Its so hard for me to keep anything plain anymore. I guess my addiction to ribbon pays off sometimes! My great friend Betti invited me to an event this week and we had a SWEET time! She brought me a notepad to use and take notes. The whole time I was thinking...hmmm...I just have to tie this up and cover it. So the next morning while reviewing my notes, I got out this fun paper from pop rocks and covered it. Well I cant leave it alone and the need for black ink just got into me, yes again! with the move, things are not always where they belong but I have to say the one stamp that is always on a block, right in front of me is this swirl. I about lost my mind when I got the cover off my NOIR pad and couldnt find the stamp. That was a rubber emergency to say the least. I was totally upset. WHAT? It wasnt there? its always there...always! I guess I needed to clean off the table cause it was right where it was supposed to be, its home next to my laptop. ahhh, I could breathe again!
I used the retired ALPHAHIP alphabet from The Angel Company, which is my alltime fave stamp set for letters. Its perfect for words on shirts, and so much more...I was so sad that it didnt make the new catalogue that I started a petition to get it back! hee hee, it didnt work but you all can email TAC too and let them know we NEED THIS SET! :)
The ribbons? I grabbed a ton and tied them at work yesterday. What fun to explain at the tanning salon about it. I think now I should have some to sell here cause everyone loved it.
I also used Heathers best tip for adding a splash to my letters. just dots. I love Heather, she always has these great tips I borrow, forever! ha ha ha. I used hte gelly glaze pens for this in black. And of course added grey tombow marker to the letters as well to outline them for a shadow effect.
Make one today! Grab a $1 notebook or journal and go for it. They are such fun:)
pop rocks paper
black and white cardstock
scrappers floss (center of button)
buttons (coordinates with paper)
NOIR black ink
reflection blue ink
grey tombow marker
black gelly glaze pen (added dimension as they are raised when dry)
miscellaneous ribbons, and my FAVE swirl stamp from Curls and Swirls