Warm day today, so they tell me, I did not notice really, I spent some time in the craft room and that is like being in a world of its own with its own microclimate. Much cooler at that end of the house, I hope it stays that way for a while.
These are two of the Azaleas along the front of the house, not this year, they are a bit mite eaten with the dry this year. This photo is several years old. When I look out of the craft room windows this is the view I get in Autumn and Spring, the rest of the year it is greenery and lovely too.
So with a view like that, I made a card, so you say well this is a surpise!!
I see so many great silhouette stamps out there and I think I really cannot justify getting any more, since I want some arty/background ones as well. So I saw a tip somewhere on my rounds of the Blogs out there, it was a detail stamp that had been coloured in BLACK!!! How cool is that. Well I thought I would cut her out when coloured and layere her on a doily/paper panel/punched panel.
In doing this I scanned the image on a high dpi (or whatever!!) and made a GSD file from her so that I can cut her on my Wishblade whenever I feel like it, no more colouring and fiddling.
Ok so I also put some pink lace and ribbon down the card and some Spellbinders Floral Flourishes in black and a sentiment panel with a beautiful saying from Lucy’s Stamps. The Rose is handmade by me from EK Success retro flower punch medium.
I have inked around the PATP deco arches with Ranger Distress Ink Vintage Photo and finished off with a bow and some liquid pearls.
The stamp I used for the silhouette is a detailed one from Stamp-It Australia called To the Races.
Hope you like this idea for silhouettes, I love it when I can new ideas for old stamps and other tools. It is like having something all brand new again.
Today I watched a DVD, The Green Mile with Tom Hanks, what a wonderful movie. Seen it several times and love some of the sayings in it. Also watched a movie on TV last night, When In Rome, so very funny, and I shaped some roses while I watched it.
Thanks for calling in, hope your day is going great.
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