Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Papillon Dreaming

Here's yet another card we will be doing at my upcoming Private Class.  I have been planning these projects to tantalize the newbie stamper by using products that I feel are good investments.

Today's card once again uses the magnificent Big Shot.
Big Shot Die-Cut Machine
My card from yesterday used the Modern Mosaic Embossing Folder while today's card uses the Woodgrain Embossing Folder.

Embossing folders make deep impressions in a single sheet of paper when run through the Big Shot.

Embossing Folders

What is really great about embossing folders is that they only cost $7.95 yet make such an astounding difference. So once you get a Big Shot of your own, you must stock up on a full arsonry of embossing folders at such a reasonable cost.

Now, I don't expect newbie stampers to purchase a Big Shot their first day, but I don't want to deprive them of a taste of the Big Shot wonders. Truly the Big Shot is a wondrous contraption that makes dreams come true.

Here's the card that features the Papillon Potpourri stamp set.

Do you see the dreamy Woodgrain embossing? I love how it looks in Very Vanilla.  Simple yet elegant.

The other colors adding to the simplicity of this card are Island Indigo and Crumb Cake. I can never get enough of these colors.  They're just so satisfying.  I stamped the background butterflies in Crumb Cake to add to the "dream". The extra touch of Crochet Trim with a button tied with Linen thread are simple touches for just a bit of "je ne sais quoi."

Card Recipe
Stamp Set: Papillon Potpourri
Paper: Very Vanilla, Island Indigo and Crumb Cake
Ink: Island Indigo and Crumb Cake
Accessories: Woodgrain Embossing Folder, Big Shot, Crochet Trim, Linen Thread

Hugs & blessings, Angela

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