Thursday, 19 May 2011

Kissing Just us Girls!

Just us Girls is asking for kissing with a twist... what's that? I hear you say... in fact it's just that. The kissing technique is where you ink up a plain stamp and then press another inked stamp onto it using a contrasting colour, before stamping onto the card.. The 'twist' this time comes from the fact that the second stamp is not merely pressed onto the first, but twisted too.
On this card you can see the panel I started with was inked in Baja Breeze, and then the little flower from the  SU Simply the Best set was stamped in Crumb Cake both straight and twisted.
Once prepared I then huffed a little onto the stamp to ensure that the first ink I used hadn't dried out too much and stamped directly onto my card.
After making this backdrop, I added a few butterflies from the SU Embosslits Beautiful Wings, complete with a few appropriately sized pearls, finally adding the sentiment also from Simply The Best.
The sun is shining and I'm off for a spot more retail therapy this afternoon.


  1. Really great card - I haven't used that technique in ages.

  2. What a cool challenge, and you rocked it!!! Your card is really beautiful, Chrissie.

  3. This is lovely Chrissie, Looks like a piece of vintage wallpaper. x

  4. How beautiful Chrissie - perfect colours and the twist does add something special. The gorgeous butterflies are the perfect finishing touches though - I am obsessed by these butterflies! Enjoy your retail therapy! Vx

  5. FAB card, super technique

  6. Chrissie, this is absolutely stunning! I love how you used the Kissing with a Twist technique, and your CAS layout is superb!

    Thanks for playing along with Just Us Girls this week!

  7. Tis LOVELY Chrissie!
    Christine x

  8. What a gorgeous card Chrissie.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  9. SO beautiful love the colour combo, and the embossed butterflies. Very classy

  10. This. Is. STUNNING! WOW! Love your CAS kissed creation Chrissie! Fabulous! Thanks so much for playing along with JUGS! Congrats on your Chic of the Week win - so well deserved!


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