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June 28, 2008

Best of Luck...Verve meets gel-à-tins

Dscn0811_5 So, I ordered some fun embossing powders in assorted blues and a green and also my very first stamp set from gel-à-tins and I am LOVING the stamps!  I haven't gotten to use the ep's yet.  When I saw the set I got (wild things) on their website I had this idea immediately for the dandelion image.  I love dandelions and both of my girls do - especially my DD#2.  She adores them and will go miles to pick one and blow it if she sees one.  Anyway, I wanted to keep the card simple, so hopefully it achieved this while still looking spectacular.  I really like it. I didn't have White craft ink (it's in storage...)so I used white StazOn and it didn't work as well as I would have hoped. I then lightly chalked some green, brown and blue onto the images.  The blue is lightly dusted on the butterfly and I think you can figure out where the green and brown are.  Anyway, I hope you like it - would love to know what you think!


Stamps:  wild things (gel-à-tins) and sentiment from Great Expectations (Verve Visual)


Paper: Kraft CS


Ink: White StazOn


Accessories:  White organdy ribbon, Pastels


Have a great weekend!!!


PS - Does anyone know how to omit the extra line-spacing like you see above in my "recipe" in TypePad?  I can't figure it out.  Thanks!!

4 comments:

  1. Super card!!! Love it...
    Try holding the Shift Key when you press enter for the new line, it should drop it just one line instead of the double space

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  2. I love it! I like that you used the chalk to make it have the different colors.
    Melanie

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  3. Ooh! So very pretty!

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  4. very pretty. I love the kraft card base and the simplicity of this card.

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