Monday, June 7, 2010

Goodbye, Pale Plum

Here's another card using dry embossing (Thanks, Becky! So glad you came to the meeting and brought a shoebox swap!). Makes me wonder why I haven't used it very often - it's a very classy look.

The layout is a great basic for new stampers, dressed up to match the flowers with the strips of punched Pale Plum paper (one of FIVE purples being retired June 30!). I love the way you can use a single stamp from a set to create a coordinating background pattern for your focal point.

Technique Tip- It's easy to adjust your image to fit your space when using a brass template. If you want a smaller image, simply leave off part of the design. If you want it larger, choose a part of the design to repeat, as I did with the swirls and flowers.

If you're ready to give dry embossing a try, I'll be glad to set a time to go over it with you from start to finish. What are you waiting for? -Kathy

All supplies Stampin' Up!

Stamps: Priceless, Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink: Pale Plum, Perfect Plum classic
Paper: Perfect Plum, Pale Plum and Whisper White CS
Accessories: Priceless Classy Brass template; scallop trim border, scallop oval and large oval punches; Stampin' Dimensionals or stamp scrap

1 comment:

Jessica said...

This is wonderful. GREAT idea with the dry embossing.