Friday, 25 June 2010

Yes, more greens...

You probably wouldn’t guess it but the brayering on this card is done with Certainly Celery (top) and Old Olive (bottom). They’ve turned out remarkably similar, haven’t they? Although the difference is a little more clear in real life.

It’s a simple idea – brayer a background, stamp in black and then colour in with white gel pen for a striking contrast.

For the rather off-the-wall ribbon treatment, I punched a hole in each corner with the Crop-A-Dile™ and threaded the ribbon through, securing at the back. I twisted and turned it, securing the odd bit here and there with a tiny dab of Snail adhesive.

Stamps: Simply Said, Tiny Tags
Cardstock: Certainly Celery, Basic Black, Whisper White
Ink: Basic Black, Certainly Celery, Old Olive
Accessories: Black gingham ribbon, Word Window Punch, White gel pen, brayer, Crop-A-Dile™

All products by Stampin' Up!®


  1. Love this and am definitely going to have a go with the green's thanks for sharing

  2. Hmmmm, like this, very clever with the ribbon and the brayering (which I'm yet to try).

  3. I love the way you've used the ribbon here, Helen. Gorgeous card!



  4. Lovely shades of green - the brayering looks awesome. And not to miss the black and white ribbon... reminds me of an elegant ladies dress!

    Warm greetings from sunny Indonesia (and sometimes rainy and thunderous, too)



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