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Sunday, January 15, 2012

January Technique Hop .... Original Argyle

Welcome to our Technique Blog Hop!  This month there are 13 of us highlighting the Original Argyle Technique as shown on page 91 in the Autumn/Winter 2011 Idea Book!  This blog hop is a great big circle so you can start wherever you want and continue through to see all the fabulous artwork incorporating this technique.  If you would like to start from the beginning, please visit Debi's Blog.  While there you will also find a listing of all participants and their blog addresses if you should get lost or want to reference a blog along the way.  Let’s get started!

If you are coming from Melissa's Blog, you are on the right track! 

For this hop, I used the Party Pennants stamp set that is highlighted on page 91 to create the following 6 X 6 scripture memory page:

Details of technique and your variation:  

I used the solid pennant and Chocolate ink to create the argyle design. Then I used my watercolor pencils to color in the honey diamonds to complete the pattern.  Finally I used pearl opaques to embellish the design.

Supply List:  
  • Party Pennants Stamp Set (C1429)
  • Honey Textured Cardstock (retired)
  • Sunset Cardstock (X5923)
  • Colonial White Cardstock (X5926)
  • Colonial White Ricrac Ribbon  (Z1126)
  • Chocolate Ink Stamp Pad  (Z2111)
  • Watercolor Pencil (3505)
  • Pearl Opaques (Z1336)
  • A Typeface Stamp Set (available only as a past special)
  • Harvest Charms (Z1633)

Thanks for stopping by!  Please continue onto Tabbi's Blog where you will find some additional artwork highlighting this technique!  Be sure to leave a comment and let me know what you thought of my variation and happy hopping!