Monday, February 28, 2011

My card is in Paper Crafts Stamp It! Techniques!!!

I finally have my computer died on me at the worst time ever...glad to have it all fixed!  

I wanted to share my first project ever to be published!!  It's on page 45 of Paper Crafts Stamp It! Techniques (in the paper piecing section).  There are so many amazing cards in this special issue - if you don't have it already, you need it!!

Cardstock: (basic black) Stampin’ Up!, (pure luxury white 120lb) GinaK Designs
Patterned paper: (black gingham) A muse, (offbeat) BasicGrey
Stamps…rubber, foam, clear: (Lamp) A muse, (“Thank you for making us feel right at home” from Boards & Beams set) Papertrey Ink
Ink…dye, pigment, solvent, watermark, chalk: (noir black) Palette hybrid
Accent: (cranberry pretty pearls) A muse
Dies, embossing folders, brass templates: (Lots of Tags Label 1) Sizzix Sizzlits
Tool: (paper piercer) Making Memories, (Design Ruler) Tim Holtz
Other: (pop dots) All Night Media  

1)     Stamp lamps on small piece of white cardstock (approximately 2” x 3”)
2)     Stamp lamps again on scraps of patterned paper
3)     Cut out lampshades, making sure to cut just inside the stamped line, and adhere to lamp images.
4)     Ground the lamps with two pierced lines
5)     Mat the main image on black cardstock
6)     Adhere main image to card base with pop dots
7)     Add strip of patterned paper to bottom of card base
8)     Die cut label and stamp sentiment
9)     Distress edge of label with fingernail for added dimension and interest
10) Adhere label with double layer of pop dots
11) Embellish lamps with tiny pearls


Glenda J said...

Congratulations!!!! So exciting! I know the feeling. Your card is fabulous! Great work.

liannallama said...

LOVE your card! Congratulations!!!