Friday, August 8, 2014
Kinda Eclectic Day 5
I was thinking about stamping a whole bunch of the sunbursts in different colors across the front of a card, kinda like a rainbow.
Well, that looked awful.
But I really wanted to do something with the sunburst in multi-colors. I was not going to let it go!
I got out my Stamp-a-ma-jig. I seriously don't know what I'd do without that tool. I pulled out three colors I liked together: Crisp Cantaloupe, Pistachio Pudding and Strawberry Slush. Then I stamped the sunburst three times, once in each color, lining each color up with my Stamp-a-ma-jig. I still didn't know what I was going to do with it. It was pretty, but now what?
I cut it out with my Circle Framelits. Better.
It was starting to become something like a flower, but it needed depth. I used my Paper Snips to cut toward the center. I didn't cut all the way, so it wouldn't fall apart. For extra stability, I added a Strawberry Slush circle behind it, and a Crisp Cantaloupe and Strawberry Slush center to the front. Of course a Rhinestone finishes it off.
Every flower needs a stem, so I cut a piece of DSP from the Flowerpot collection.
The "Hello Love" stamp is from a set that will be available as a hostess set in the Seasonal Catalog. I brightened it up with a strip of Silver Foil Sheet that I embossed with my Simply Scored Borders Scoring Plate.
Now that I think about it, there are a lot of tools used on this project!
And then, of course, the inside and envelope needed a little decorating.
Thank you for looking! Next week, I will show off a new stamp set, so be sure to check back!
Until next time,
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