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Monday, January 31, 2011

Silhouettes

I learned a new technique called Silhouettes. There are different ways to create the silhouette look.
What I did was use a background stamp inked in Cool Caribbean stamped onto the white card stock. Then I stamped the same background image onto similar ink card stock and then I ran it through the Big Shots using a butterfly die cut. I cut 2 big butterflies, and I glued them at the center. Then I ran a pearl stick pin through it, and then glued it onto the background.
It gives it a 3-D effect.
I used foam tape to adhere the square silhouette image onto the card, and used twine to embellish the card.
TLC308 ~ Silhouettes
Recipe:
Stamps: Stampin' Up! Fresh Cuts, Stamp La Jolla border stamp
Paper: whisper white, textured card stock, other
Ink: Cool Caribbean
Accessories: twine, pearl stick pin, foam tape, Beautiful Wings embosslit