I made this "love ya" card for the latest color challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments. You can see I started with a Wisteria Wonder card base and then I embossed the front for texture and design. I knew I wanted to add a faux strung garland, so I pulled out the Silver Bakers Twine to string it up. To be able to wrap the twine around a couple times I punched small half circles out of each side to anchor the strands.I stamped my garland pieces using the Language of Love stamp set on In Color DSP, Whisper White, and Wisteria Wonder with Basic Grey ink. I used the coordinating punches to crop each of the images and then added Dazzling Diamonds glitter to the hearts. For the greeting I used one of the images from Just Sayin'. Now that I am done blabbing be sure to click on over to Hand Stamped Sentiments and see all the projects made with the Wisteria Wonder, Strawberry Slush, and Coastal Cabana color combination.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
I can't seem to put my new Ampersand TIEF away--it's a new favorite for me. I have used it on the last three cards I have made and it's still on my stamp table ready to use again, and yes it's all inked up with Whisper White ink. Why all the ink? I have mentioned in the past how much I like the look of the finished product when preinking a TIEF and then running it through the Big Shot; well that is still true. I just love the quick and easy dimension and design the ink adds to all the ridges of the folders.