Isn't your special friend a super hero anyway? I think so!!!!!
This is what I came up with using my brand new stamp/die set from Stephanie Barnard - The Stamps of Life
I love my little whale!
|Darice Beach Waves Embossing folder on aqua card stock layered on dark gray card stock|
My new favorite ink! VersaFine in Smokey Gray for the whale and the sentiment
Added some clear sequins and tiny aqua beads that came from a shirt (you know how you get those little baggies of "stuff" like beads and buttons in case everything falls off the shirt!)
Glued and topped the sequins and beads with Glossy accents so they would stand out more
|Hero Arts Stamp & Cut Butterflies cut from teal paper,|
stamped with white pigment ink and heat set using white embossing powder
The Paper Studio Butterfly Embossing Folder
Bling from "the stash"
|House Mouse Lavender Climbers stamp colored with Spectrum Noir alcohol markers|
Paper, sentiment and twine from my stash
|Momenta Cut & Emboss Mix and Match Small Flower|
Darice Flower Frenzy Embossing Folder
Craft Medley purple Hemp Cord
Rubbernecker Garden Wildflower Sentiment stamped with purple pigment ink, topped with purple embossing powder and heat set
Bling from "the stash"
|Boot Tracks by Darice embossed on Kraft paper layered on black on a Kraft card base|
Impression Obsessions Truck Die cut from shiny black and silver paper
"Window" on truck has a piece of clear packaging material behind it
"Wooden slats" cut from Kraft
Sentiment from Fiskars In Search of Adventure Set
Bling from Jolee's Boutique
I LOVE EMBOSSING!!!! Dry Embossing, Wet Embossing, I Love it all!!!!
All of this paper came from my scrap boxes including the layering papers.
Yeah! Use it up!!!!
Image Tim Holtz "The Journey"
Sentiment Fiskars "In Search of Adventure"
both stamped with VersaMark
and heat set with Recollections Black Embossing Powder
Darice Black Adhesive backed grosgrain ribbon
with a skinny little black and white dotted ribbon I found in my ribbon stash
knotted on top
|Challenge #18 at Words to Scrap By - It's a Man's World|
|Challenge #87 at Simply Create Too - MASCULINE|
|Challenge #35 at V's Sweet Ideas is use your "Favorite Technique"|
|Brown dotted paper from Amy Tangerine Ready Set Go 6x6 pad|
layered on kraft paper
Stamp and sentiment from Art Impressions Cathy Caffeine Set
stamped in Versamark, heat set with Zing Brown embossing powder,
then colored with Spectrum Noir markers (still practicing!)
Coffee beans also stamped with Versamark on Kraft, heat set with the same brown,
fussy cut, and popped up a bit with Zots dots
Tiny bakers twine bow secured with a brown brad