Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Stampotique Junkies...

The Stampotique Designers Challenge this time is being sponsored by The Technique Junkies... here is all the blurb for you to read before you dash off to see the amazing artywork from the DT...

We are so excited today at Stampotique Designer's Challenge! Have we got the ultimate challenge for you

Our hostess this week, Monique challenged our team to use a technique on their creation. And, we decided to take it a step further and what better place to turn than Pat Huntoon of the Technique Junkie Newsletter. Stampotique is teaming up with the Technique Junkies team to create using the Faux Barnwood Technique. We want you to join us this week and you can use the Faux Barnwood Technique or any of the techniques Pat uses on her website. Please make sure to link within your post which technique you are using. If you are a Technique Junkies subscriber and using a technique out of the newsletter, please highlight the name and issue you are creating from.

What are you playing for this week? Oh.....good question! How about we give away 2 prizes this week along with 2 winners??? Pat Huntoon has been very gracious and is giving away one of the Fancy Folds and Motions CDs PLUS a two year, online only subscription (2010 and 2011 issues) for one winner and the other winner will be receiving a $30 gift certificate towards stamps to the Stampotique store. We will randomly draw 2 winners for the prizes before our next challenge on March 9th.

Make sure to stay tuned to the website as both the Stampotique design team AND the Technique Junkies design team participated in this challenge and we will be sharing some wonderful creations using the Faux Barnwood technique over the next 2 weeks here.

So, what are you waiting for????? Get out some papers, some inks, some stamps and join us!

Please remember the following rules when entering this challenge:
1. This is a STAMPOTIQUE ONLY stamps week
2. You must LINK to the Faux Barnwood Technique or a technique from Technique Junkies that you chose to use within your blog post
3. Please link directly to your challenge post, not to your general blog
4. Contest will close at March 8th at 5 p.m. EST

I have altered a little 5" square hardcover book for my entry... I started by painting the whole base with black paint and then once this had dried I stamped Daniels Hearts in Gold Krylon... then I applied the technique and whilst this was drying Wilbur and Marci met up and decided to stick around on the front of the book (oooh, yes, mentalness is starting to show thru again)

The Hanging Hearts and the Hearts Border were stamped with black StaZon and then coloured using Distress Inks and a waterbrush. I added an Ornate Frame and the word Whatever... because the book is actually my "whatever book" for my hangbag... so I can jot down "whatever" whenever I feel like it :O) Thanks for looking... do hop on over to see the Design Team and their GORGEOUS pieces... I tell you, they are well worth the hop over .... TTFN

Hels x


ScrappyDandyDoo said...

Ooooo I love it :D

Julie xx

Gillian said...

Much lushness Hels, fab result on the faux barnwood technique, love everything about this. x

Charli said...

Lovely project Hels, am just about to follow the link to find out what exactly the faux barnwood technique is lol!

Also, I'm sure its unintentional on your part, which probably makes it funnier, but you mention wanting us to read the details first and thats followed by the pic with the 'bla bla' background.... could just be my sense of humour but I found that funny!!

Charli x

Netty said...

Its terrific Hels, x

Minxy said...

I just love this technique and what you've done on the card x

Larisa said...

wow! It is beautiful. To be honest - I did not understan about the technique all right - too many English words but my English is poore... But I wish I could make the same oneday - too gorgerous job))))

Helen said...

Totally fab - love that bla bla stamp.. got it on the list, lol!

Anonymous said...

What a fabulous card Hels! Love every little detail, just gorgeous

Kat said...

what a cool book cover Hels,
I love that weatherd wood look to you background,

Anesha said...

Fantastic, love it!

Moniqui said...

Your background looks awesome! Fun card!

craftimamma said...

This is great Hels. I love how the gold hearts peek through the 'cracks'and that technique turned out just brilliantly. Lovely little project that's big on style.

Lesley Xx

thekathrynwheel said...

This is gorgeous - your crackles turned out really well :-)

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Wow, I love it.

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