Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Papercrafts Festival, Here we Come!

It's going to be a bit quiet around here for the next few days, but if you miss me too much, you can always come and visit! I'll be with some fellow-stampers on the Stampin' Up! stall at the Papercrafts Festival at Homebush. All the details are here:

I'll be there for all 3's going to be a big weekend (not to mention the state that the house will be in when I return! rolleyes )
....So here's a card to look at in my absence!

I was playing with Whisper White Craft ink on vellum using the Scatter Sunshine Jumbo wheel. I don't have a white cartridge, so I just used my inkpad, and you get a really pretty effect. After it was dry (be patient!), I used the Stampin' Up! gluestick to adhere it to my card...Yes, it's invisible! biggrin (thanks Tina for this tip!). I used a marker to colour the centre of the flower, and then did a bit of "thumping" on the flower petals (thanks Angela for showing me this technique). You just hold your markers like a drumstick, and tap ink all over your stamp. You get a lovely mottled effect.

Almost Amethyst cardstock and Stampin' Write marker
Barely Banana cardstock and Stampin' Write marker
Apricot Appeal cardstock and Stampin' Write marker
Whisper White Craft Ink
Looks Like Spring Stamp Set
Simple Sayings II Stamp Set
Paper Piercing Pad and Mat
White Organdy Ribbon
Stampin' Dimensionals

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