Sunday, February 22, 2009

This is how I roll

With a brayer! Last week I taught a class to my friends on brayering techniques. We made 4 cards and now I am a brayer fan! Of course, I am no-where near an expert, but I did get over my initial fear of the brayer, embraced the brayer, and came up with a few must-have tips!

Always use glossy paper
Take the "hard edge" of color off your brayer before you roll
Have fun and experiment with color!! You really cannot mess this up!

Thanks for all the comments on my giveaway, by the way. One thing many of you asked for are tutorials. Well, I am not sure I can ever duplicate the tutorials I see on others sites! I do not even own a video camera! So, we will have to do this the old-fashioned way with pictures and words! I will try to do a tutorial or so every weekend if I can! I will try to get a brayer one today first!
Stamps: SU! Thoughts and Prayers
Inks: SU! Bashful blue, baja breeze, going grey

8 comments:

Macpurp said...

is is beautiful!
i would love to know how you did this!

love tina xx

Jean Marie said...

have yet to try this technique.
Would love to read an easy to follow tutorial...look forward to your post!
Your card is so pretty.

Olde Country Creations said...

This is so clean and crisp looking. Very beautiful! I am brayer challenged. lol Thanks so much for the tips, I will try again using them.

Hope you have a great day.

Tonya

MiamiKel said...

It's beautiful! I have yet to master this technique and have tried several times - does it get easier?!!!

cricketpe said...

What a cute card! I love how simple it is!

Jean said...

Lauri this is a great tutorial, thanks for sharing.

Lorie said...

Lauri, your card is wonderful. I love the elegant simplicity of it, and your tutorial is great! You've given me the courage to give it a try! Thanks!

dpkennedy said...

Very pretty! Love the soft colors and the bold tree!

 
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