Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Showing off some NEW STUFF! :D

Take a look at some of the new toys - er, ummm, TOOLS! - that I got from the NEW Idea Book!!!
See that background? That's an exclusive Texturz plate for my Big Shot - and what do we know about my Big Shot? Yup, I LOVE MY BIG SHOT! (I think I need to make a bumper sticker...!!!) Anyway. Took a piece of Bordering Blue - one of my all-time FAVORITE colors!!! - and spritzed it with some water, so the embossing would be really deep.
I highlighted the embossed background (this is DRY embossing) with my brayer and some white craft ink. I matted that with Riding Hood Red, and took a strip of Riding Hood Red and used my new Eyelet Border Punch - isn't it PRETTY?!?!? - to make a decorative design for it. Then, I mounted the whole thing on a Whisper White card.
The "Just my type" is from PUNS FROM THE PAST - and I love this stamp set!!! :D I stamped it in Bordering Blue onto Whisper White, then matted THAT onto Riding Hood Red. I took a 2-inch piece of Riding Hood Red 5/8" Striped Grosgrain Ribbon and dovetailed it, then stapled it onto the image. I mounted that onto the front of the card with dimensionals.
Isn't it FUN???? Popping with the colors, and lots of simple textures - just my style! :) I really like this one - and it was fun to stamp, too!!!
So, what are YOU stamping????? Hmmmmmm?? I haven't seen much from you lately....! :D
Have a WONDERFUL day!!!!