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August 28, 2013

New from Artistic Outpost - Chalk Wisdom and Chalk it Up!

This month Artistic Outpost is releasing two fabulous Chalkboard Style stamp sets that coordinate wonderfully with each other and also look fabulous with many of the other plates Artistic Outpost has to offer!

Chalk it Up  features frames, collage elements, and lovely chalky bits, while Chalkboard Wisdom  features plenty of inspiration with the hand lettered style set of sentiments.

I created the top card with a left over piece of Mono Printing I did on the Gelli Arts plate using Acrylic Paints and the Pinwheel One Stencil from Just A Trace.  I used stamps from the following Artistic Outpost plates - Think and Wonder, Whimsical Melange, Typography and  Chalkboard Wisdom.  The sweet children are stamped on Prima pattern paper, then adhered in place with Gel Medium.  I outlined all pieces with a STAEDTLER Pigment Fineliner to add depth.

Mixed Media Card Details:
Stamps - Artistic Outpost Think and Wonder, Whimsical Melange, Typography and  Chalkboard Wisdom
Card Stock - Black, Pumpkin, Mixed Media Paper
Ink - Ranger Black Archival, Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress Ink
Other - Ink Blending Tool, Gesso, Staedtler Pigment Fineliner, SAMJ, Prima pattern paper, Antique Linen Distress Stain, Gelli Arts Plate, Just a Trace Pinwheel One Stencil

My Mixed Media Card fits the Stampotique SDC114 3 Circles Challenge

To create the bottom card, I White embossed the quote from Chalkboard Wisdom on Black card stock, then added the cut out frame from the Chalk it Up plate.  The "friends" are from the Paperboy plate stamped in Black Archival on Prima pattern paper and sponged in Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress Ink.  I added a bit of Ranger Antique Linen Distress Paint to the Black card stock for a wiped off chalkboard feel.  To embellish I added some Mini Roses from Zva Creative and an Olive Swirl that was cut using Our Daily Bread Designs Fancy Foliage Die.

Bottom Card Details:
Stamps - Artistic Outpost Paperboy, Chalkboard Wisdom, Chalk it Up
Ink - Versamark, Ranger Gathered Twigs Distress Ink, Ranger Coffee Archival
Card Stock - Kraft, Black, Caramel
Other - Ink Blending Tool, Our Daily Bread Designs Fancy Foliage Die, Zva Creative Mini Roses, White Embossing Powder, Heat Gun, Big Shot, Prima pattern paper, Antique Linen Distress Stain

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Thanks for stopping by!
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Shelly Schmidt said...

Two great cards- love your Gelli backgrounds and love the new stamps-great new sentiments : )

Warratahstree said...

Fantastic cards. I really like the colour and style of them.

Handmade at Warratahstree

Words and Pictures said...

Such a gorgeous vintage look to these. Great minds think alike on the brother and sister clearly... and your chalkboard background with the girls against it looks so cool in the frame.
Alison x

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Gorgeous cards Lisa, I love love the backgrounds and wonderful warm tones. I always love your use of colour. I love those girls in the first stamp set, I need that set lol. Tracy x x

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Two wonderful cards made with these fabulous new releases. Loving the warm vintage tones and the way you pieced together the sentiment on the first one. Great backgrounds too!


Kate Yetter said...

Very beautiful cards! Love the frame & words on the second especially. The sepia tones look lovely!

Julia Aston said...

Love these images and great sentiments Lisa - your gelli background looks great behind the image!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Perfect choice of stamps for both your cards, and more Gelli fun!

Suzanne C said...

Beautiful cards! Love your backgrounds! Sweet images paired with the new sentiments and frames!

Candy C said...

Such pretty cards, Lisa. Love the style you've done on these. The colors are awesome as are the designs. <3 Candy

Terry said...

Awesome background for the precious girls and love how you broke up the sentiment and outlined it! That sentiment is perfect for the PB girls! Love these cards!

Anita Houston The Artful Maven said...

Both of these are awesome! Love the way you cut up the sentiment on first one! Great chalking on the second! The new plates are wonderful...love what they say!

Robyn said...

your backgrounds are amazing!

Sue said...

What beautiful cards Lisa, and I love your painty circles. Thanks so much for playing along at Stampotique Designers Challenge. Sue xx

Kay Wallace said...

Your white circles certainly add pizzazz to this card! I am all about vintage, so love your cards!!

Michelle said...

Fab card, Lisa! This was a great AO release. Very fun!

Kaz said...

Both are gorgeous cards Lisa. It's good to see you back with us at Stampotique.

akmoose said...

Love the framed friends card.

Reflective Art Studio said...

Stunning...Thanks for joining us at Stampotique Designer's challenge. xx

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