25 September 2010

To Paris with Love

I can't remember where I saw this simple idea, but it is so effective, especially on a stamped image like the Eiffel Tower from the Artistic Etchings set.  I stamped the image twice on scrap whisper white, then punched it out to elongate the tower.  The background was stamped with craft white ink, which is a great way of stamping on black cardstock.  You do need to be patient as the craft white takes a lot longer to dry and you don't want to smudge all your hard work. I finished it off with a splash of real red and a gorgeous bow.  

Cardstock:  Whisper White, Basic Black, Real Red
Ink:  Craft White, Basic Black, Real Red
Stamps:  Artistic Etchings
Acc:  Dimensionals, 1 1/4" square punch, 1 3/8" square punch, scallop edge border punch, real red grosgrain ribbon.  

Happy Stamping,

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