Some time ago I saw a Hero Arts video where the designer used fun foam to make stamps. It was convenient to have 3 of each stamp so she could use 3 ink colors without cleaning the stamp. I felt guilty doing that since I have about a million stamps that need to be used--haha! However, I don't own any Ellen Hutson stamps yet, so I made my own from the Bold Blossom dies. They worked absolutely great with VersaMagic inks--Pixie Dust, Spring Pansy & Aloe Vera. I used Poster tape to attach them to the acrylic block, which also works with old unmounted stamps. I was drawn to the bouquet in the EH April Pin-Sights Challenge board.
My panel began by stenciling the MFT Concentric Circles with Brilliance Pearlescent Yellow & swiping on Heidi Swapp white Art Screen Ink. The stitched dies are Lil' Inker & the sentiment dies are Ellen Hutson. I used PPP Sweet Pea sequin mix & mini star confetti for the shaker filler. I'm also entering ATSM, Country View Challenges, Double D, Word Art Wednesday & SSS Wednesday.
Edited to add: also entering SSS Work It Wed.
Next is my entry for SSS Flickr, Rudolph Days & Merry Monday.
SSS Snowflake Block was cut from HS iridescent glitter paper & white cardstock. I blended Distress Inks tumbled glass, broken china & faded jeans. SSS joyeux noel was inked the same way & then covered with Diamond Glaze. Finally opened my jar of Faber-Castell Glass Bead Glitter Gel & spread it over SSS Falling Snow stencil. I'll be doing that again, for sure!
Before the rain last night, I picked my first 2 Barbara Bush roses to put on the mantle next to the pictures of my folks. Aren't they beautiful?!
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