Friday, November 15, 2019

Knitting Background Stamp by Darkroom Door


Hi guys!
I am creating with the Knitting Background Stamp by Darkroom Door. 
This coordinates with the
Hand Knitted set beautifully!!
My first project is a card using the Knitting Background as a background.
I was going for a camo background.  I used Distress Oxide inks to create the background.
The background stamp was stamped on white cardstock and trimmed down to
card size.  It was then placed in watered down Distress Oxide ink (3 different
 colors of brown and greens).  I used a heat tool to speed up
the drying of the ink.  The yarn balls were stamped using the same colors of
ink.  They were wrapped in twine to match the ink.  The sentiment was
 stamped out on Kraft cardstock and cut a part in strips.  The sentiment was
added to the card front with 3D adhesive by Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L.

This is a really cute idea to do with children.  It is easy too!
Stamp the Knitting Background on Kraft cardstock with the color
of ink you want. I used Archival/Potting Soil.  Trace the mittens
on and then cut out.  Decorate with cotton and embellishments.  Cut two and
then glue twine or jute on one side.  You can cut two of each hand and then
the twine won't show on the back.  That is how these were created.  Speckle with
white acrylic paint for the snow effect. 

Close-up of the Knitting Background!!!
Products used:
Darkroom Door: Hand Knitted and Knitting Background stamp
Ranger: Distress Oxide inks, Archival/Jet Black
 Thanks for stopping by


3 comments:

  1. Wow, that is sooooo realistic! I am really temped by this stamp after seeing your great projects!

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  2. Ohhhhhh these are fabulous!!! LOVING that background!!!!!

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  3. Oh my goodness what wonderful projects with this new stamp Connie!! Love them both~ (And how clever with the darn it... card! ; ) I really love mittens and this set is wonderful with the inked knitted look. You have the greatest and freshest ideas! Always a treat to look in your blog Connie - Thanks for the inspiration~ Hugs, karen o

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