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Sunday, 8 April 2012

Woodland Dreams from Chocolate Baroque

When we exhibited at Malvern last month one of the stamp plates I used in my demo was Woodland Dreams from Chocolate Baroque. After the show, when I created display board and workshop samples from my demo bits, it brought home to me what a versatile plate this is, and I didn't even use the large square feature stamp!

I was using home made masks cut from Bazzill Plastic Paper with Distress Inks in Mustard Seed, Spiced Marmalade and Barn Door in these samples ....

....with a little added Cosmic Shimmer Drawing Ink in Marigold Burst. The other samples were all made using Distress Inks in Crushed Olive and Tumbled Glass....

a little touch of Glitter, courtesy of the lovely ladies from Glitter Perfect (we have their fabby glue in store now BTW!)....

....and a touch of Cosmic Shimmer Drawing ink in Silver Sheen to finish with.

Different shadings were achieved simply by varying the order in which I applied the Distress Inks. The punched edges were done with one of the new Tonic Studios Border Punches which will slip through 300gsm cardstock effortlessly thanks to their geared action.

These stamps featured in a recent Take One Stamp workshop at Snazzys, and if this has whetted your appetite for a similar workshop - I only ever teach projects once so there is always something new to try - you can pop over and inspect the next three months' workshop schedules here.

That's all for now, thanks for looking and have a very Happy Easter xx


  1. What a fantastic collection of cards! This is a gorgeous set of stamps I know (I have them from my time on the CBDT) but I'm in awe of how many different designs you've come up with. They're stunning! I'm stamping my foot now in a paddy because I would so love to be in on one of your workshops.

    Lesley Xx

  2. Fantastic collection of cards from this set, thanks for putting them up for us all to see.