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Cards and other handicrafts made by Jean Straw

Saturday, 23 April 2011

The Stampman ATC Swap.

          Hi Folks, this is the first post on my new blog, ( also my first ), and as I haven't got a clue what I'm doing please bear with me if things don't go quite right to start with.
           I have spent this afternoon making these ATCs for The Stampman swap.
           Firstly I coloured the backgrounds using DI in, Tumbled Glass,Stormy Sky and Chipped Sapphire. The "I will write peace" quote was printed using the computer and then the images stamped with Black Soot DI.The birds on a wire was done the same way except the quote is a Crafty Individuals stamp.The third one is stamped using an Inkadinkado bird stamp which I stamped in Brilliance Lightning Black ink. I then decided it looked too pale so I stamped it again on spare card with the same ink and embossed it with clear embossing powder and cut it out, coloured the flowers using Marvy pens and a water brush and fixed it over the first image with foam pads. I darkened all the edges with Black Soot DI and added some gemstones for embellishment.


  1. Hi!....Lovely...Do they come in Pink...!
    Sorry to bother, but one of the Blogs l follow,
    The ladies name is Noreen, and over a couple of years now, she has made me some special cards.
    Well worth a look....! :).
    Hope you don't mind me saying....

  2. Well done Jean! Glad to see you are up and running now. The ATCs are lovely as usual. Kate x

  3. Hi Jean, wanted to say thank you for the lovely ATC I received as part of the Stampman Swap xxx