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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Shaving Cream & Re-Inkers

I was watching good old Martha Stewart doing a marble technique with water and thought.. Hmm... I have never tried the shaving cream technique. So I sent my daughter up to borrow my husband's shaving cream. Much to my disappointment it was a gel. :)


I had to sneak out later and get me the cheapest brand of shaving cream. I sprayed out the shaving cream on acetate and dripped drops of the re-inkers (Blue, Green, Yellow) and used a pointy object to swirl and mix. This is one of the backgrounds I created. It was very dark and hard to stamp over so I embossed with the white flourishes and then added a layer of the ferns stamped in versamark and embossed with brown embossing powder.

I added the sentiment embossed in white embossing powder, gel pen accents and gems.

Products:
  • Hero Arts - Design Block - Flourishes
  • Hero Arts - Three Ferns
  • Martha Stewart - Cornice Border Punch
  • Zing Embossing Powder - Brown
  • Uni-Ball Signo White Gel Pen (Love this pen.. bought another brand and it really doesn't compare)
  • Ranger - Seafoam White Embossing Powder
  • Ranger - Distress Re-inkers Broken China, Shabby Shutters, Mustard

Thanks for stopping by...

**** Updated... There is a great video of shaving cream and how to do it here: http://stamptv.ning.com/video/shaving-cream . Some one was kind enough to comment and point me there.

Suzz

11 comments:

  1. What a cool background you created with this technique. The colors are fantastic.

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  2. Wow, Sue!!!! This is totally gorgeous, wow wow wow!!

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  3. How cool that you did the technique on the acetate. I usually dirtied a pyrex dish. I am going to have to try it that way. I love what you did with the backgound in addition to the white signo pen too!

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  4. This is so creative, Sue! Love your card...

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  5. Love your technique! So gorgeous... You crack me up... sneaking out to get shaving cream! Just like a truly dedicated stamper!

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  6. So happy to visit your blog again and find your stunning work - so love those blues and greens - beautiful Sue!

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  7. Hi, Suzz! Turned out great! I love the white dots on the dark chocolate brown. Totally "makes" the card! :-)

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  8. Otra preciosidad, todos tus traajos son éxitos seguros.

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  9. WOW, this is just stunning Suzz!!!!

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  10. Another beautiful card, Suzz! I love this so much!!! :)

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  11. Gorgeous! I haven't seen Martha's demo, is it done on acetate? Or did you mix it on acetate and then paint it on paper?

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