Good Morning Ladies,
We have a different kind of post today, as Michele shared a Brilliant technique idea with me on Tuesday and I just couldn't wait to share it with all of you!
I hope that you are all well and enjoying the nice crisp Autumn weather, we had lovely sunshine yesterday, I have to say that I think Autumn is one of my favourite Season's, I simply adore the colours of the trees, Autumn is definitely their time to shine. We have a Canadian Creeper on the side of our garage, (I have tried to get rid of it twice as our neighbour hates it but the bloody thing refuses to die)!
Anyway it's leaves range from a glorious gold to the deepest, richest red and I personally think that it looks way better than the plain garage wall, I will say that it is a huge pain when it totally sheds its leaves. Oh I may try and use them on my Gel Press, anyone else want some???
Now onto Michele's cards, would you believe that those lovely backgrounds were made by Michele creating her own stamp using Funky Foam ???!!
That beautiful die cut (above) is the Free gift in the latest copy of Diecutting Essentials, it's a stunning die that makes the most beautiful wreaths, you can also chop into the die cut pieces and use the bits of foliage to create interest behind flower die cuts etc.
Michele took the Free die and ran it through her machine with a piece of Funky Foam, thats basically it as far as creating the stamp goes.
Michele placed the 'stamp' onto a block and inked it up and stamped all over the background creating an amazing effect, what an absolutely genius idea Michele. It means that you get even more value out of your free gift, there are so many dies that we all have that you could use this technique on too.
Thank you so much for sharing your cards with us Michele.
I have to say nobody would guess that you were a beginner stamper, add to that the fact that you made your own stamp, absolutely amazing !!!! XXX
That's it for today ladies, I am off to hide away and think about tomorrow's Challenge!
Love and hugs to all of you,