SaWo – bandage it!

Interestingly enough, the Saturday’s Workout challenge was to use bandages/muslin/cheesecloth to stamp/create backgrounds with… I think! Anyway, whilst clearing out one of the kitchen drawers and packing this afternoon, I came across a sticky bandage we have (for the dogs) and cut a piece off to make a background and use as a stamp.

I painted the top half of the page with gesso and tried stamping into it with the bandage – not terribly successful; I probably used too little gesso. Then I painted gesso onto the bandage and stamped with it – better! I used a couple of distress inks for colour and stamped my images with black Stazon.

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I used Ria’s Funky Houses and Funny People stamps and doodled to complement them… This makes me think of DH, DD and me going from one house to the new one!! 🙂

Each day we get a little closer and more boxes packed!

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8 Comments

  1. This looks great, love the doodling.

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  2. Your background is wonderful. Great colors.

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  3. Sandy

     /  April 19, 2009

    Wow Rosie this is very impresssive.
    Fantastic work. Love them.

    Thanks Rosie for playing this technique on SaWo.

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  4. beautiful card! so love the background!

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  5. Great card Rosie!

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  6. Wow what a fantastic card.
    Unbelievable background.

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  7. ellen

     /  April 21, 2009

    what a fun creation , love the way you have connected the funny people by the doodling

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  8. Fantastic background!

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