Good day from Judy Jackson. Because the base card layer is white card stock, it is hard to see in a scan. So I scanned the back of a blue children's book sitting on my desk. That way the white edge will show up. There is no blue card layer. OK, now I have explained this. I feel better and can go on with this blog post!
Years ago I unmounted a bunch of stamps (nearly every wood mounted stamp I own) and forget to make a note of some of the stamp companies who made the stamp. So I do not know who makes this stamp. I have tried to find which company made this stamp but I have been unsuccessful so if you know please let me know. Ann Clack has let me know this stamps is from Stampendous! Thank you Ann!
I wanted to get a head start on Christmas cards this year so I have been working at it bit by bit. This is a fairly easy technique -- a bit fussy but really not too time consuming at all. Plus it has the additional advantage of being flat without a lot of necessary embellishment so it mails quite easily. The technique is "enough" all by itself. As you can see I made two versions. I know the first one is nice all by itself - its simplicity has an elegance of its own. But I decided I wanted another layer behind the tiles. Only a very small amount of the focal image is colored and I colored those little areas with my Copic markers after it was put back together. Then I added a bit of glimmer spray on both cards.
The Aged Tiles technique is from the April/May Technique Junkie newsletter.
Which one do you like best? Hope you have a creative day!