Friday, 23 May 2008

Wheely great idea!

Another Shapes and Shadows card using earthy colours. I used the Stamp-a-ma-jig® to position the Always Artichoke outline over the More Mustard background of the flower. I really went for it with the distressing of the Old Olive layer, adding some doodling for good measure.

I feel really smug about the wheeling. A customer unwittingly gave me the brilliant idea to buy an uninked cartridge for my Stampin’ Around® jumbo handle and ink it up with a Versamark® refill. This way I can create tone-on-tone wheeled backgrounds in any colour. The Versamark® refill is thicker than standard ink so it doesn't go on as easily – I’m currently still building up the ink but so far so good!

Stamps: Shapes and Shadows (p54), Spot On jumbo wheel (p52)
Cardstock: Ruby Red, Old Olive, More Mustard, Whisper White
Ink: More Mustard, Always Artichoke, Ruby Red, Versamark® refill (p82)
Accessories: Stampin’ Around jumbo handle (p83), unlinked cartridge (p83), Always Artichoke marker (p71), Black gingham ribbon (p86)

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  1. I really love what you do, I'd like to have the same creativity...
    I'm a french demonstrator too!

  2. I love the colors in this card! Great job (:

  3. The offset panel looks so good!!!


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