Thursday, August 21, 2014

Going Tribal with Mayuri

Hello there - Mayuri here to share a card I made using Winnie & Walter's Scenery: Rectangled & Triangled stamp set. I absolutely adore sets like this because I love creating patterns - the possibilities are literally endless with this one. In fact, you could combine it with the Scenery: V for cheVron and Scenery: It's a Wonderful Pennant to go even further! With that in mind, here's my 'tribal' themed card:
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I found various inspiration on Pinterest when I searched for 'tribal', but this image in particular was one that I gravitated towards:
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I masked off a half inch border with washitape all the way around an A2 watercolour card base and painted some coloured stripes across the front with Distress Inks. Once dry, I built a pattern using individual stamps from Scenery: Rectangled & Triangled - you need quite a juicy black ink pad to get a great impression. I used Simon Says Stamp's Black dye ink and it worked really well...
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Before removing the washitape, I retouched some areas with a black sharpie pen and drew some horizontal lines to give a more finished, graphic look to the tribal pattern. I didn't want to add too much more to the card so simply adhered a white die-cut 'Thanks' on top. This background is so versatile, and can be changed up really easily if you paint the stripes in different colours.
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Hope you feel inspired to create lots of patterns! Thanks for stopping by ;-)

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15 comments:

  1. So authentic. Looking...amazing coverage with that black ink.

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  2. Love the colors combined with the bold black tribal design.

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  3. wow that is incredible.. so creative and oh so clever.. love it

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  4. This is so cool! The stamping is so precise and perfect!

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  5. Wow! Mayuri's card is stunning! I love the drama between the water-coloured background and the stamped image.

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  6. WOW!!! This is AWESOME!!! Love it!

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  7. Brilliant, so beautifully crafted!!!

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  8. Great inspiration. I will be casing this one for sure as I love the graphic look.

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  9. AWESOME card Mayuri - LOVE your stamping and REALLY COOL design!!!
    THANK YOU for sharing, I've never tried anything as adventurous as this and really look forward to trying it :)

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