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It's a new week of challenges to share at Simon Says Stamps Monday Challenge.   What technique do you love?  I love a lot of techniques so I can't pick just one.  I went whit what I wanted to play with at the time.  Since I love all my stuff really anything works.  In this case...texture paste!

Using texture paste adds a stunning element to your creations.  I love how it can be inked, stamped and manipulated creating a fantastic layer.


For this canvas I started with a little gesso smeared randomly.  Then some stamping and yep, texture paste and stencils.


The Ephemera is growing on me.  I am starting to use my huge stash more.


I inked the edges and layered the roses.


I was given an old photo album full of amazing people, places and random stuff all around the 1940's.  So I used my distress markers for some colour.


After the stenciled texture paste is dry you can just add distress spray stain.  Amazing colour!


I inked up a framed alpha part.


Don't forget the sides for stamping.  But don't press hard...let it be vintage looking.


Adorn a metal area and done in no time!


Thanks Flurry for watching over my photo session.  


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Comments

  1. Gorgeous stencilled texture - one of my favourite techniques too (in fact I quite often forget that you can do anything else with stencils!). Love this beautiful collage with its fab background.
    Alison x

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  2. Gorgeous work of art Nicole :-) I just love the whole design of this, absolutely stunning!
    Love the pic with Flurry too ;-)

    luv
    Lols x x x

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  3. Beautiful canvas, Nicole! I love the colors and how you embellished!

    *mwah*
    Steph
    Simon Says Stamp!

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  4. Such an amazing project! Love the stamping along the sides, clever!

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  5. The background and all the embellishments are gorgeous. Love your creation! :)

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  6. Wonderful card, love your delicate color choice and background is fab! barbarayaya

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  7. Lovely texture on your card! It's a beautiful piece!

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  8. Beautiful! I love how you brought together the elements so beautifully on your canvas. Love the texture in the background and how it frames the gorgeous focal point.

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  9. Such a pretty canvas! The picture is so cool! So much texture, love it! Hugs, Sandra

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  10. Beautiful canvas Nicole and I love all the layered elements, they look wonderful! :)

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