Saturday, April 14, 2012

For Scrapbook Stamper's Workshop - Ch01, Lesson01


Posting a layout today for the self-paced Scrapbook Stamper's Workshop over at TwoPeas.  It took me a while to get started on this Ch01 Lesson 01.  Yes, non-crafting life does get in the way of crafting :)  That's why i prefer self-paced classes.

The lesson was to heat-emboss a solid image on the layout.

Here's what i came up with:

Title:  You Make Me Smile

I scraplifted Lisa Day's PAGE  as i was drawn to the column of colorful stars.  I actually waited for my Papertrey goodies to arrive before i got started on this page, because i wanted to use the Super Stars stamp set and border dies (Love!). 

This is my youngest son with star stickers on his cheeks, which he has put on by himself.  One of my favorite pics of him, really makes me smile.  Plus, it's one of the very few photos of him which is not blurred as he always moves faster than my camera shutter haha!

Here are close-ups of the embossed parts:


The popped-up layered star on the left of the photo is actually the result of an over-eager embossing mishap :)  I had been so excited to start embossing that i did not test first on a scrap of paper.  And i found that the image is clearer using VersaMark than when i use Distress Embossing Ink, but i may have to try again with that.

Have also layered the title to give emphasis to it.  It's a sentiment from PTI's Beautiful Butterflies (which arrived in the mail SUPER fast! Thanks, Carole!).

Supply list:  Papers - Studio Calico Brooklyn Flea and Snow Cone Kits; stamps - Papertrey Ink (Super Stars, Beautiful Butterflies, Label Basics); dies - Papertrey Ink (Super Stars Border Die, Star Prints, Angled Labels), Spellbinders (Small Pinking Circles); EK Success corner rounder; inks - Papertrey (Aqua Mist, Berry Sorbet, Dark Chocolate), VersaMark; AC Zing Embossing Powder (White, Rouge); adhesives - Helmar, AC This to That, EK Success).

Thank you for taking the time to visit!



Leigh said...

Fabulous, Mayol! I love all your stars!

carol (krillsister) said...

Awesome layout. Very colorful! Love how you used the star border.