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Vintage Page Designs: Keep It Simple

June 25, 2012

Keep It Simple

It's been a while and I'm still feeling in a creative slump.  But I forced myself to get out my stamps last weekend and make something.  I decided to keep it really simple.  I covered one of my new Fred Mullett stamps with markers, spritzed it with water and stamped onto watercolor paper.  Once dry, I stamped a sentiment on top.

On the second card, I added a little more interest to the panel by sponging ink around the edges and spritzing the main panel with marker.

I then fooled around a little more with the same image, stamping the same image several times using a positioner and adding detail with prisma pencils and gamasol.  I decided not to make cards with these ones, but put them in my journal instead.  I like how they turned out.  My mojo will return one day!

Have a creative week!


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At June 25, 2012 at 11:25 AM , OpenID lynne said...

I'd say your mojo has definitely returned.
Positively beautiful (and elegant) in their simplicity.

At June 25, 2012 at 1:27 PM , Blogger Ellie said...

LOVE it, am going to have a look at that gorgeous stamp!

At June 26, 2012 at 5:03 AM , Blogger Debi said...

stunning!!!!!!!!! can't believe that you've been in a creative slump, these are gorgeous! Debi x

At June 28, 2012 at 3:03 PM , Blogger Cathy L. Calamas said...

I want that kind of slump!! :)) beautiful!!

At June 28, 2012 at 6:54 PM , Blogger trisha too said...

Oh SO pretty, Ali!

I am terrible at the CAS thing, but you make me want to try this.

And it just so happens, I need to make a couple cards . . .

(Even mojos need a break now and again--don't be too hard on the little guy. He'll be back. :)

At June 29, 2012 at 12:14 PM , Blogger Electra said...

I don't think your mojo has gone anywhere-these are lovely!

At June 30, 2012 at 10:15 AM , Blogger Nan G said...

Mojo is alive and kicking! These are wonderful. Makes me want to try CAS! Need find some Fred Mullet stamps too!

At June 30, 2012 at 12:02 PM , Blogger trisha too said...

Well, my CAS efforts failed miserably, but I DID make an easel card using some beautiful Vintage Page Designs papers!

You can see it HERE.



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