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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
I chose to use the Swallowtail stamp set two different ways. The card below has been masked off with just the square in the middle to be stamped and colored. I've cased this card from the Stampin Schach. I've changed it up a bit with different colors and a different sentiment. My coloring was done with a blender pen and ink pads - the pads were squished in the middle to leave ink on the inside of the lid and picked up with a blender pen. The sentiment is from the Six-Sided Sampler stamp set.
The next card also uses the Swallowtail. I was inspired by this card on Pinterest. The Swallowtail was embossed with VersaMark and black embossing powder. This time I colored it with our new Blendabilities, Can you tell that the colors are more vibrant in this version? I then fussy cut him out and placed him on my whisper white card using dimensionals. I've wrapped him around to the back side of the card as well. A little bit of his wing was trimmed off to fit on the card where I wanted him. The sentiment is from one of my favorite new stamp sets in this catalog - Choose Happiness - I have the clear mount version and was able to curve it ever so slightly to follow the curve of the swallowtail's wing. Popping him up on dimensionals really makes him stand out. I love how it turned out and hope you do too.
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