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February 8, 2012

Ribbit - He's Back!

I dusted off my neglected Frog Pond stamp from Lasting Impressions with Panache and used the Reinker Watercolor Technique from the February Technique Junkie Newsletter to create my background.  This technique is perfect for adding backgrounds to line art images.  I did find that the Reinker spread nicer when the Watercolor Paper was misted prior to adding the Reinkers; this technique also works wonderfully on Matte Coated card stock.

Speaking of colorful backgrounds, I can't wait to ink up my new Gelli Arts Plate, it will be perfect for creating similar colorful backgrounds!  I packed it in my bag (along with a number of things) for my creative day with Sue, hopefully I'll get more than just one project done during our visit!

Stamps - Lasting Impressions with Panache Frog Pond
Ink - Ranger Black Archival, Ranger Distress Ink Gathered Twigs; Reinkers Celery, Brilliant Blue, Teal
Card Stock - Watercolor, Black, Teal, Celery
Other - Spritz Bottle, Non Stick Craft Sheet, Acrylic Block, Sponge Dauber

Enjoy your day!


Ann said...

Somehow I felt we would see a comeback with him with this technique! ;-) Looks wonderful.

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Love the frog and fabulous scene and background. Tracy x

Suzanne C said...

Beautiful background. Love the image. Can't wait to see that gelli plate. Looking forward to creating a few different projects! :)

Netty said...

Great background Lisa and loving your frog. x

stamping sue said...

I have that stamp!!! thanks for reminding me. guess it's time for me to dust it off and play, too.
stamping sue

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Funny, I was waching tv the other day and frogs just started falling out of the sky....this one must have found your house! Beautiful scene with froggie, and have fun at Sue's.............whaaaaa

Terry said...

Just loving your froggie and he looks stunning with that background! Speaking of, I can't wait to see what you do with those plates! I love making my own backgrounds, so this might be right up my alley!

Shelly Schmidt said...

OMG that stamp always makes me think of you!!! I love the gorgeous colors for your background. Have fun with your friend- Ohhh that pad looks really neat- I do not think you will get too much done......! hahaha

Mona Pendleton said...

So pretty Lisa! What a great result using that technique!

Basement Stamper said...

this background looks great with the frog image.

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