Monday, September 17, 2012

Blending your stains

Outside the art world you wouldn't dream of blending your stains.  They are usually hard enough to get out of clothes, etc. on their own without combining them.  lol  But in the art world, blending is very much accepted and often desired.

The 21st CCCv2 challenge hosted by Linda at Studio L3 is Blended Stains and the details can be found on p. 45 of Tim's 2nd bookSimon Says Stamp is offering a $25 gift certificate to a randomly chosen winner.  Thank you!  So let's start staining and not worrying about the mess!

Sizzix/TH:  Thankful background embossing folder, Mini Acorn & Pumpkin mover & shaper dies

Stampers Anonymous/TH:  Thankful Silhouettes

Ranger:  Coffee archival ink; Peeled Paint, Wild Honey, Fired Brick, Rusty Hinge, Old Paper distress stains

Advantus:  grungepaper

Misc.:  raffia, burlap

Can you believe the first day of autumn is this Saturday here in the U.S.!?!?!?!?!??


  1. Amazing autumn tag, love how you added the shapers below.
    Hugs Anja

  2. What a gorgeous autumn tag! I love the colours, and personally autumn is my favourite season.

  3. Beautiful, the colors are just wonderful!

  4. Beautiful blending! Love the raffia, too... great touch!

  5. Oo Susan I like your Autumn tag, the colours are beautiful. So rich and golden. I must see more of your wonderful creations and follow you to see what you do next. Michelle x

  6. Perfect images for these glorious colors! The gold is amazing here! Love this tag!

  7. this is beautiful, Susan! I hope you've resolved your inky problem today!

  8. oooo gosh this blendy thing is gorgeous!