Thursday, August 6, 2009

my convention trades #2

Hi all,
You will be seeing this convention trade on Thursday, the opening day of convention.
I designed this card after finding some craft foil in my stampin stash. The Big Shot machine can handle about 50 different materials including foil, and so I thought I just had to try this shiny, slightly heavier weight foil for a project. This foil is heavier than the foil you use in your kitchen.
Materials: Warm words (115108, 21.95, p141), Certainly Celery c/s (105125, 5.50/24 sheets, p 157), Whisper White c/s 100730, 7.50/40 sheets, p 159), Craft Foil, Taken with Teal pad (103257, 5.95, p 157), Modern Label punch (116630, 15.95, p 186), Big Shot (113439, 99.95, p 194) Magnetic Movers and Shapers punch windows (115953, 29.95, p 201), Backgrounds 1 Texturz Plates (114512, 11.95, p 195), Flower Burst Embosslit (114515, 11.95, p 195), Simple Flower Embosslit (114514, 11.95, p 195), Gold Brads (104337, 6.95, p 179), Piercer (116631, 3.50, p 191), Mat (105826, 9.95, p 191), and Dimensionals (104430, 3.95, p 192).
Run the whisper white c/s (4 x 5 1/4) through the Big shot with the Backgrounds 1 Texturz plate. Run the foil through the Big Shot using the embosslits (Flower Burst and Simple Flower). Run a piece of certainly celery cardstock through the Big Shot with the modern label mover and shaper die. Attach the foil flowers onto the white cardstock with adhesive. Poke a hole through the center of the two simple flowers; insert a gold brad in each hole and spread the legs in the back. Attach the card front to a piece of 4 1/4 x 5 1/2 certainly celery c/s. (NOTE: I usually make the inside of my cards white because I find it easier to see the message inside on white and I prefer to conserve my colored cardstock as I have much more white cardstock available than colored.) Fold the 8 1/4 by 5 3/8" white cardstock in half and attach to the back of the certainly celery c/s. Stamp the word in taken with teal ink on scrap whisper white cardstock and punch it out using the modern label punch - remember to use the punch up-side down so you can see the stamped word in the opening of the punch to get nice alignment. Layer the punched word onto the die cut modern label the attach the set to the card front using dimensionals. Attach a folded piece of 8 1/4 x 5 3/8 white c/s on the back of the certainly celery cardstock.
This was a fun project ...hope you enjoy it too.
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2 comments:

pattic said...

like the foil flowers. Gotta be more adventurous with my Big Shot...

jmniffer said...

I didn't know they made crafting foil..looks great on your card. jmniffer