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Saturday, 1 March 2014
The embossing pen goes on blue so you can see what you are doing.
Heat embossing them completely did mean I didn't need to mask them for the inking bit. Started off with DI Tumbled Glass.
Then I used the Water Droplets stamp again- I love this stamp, can you tell-in DI Salty Ocean. I also love this colour- so bright and vibrant.
A quick wipe over with kitchen towel removed any stray ink from the Ladybirds.
Now for the un-embossed strip- this meant masking off the Ladybirds.
Again, I stamp one on the top post-it, peel off half a dozen post-its together, then cut out a whole bunch in one go.
Being small images, they pretty much fit entirely on the glue strip.
First inking was Shabby Shutters DI, with a colour duster brush. Followed by Mowed Lawn, and finally Peeled Paint.
Then the Water droplets stamp again, in Mowed Lawn. Love how it works as a tone-on-tone stamp.
The Ladybirds un-masked!
I coloured the Ladybirds this time with Distress Marker Festive Berries.
Mounted, and the greeting stamped in Versafine Majestic Blue.
This one was stamped in Versafine Olympia Green.
Papermania Urban stamp, Ladybirds
Water Droplets stamp, Designs by Ryn
DI in Shabby shutters, Mowed Lawn, Peeled Paint, Tumbled Glass, Broken China and Salty Ocean
Versafine inkpads, Black, Olympia green and Majestic Blue
Black or clear embossing powder
DI Marker, Festive Berries
Embossing pen & Red embossing powder, or Red marker and clear powder