Howdy everyone! It's time for a new challenge – no foolin'! This month we want to see dimension in your projects! We also have a special guest designer with us this time – the fabulous Wendy Vecchi!! Stampers Anonymous has donated two of Wendy's stamp sets and stencils to be given away to two lucky winners. Be sure to join in the challenge for a chance to win.
I created an "ode to Wendy" for my project. ;-) (Another ATC binder – seriously! I still need another one too LOL.) I pulled out all my Wendy stamps, stencils, inks, pastes, and the rest and went to town. I think I qualify as a fan; I have a lot of her stuff!
|Yes, I know – another ATC binder. My collection keeps growing!|
I also added stencil details using metallic paste and crackle paste.
The heart is done with Wendy's graniteware technique. It's all embossing powder and ink! (See HERE for a graniteware Easter egg I recently made.) I added a twist with a double embossing technique I thought of (see it on this rooster ATC). Emboss your base layer (the blue) and then stamp on top of it with Versamark or embossing ink. Sprinkle with contrasting embossing powder and then re-emboss the new section. It will magically meld with the bottom layer! Use a light touch – it will spread out too much if you overheat it. Here's a detail:
All the flowers were stamped onto Wendy's newsprint paper that I had glued to Clearly for Art plastic and then fussy cut out. Clearly for Art is magical stuff! It is a heat sensitive material that gets soft when you heat it with your embossing gun so you can form it into different shapes. It quickly cools and holds the shape! Don't like it? Heat it again and reform it! It is great for creating dimension. I gave all the flowers and leaves a bit of curl so they would pop off the cover.
|Another close up detail!|
Whew, thanks for sticking with me for this long post. Be sure to go and check out the challenge and see all the fabulous projects from the team! Remember you can have a chance to win one of the prizes below just by entering the challenge. =)
Many thanks to Stampers Anonymous for donating to our challenge!
Thanks for stopping by! The supplies I used for this project can be found at Sizzix or Simon Says Stamp. Follow the links below and a shopping you may go. ;-)