{3.11.2013} let the good times roll

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week 2

Rockin’ the chalkboard effect this week.  Betsy Veldman has a great chalkboard tutorial that you should most definitely check out.  It is quite an easy technique, but just be cautious when adding the white ink with a tissue.  Blot it at least once so you get a nice shade effect instead of a big white dot.  I opted not to do a shadow with white ink, instead I used my white pencil to create the shadow lines.

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  1. Lynn

    Let the good times roll for sure…this is fabulous!

  2. Sav O'G

    SUPER cute, Lisa! I love the chalkboard effect! I really should try that sometime! FUN papers with that jukebox image!!! LOOOOOVE your take on this sketch:)

  3. Jessica Bavier

    Love this, Lisa!!! The chalkboard effect is super cool and perfect with the great jukebox! Love it!! 🙂

  4. lostinpaper

    I still haven’t tried ‘chalkboard’ yet, it’s on my to do list lol. Your card is so retro fab Lisa!

  5. Lindsey

    Fun card, Lisa! Nice take on the chalkboard technique.

  6. LilJen1@northrock.bm

    Awesome chalkboard look and I love the colouring on your jukebox!

  7. Wendy ten Hove

    Cool! This works so well with these colors! Gives a wonderful vintage look immediately!! Great idea!!
    Hugs, Wendy

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