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17 February 2008

TandaStamps-Klimt

Oh I do so love getting new stamps to play with.....especially when they are as gorgeous as these Klimt style stamps which Sue Law has designed for TandaStamps
Of course I had to have a play and here is the card I made with one image from Set 1 and a border from the other set.
The background is just a piece of plain smooth card which I have dabbed with Colourbox Fluid Chalk Inks. The image is stamped in Stazon-Jet Black straight onto the background and I have added colour using pencils and Gamsol. Highlighting has been done with a white gel pen.
I masked off the image and stamped the border to look as if it was behind the main image.
After removing that mask I masked around the image and dabbed with Versamark, added clear embossing powder and heated.
Finished off with a thin black pen border and some brads then layered on to a black mat then a cream card.




Two very inspiring stamp sets which I will be playing with a lot more methinks.

Sheila-x-

13 comments:

  1. TOTALLY STUNNING Sheila - I really love this!
    I will wander off and ave a nosey at the stamps as I am a HUGE Gustav Klimt fan!

    Fabby x
    Love Bex x

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  2. A fantastic card, the effect is stunning!!
    Clairexx

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  3. Eh wot? Your cards are beautiful!!!!!!!

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  4. Sheila, that is a fantastic card and one of the reasons I've given you the "You Make My Day" Award - the details are on my blog

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  5. Gorgeous stamps and amazing card ... any chance those will be selling in the US?

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  6. Gorgeous stamps - and you've done such a great job of using them. Also made me think of Charles Rennie MacIntosh.

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  7. You have given so much punch to this stamped image! Beautiful.

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  8. Hi Sheila, I'm so glad that you like my Klimt inspired stamps and I love what you have done with them....look forward to seeing more on your blog and on the Tanda forum.....
    hi smilynstef...the stamps are sold by Tanda and I believe that they will ship to the US, just check out the web site.....
    hi dollymixtures, funny you should say that....I am a fan of art nouveau and the last stampsets I designed for Tanda were two MacIntosh inspired sets.

    regards
    Sue Law

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  9. *gasp* - Sheila, that card is fantastic - thank you! :D

    Alex

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  10. This is stunning Sheila. I've looked at these stamps and himmed and haa-ed about them but you have clinched it! Love this card.

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  11. Wow stunning
    love the colours etc...think maybe another trip to tanda stamps hehe
    wendy x

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  12. Oh dear - I wish I hadn't seen this! Have to head over to Tanda now won't I? Just a stunning stamp and gorgeous colours. Lol x

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  13. Stunning card! I looked at these on the Tanda site and was undecided but you have inspired me, will have to get them now!
    Thank you for the kind comment on my blog, I feel an 'I'm not worthy moment' here. I have admired your work for such a long time.

    Katie

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