Sunday, October 20, 2013

Crate Chalkboard Week

This week, Crate Paper is showcasing all things chalkboard. Chalk is really IN right now and you do see a lot of companies coming up with their own chalkboard lines. I took on the challenge and here is my take...

I started with black cardstock paper and used a background stamp and white pigment ink to stamp random images throughout. Before the white ink dried, I used my fingers to smudge certain parts of the stamped images. This created areas that were more pronounced than others and left behind a smudgy chalk effect. To match my darker background color, I knew I would use bolder, brighter embellishments from the Flea Market collection. I opted for a black and white photo, a perfect complement as it helps make the scrapbook process easier with less conflicting colors to deal with. 

If you are wondering, the background stamp is from Basic Grey. It is by far my most favourite background stamp. I especially love the look of this stamp when it is embossed in white. 

Be sure to check out the Crate Paper's blog to the DT's take on chalk. 


Dont forget that my GIVEAWAY is ending in 4 days time. Be sure to hop by and leave a comment if you want a chance to win. All are welcome. (: 

Have a great Sunday!

1 comment:

Leanne said...

wow! stunning!!!! I love this LO..x

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