Happy Little Stampers: Dies/Stencils-Anything Goes
Sparkles Monthly-Something Big/ Something Small
We Love Stamping-Anything Spring
Stamplorations: Stencil-Anything Goes
Addicted To Stamps-Any Occasion
Crafty Animals-Anything Goes
This is the first time I used this Glue stuff to spread over a stencil (like icing a cake), let it go clear (take an hour or so) and then you place this very thin foil over top of it. You tap down on it slowly making sure every part of it is covered and sticks. You take off the foil and you are left with a shiny design! I really love this because it is quite easy to do. I used a purple background, used this stencil design and covered it in pink foil. It turned out quite well, I have to say. I stamped my sleeping bear, which is one of my very first stamps I ever bought, in silver and coloured him in tombow markers as well as the pretty spring flowers. I fussy cut him out only to realize he did not show up well against the background. I took this white cardstock scrap, adhered it to the front of the card before I stuck the bear heart on top with pop up dots. I then placed a small little folder with the paper in between through the cuddlebug to dry emboss the image of the baby carriage...this is the something small. I coloured this image with the tombow markers too. I added the bow which took me forever to make and glued that in place. This was for my hubby's niece who is having a baby (April 26th) and I had to go to the shower last weekend, which was nice, even though it's a shower. You know...I think we should all have showers every 10 to 15 years to get new stuff. We buy nice towels, bed linen etc... for showers and gifts and we deal with our old crud. What do you think about that? Nah...that would mean more showers to go to and dumb ass games.
Color Throwdown-ctd683-Gray, Pink, Lime Green
Simon Says-Bit O' Green
Dream Valley-Add Some Bling
Retro Rubber Challenge-rrcb177- Tic, Tac, Toe-Used Metallics/Crafter's Choice/ Embossing
I heat embossed my dragon in green metallic which, I thought, might be more lime green but...it isn't. It still turned out quite well otherwise. It's hard to see but the background, I used my new gel plate (It's square, clear and rubbery). I took my roller and rolled on light pink as well as dark pink onto the gel plate. I took my distress gray stamp, put the colour down on some wipeable paper and spritzed it with water before dipping a brush in it and splattering the gray over the gel plate. I took my card stock and put it on top of the gel plate making sure it was completely covered. When I lifted the paper off, I had this neat coloured image on my paper. My dragonfly, which is at least, a decade old, was stamped onto that paper as well as the saying but the saying was heat embossed with turquoise glitter. I coloured up the sticker borders in lime green (looks different here) layered the paper on gray, lime green and pink paper, added the bling (crystals) which is my choice and there ya have it.
I hope you like my 2 cards. Have a great night and day tomorrow.