8.06.2007

Better late than never...


Last week's SCS Try a New Technique Challenge was to create a cut out card. The original challenge can be found here.

I started with a standard sized Groovy Guava CS base of 4 1/4" x 5 1/2". I cut my other layers as follows... Basic Gray 4" x 5", Soft Sky 3 3/4" x 4 3/4", Whisper White 3 1/4" x 4 1/2". Once I had all my layers cut out, I stamped my Elegant Insprations sentiment in Basic Gray on the Whisper White CS. I also stamped the flower image from Garden Silhouettes onto the Soft Sky layer, lightly traced a rectangle with my pencil, and used my precision tip scissors to cut out the portion of the stamped image inside the rectangle. Once that was done, I used my paper trimmer to cut out the remainder of the rectangle. I adhered all of my layers together, used my Signo White Gel Pen to give the flowers a little more detail, and attached the brads and Basic Gray Taffetta Ribbon.

Details:
Stamps - Garden Silhouettes, Elegant Inspirations
Ink - Basic Gray, Soft Sky
Paper - Groovy Guava, Basic Gray, Soft Sky, Whisper White
Miscellaneous - Basic Gray Taffetta Ribbon, Silver Brads

8 comments:

  1. Heather, I really like the way you cut out the flowers. It looks wonderful! Going to have to try that soon.

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  2. This is so elegant and beautiful!!!!

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  3. Heather, this looks wonderful! Beautiful card!

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  4. Wow, this is gorgeous! Love the cut outs and the color combo!

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  5. I love the verses...I should get some of those. The flower is really pretty, and I love it again in black in your previous post. I saw it in the catty today and really am considering it. :)

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  6. I agree very Elegant indeed....

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  7. beautiful! You are one talented lady!

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  8. Ugh, I still haven't tried this one...Soon!! Yours is gorgeous!!!

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