3 September 2010
Let's take a look at the DDRS051 Montmartre stamp set...
This stamp set includes images that were taken from the Montmartre area of Paris (hence the name of the set obviously!) I've always loved the lamp posts that are found along the streets and steps leading up to Sacre Coeur cathedral. I also love exploring the markets and shops around the corner with lots of little cafes and a few blocks over is the infamous Moulin Rouge. It's an area with rich history and much to be seen!
Godelieve created these stunning ATC's. Here's a closer look:
The Sacré Coeur stamp is heat embossed on a watercolored background.
Then colored it with watercolor pencils.
Some notes from Godelieve:
I stamped the Moulin Rouge stamp with Ranger Archival ink on red cardstock.
Added a bit of color to the windmill using pencils.
I embossed the bottom part in the Cuttlebug. Finished off with stamped postmark, a heat embossed vellum strip (Ornate Elements stamp set) and sticky pearls from Hero Arts.
And here's a card from Melissa:
I stamped the lovely image of the Sacre’ Coeur onto patterned paper with a newsprint on it. I love the look of layers, and stamping on a pattern is just one way of adding that layered touch. The block of stamped paper was then distressed with sanding, ink, and stitching and the result is an aged, weathered look to go along with the feel of the card.
Just beautiful Godelieve and Melissa!!!
Here's a card I've created with the Lamp Post image...
I created this with an alcohol ink background. I also think this would look great using the crayon resist technique with the little lamp post lights coloured in with the crayon so they stay white, giving the night time look! I must try that and show you!!
Hope you all like these ideas!!! Have a fabulous weekend!