These are my swaps for August on UK Stampers. The theme was children.
'She just wants to play'
First on white card stock I applied gesso, when dry (hurried along with a heat gun) I used distress inks in fire brick, worn lipstick and marigold randomly all over then over stamped in worn lipstick a diamond background stamp (Queens dresser drawers). The little girl is from Joanna Sheen, then I stamped the words in black archival ink.
'Lets play dress up'
Background same stamp as above embossed in gold, the little boy stamps just stamped in black archival ink and mounted the crowns were just cut out and embossed with gold embossing powder, words as before.
'We'll be friends for ever'
Alcohol inks on glossy card, image stamped with black archival ink, the little girls were stamped again on a 1x1 inch chipboard square (which was painted in gesso first, then coloured with distress inks) then applied over the main image.