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Friday, November 21, 2008

Southwest Faux Layers

This card features a Technique Junkie technique called Faux Layers, named because the entire scene is a single sheet of cardstock, which was then layered to rust cs, and then dark brown cs. Takes a while but the effect is so cool it's worth it!
(click photo for more detail)

(card measures 6 1/8" x 4 7/8")
STAMPS: all I Brake For Stamps - blanket bkgd is a single stamp, words from Time To Stamp 'Travel Atc' sheet, and all the rest from the 2 Southwest half-sheets #'s RB026 and RB012
INKS: Stampin' Up! Creamy Caramel and Really Rust, Staz-On Timber Brown, Distress Antique Linen, Tombow marker #969
SUPPLIES: colored pencils, square punch, repositionable tape, Tim Holtz distressing tool, Q-tip, sponge
TECHNIQUE: Faux Layers - Technique Junkie newsletter Dec 07

Thanks for stopping by! :o)


Manna said...

Ha, I read the directions of this and I was lost! Never attempted to try again. Bad me :) Will have to go back and reread and see if I can understand it and try it for real. Yours turns out real well with great effect and I love it!

Lydia said...

Where are you from? This is so beautiful and your colors are so true!!! I'm headed to Santa Fe for Thanksgiving, so you are speaking to ,y heart with this card!!!


Anonymous said...

I absolutely love this card. The coloring is exquisite and your technique fabulous!!!
you did it again, Cheri

Maxene Choi said...

Wow, georgo!!! This card is so beautiful!!!!!