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Archive for January 25th, 2016


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Today’s Technique Challenge (TLC570) turned out to be a REAL challenge! We are supposed to emboss using a stencil & though the sandwiches were given for different machines, my first attempt was a disaster! It shredded the card stock & worse, it broke the plastic stencil into a multitude of pieces. Oh well! So I used something I knew would work, because I’ve done many times…I used a piece of plastic canvas (from the cross stitch section) to emboss. These plastic & mesh canvases are much tougher than stencils & are also much more flexible.
Pink Wishing Well 08308 Even so, I still had trouble trying to run it through my Big Shot. So I pulled out my old standby..my original Ol’ Red Sizzix, so I could apply the amount of pressure I knew would work. I had a 6″ round piece of plastic canvas & to make it fit Ol’ Red, I cut it in half, misted the heavy card stock lightly, then embossed it onto the card stock.  I like how it mimics the round stacked rocks of the well. I went with some different colors for the well then die cut it w/ a Double Stitched Circle. The outer ring was colored to match & put back. 

Here’s a look at the inside & below it are the Copics I used.
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Thanks so much for stopping by! Be sure to check back on Feb. 1st for the ODBD new release blog hop. We’ll have some fabulous new dies & images to show you!
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Supplies:

Stamps: Our Daily Bread designs – Wishing Well,  Trois Jolies Papillons (Happy Birthday miniinside)
Paper: heavy white (Recollections), Hammermill white
Ink:  Adirondack denim
Accessories: ODBD Flourished Star Pattern, Double Stitched RectanglesDouble Stitched Circles, Trois Papillon, Pennant diesCopic markers, Misti, Spellbinders circles dies, 6″ circular cross stitch canvas, sequins