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Thursday, 14 April 2016
Ribbon Bow Die cuts to the rescue!
As normal, I stacked up the white sheets and held them together with a bit of repositionable tape.
The Cardio stamps used this time are called Seasonal Rose, and again, Greenery No1. Adirondack inks used were Clover, Meadow and Lettuce for the greenery, with Wild Plum and Raspberry for the roses.
The Greenery set has a corner stamp, which fitted nicely. I added to this with other stamps from the set.
Once I had enough greenery, then I added a few roses. The set for these contains two different sizes of Rose, as well as a few twigs and branches.
Added a few Dragonflies in blue.
I shall mount the first two layers together, then put on the ribbon bow and see if I can hide the line.
How much of a fluke is this? When I cut out a whole bunch of ribbons and bows the other day, one I cut out was from a purple vellum. It sits nicely across the indent, is just long enough to cover the two layers, and get held down on the back with some DST.
Add the bow, held together and attached to the ribbon with small glue dots.
I'm not going to try stamping a greeting, I learnt that lesson already! So, a small silver peel off, coloured with these pens I picked up in Tesco years ago. Still going strong. The special 'peel off pens' I bought at the NEC years ago have long since given up the ghost.
And we're done. As this one was so successful, I shall be doing the same with the second one, but I'll go with a different colour scheme.