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Okanagan, BC, Canada
Welcome to my crafting blog. After retirement, my husband and I moved to a beautiful location in the Okanagan area of British Columbia. I love all paper crafts including mixed media, journaling and cards. I also dabble in papermaking, photography, fibre art, and altered books. I am an active member of several card and mixed media groups and on the design team of several challenge blog. I love the world of blogging, it has opened many doors for me. My favourite quote is by Maya Angelou. “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” I hope you join me in my search for my creative side. Thanks for stopping by!


Monday, July 16, 2012

Metallic Markers with Brayer - Day 1

It is my turn again to be card captain this week at one of my favourite rubber stamp groups, Enjoy Michael Strong Rubber Stamps. Today’s creation was done with a technique using metallic markers with a soft rubber brayer.

I applied the markers directly onto the brayer by drawing lines after I had sprayed it lightly with a little bit of water. I then rolled the brayer on to white glossy card stock and turning the brayer slightly to have the colours blend together.

Once I had the background the way I wanted it I let the surface dry and then stamped two different beach stamps over my brayered background in Stazon ink. I embellished the card with Michael’s sea shell and star fish which I had stamped on a similar background.

Come join us at Michael Strong Rubber stamps.  Thanks for stopping by today and have a creative day.  



  1. OMG I love it Judy! wonderfully done, gonna have to try this technique!


  2. Wow, Wow, Wow, love this. I have to try this technique it is new to me! Love the colours. Regards Meighan