Sunday, 2 March 2014

Faux Barnboard

Good Morning.  Faux finishes have always intrigued me so the chance to play with inks and create a faux barnboard was right up my alley.  It all started when I saw this wonderfully done CARD.  Thanks Shirley-Bee for inspiring me!!!   Then Inspiration Challenge at Splitcoast forced me, I just had to make a card based on the photo below!
So, here is what I did to make the faux barnboard.  
I masked off the center area of my card front then scored around the edges with my ScorPal.  I like the way it framed out the area to be stamped.  Next, I scored the horizontal lines to represent the boards.  Then, I simply swiped my Weathered Wood and Anique Linen Distress ink pads over the scored area until I was happy with the look.  Then I inked up the branch with Memento markers, sprayed with water then stamped over the scored area.  Lastly, I added the sentiment from Daisy Bucket.  
Love how this turned out and will certainly be giving this another go.

I am adding my card to these challenges:
CAS-ual Fridays- SHADES of GRAY
Little Red Wagon- YEARNING for SPRING

Thanks so much for stopping by to take a look.

Supplies:  stamps- Rubbernecker, Daisy Bucket/ Distress ink/ Memento markers/ Scor-Pal


Inspiration Photo from Polyvore

22 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous, Karen! Thank you for sharing that fabulous technique. x

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  2. So glad I "clicked" on your page today!!!! Love this look.

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  3. I love your barnwood Karen so pretty, I want to try that, thanks for the inspiration :)

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  4. This is so gorgeous. Thank you for the directions - I must try one.

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  5. This is beautiful! The red flowers pop!

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  6. OMG!! This is BEAUTIFUL!! I LOVE the Water Colored look and feel of this card!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)

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  7. Wow, absolutely stunning! Love, LOVE the punch of red.

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  8. Ooh, Karen! Thanks for CASEing my card, but you've taken it to another level! I may just have to buy that blossom stamp so that I can CASE your card!! I absolutely love it! And thank you so much for your kind words, they meant a lot to me :)

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  9. this is wonderful...I love the look!
    Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  10. Awesome technique, Karen. It looks so convincing, and I'm impressed that all the stamping afterwards came out so crisply. I need to take your one-layer challenge some day. Its something I find intimidating!

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  11. This is so amazing. Love the texture. Love the card!

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  12. Love the look, just like your inspiration. Thank you so much for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  13. Oh this is just stunning - I love that technique...it looks fabulous with the stamped blooms!

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  14. Gorgeous, gorgeous, gorgeous! I absolutely love it!

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  15. Love how you created the faux barnboard ! Your card is fabulous !
    Thanks for your comment on my blog .

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  16. Love how you created the faux barnboard ! Your card is fabulous !
    Thanks for your comment on my blog .

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  17. Terrific technique and card! Thanks for sharing at Little Red Wagon.

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  18. Wonderful card, Karen! Beautiful red flowers against your terrifically colored barn-board. :)

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  19. Gorgeous!
    I recently made a faux barn wood card, as well, but used a dull yellow piece of dp for my base. While I liked mine, I like the blue-ish look of yours better, I think. :) Great idea to mask off the center and score the "frame" - I will have to apply that idea to one of my cards, soon! Thanks for the inspiration!

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  20. Your card is absolutly gorgeous!

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  21. The faux wood is so beautiful, and the branch and pops of red flowers are STUNNING!

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  22. i just noticed this card today. it's gorgeous!

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