Saturday, July 11, 2009


This cute little guy's name is Alex. He's another retired stamp from The Angel Company. I have a TON of stamps and finally decided that I need to get over m hangup of only using current sets. I can't part with any of my stamps but yet I don't use them because they are retired. Crazy. Since I finally decided to return to the stamps I love I've found I'm making more cards.
Anyways back to the card, the background is made using a Cuttlebug embossing folder. I inks the folder using my Kaleidascope pad and a brayer, placed the paper inside then ran it through my Big Shot. I still need to perfect the technique because there is ink in the raised sections which should be completely white. The buttons are a sizzix die that I applied Crystal effects over to make it look like a glossy button. Alex is colored in with watercolor pencils.

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