Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Happy Birthday!!!

That's It! I've hoped this day wouldn't come
so soon, and HERE WE ARE! 
My first born son is officially 15!!!! 

{Enter Earth & Glass Shattering Noices and add a couple Tears! Snif. Snif.}

Anyway... though I may have my own 
personal issues with today 
(i.e. Im OLDER, He's growing up too fast, IM OLDER
he's off to college and moving out soon, etc...)

It is a quite fitting occasion to CELEBRATE!?! 
RIGHT??? :)

Today's CAS Wednesday uses my Favorite.... 
Punches and my new FABULOUS Cupcake Builder (#121807)
2 minutes and simple- Very universal!
This card can even be considered Masculine card!!

Cardstock: Whisper White Cardstock (#100730),  Tangerine Tango (#111349),
Pacific Point (#111350), Old Olive (#100702) and Daffodil Delight (#119683)
Ink: Basic Black (#126980))
Tools:   Cupcake Builder (#121807) ,  Scallop Edge Border (#119882), 
Decorative Label (#120907), Taffeta Ribbon (#119254) and 
Snail Adhesive (#104332.)

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Faux Pearl Techn{ink}

Hi Friends... Thank you for joining me for todays 
Techn{ink} Tuesday
Faux Pearl

I thought this would be a perfect Techn{ink} to try out. 
hand colored using Handy Dandy Stampin Up Markers and Chalk but 
after a little drying it took less than 10 minutes.

Here you go...

After stamping my image and hand coloring each detail 
I took a small amount of Shimmer Paint in Frost White (#116806) 
and using my homemade contraption of plastic wrap and a clothespin (giggle)

I began to dob lightly onto my stamped image
covering every nook and cranny.
I tried to tip the Shimmered image so you can see the Pearl effect.
**Allow to completely dry before building the remainder of your card**
Your colored image will now display a bit lighter once the Pearl takes affect

The image on the left shows the difference in the softened color now
that the pearl has dried.  
(You can probably see our wedding photo in the background)
Image on the right shows the pearl in the light. 

Here's an enhanced image to show all the details.
I'm proud of how it came out. Just sitting today to play with my "toys" 
added a few embellishments and I think it makes a perfect wedding card.

Cardstock: Very Vanilla #101650 and Soft Suede #115318, 

Ink: Soft Suede #126978 and Frost White Shimmer Paint #116806 

Tools:  Big Shot #113439, Labels Collection Framelits #125598, Adorning Accents Edgelits #125595, Stampin Trimmer #106959Victoria Lace #118481, Glue Stick #104045, 
Dimensionals #104430 and Snail Adhesive #104332