Love them all. I am a big fan of Jamie too! Thanks for the inspiration. Hugs, Deirdre

  17. What a beautiful card! LOVE the colors and your design!
    Have a wonderful week-end, hugs, Karin

  18. Your Word Art Wednesday card is so gorgeous. I love the shadow stamping technique.

  19. Love the colors and the way you made this card!


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