Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Clean & Simple Indescribable Gift for Easter

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No guesses for which beautiful stamp set I have now got out in the craft room!
I was not going to buy this set – as I am a long-term collector/keeper of blossoms images – and I really thought that it was time to stop…!
But I had a few free £ to spend on an order – that is the bit I love about being a demonstrator! – free money to spend… so well… I just had to order it after all… shame!
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So my first share… is well… as clean and simple as you can go… but there is something special about it in the flesh!
I really don’t think it comes over in the photos… but you can feel those flowers and leaves… as I used part of the Paper Tole technique. Have to admit that as soon as Splitcoast Stampers posted this Weekly Tutorial – I immediately pulled out this stamp set… it just cries out to be used with this technique!
I didn’t do any cutting…as I am not really safe to be let loose with a craft knife!
So I just used the thin ball end of my embossing stylus on the front/stamped face to go around the edges of the flowers and leaves. That creates the shape of the images onto the back of the panel. Then I turned the panel over and – with the thick Stampin Pierce foam mat placed underneath – I  used the thick ball end to shape within those image areas…
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Result popped up images without any fuss! Adds such great texture to such a simple card… Great technique, must be tried!
SU! Products Used
Stamps – Indescribable Gift
Inks – Memento Black, Rose Red & Aquapainter, Soft Sky & Aquapainter
Markers – Pink Pirouette, Crumb Cake, Pistachio Pudding
Cardstock – Pink Pirouette, Rose Red, Whisper White

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