Now for my Sizzix Tim Holtz Easter Elements bunny and the pedestal! I used this technique on my Urban Scrapbook's March layout (which I will post another day) and loved the results. I cut both of these parts with chipboard, dabbed on Rangers embossing ink. I've been using the embossing dauber quite a bit these days, I like it thicker when I'm using a lot of powder. The embossing powder I used for these two parts is from Stampendous and is called Shabby White Embossing Enamel. Love this powder, it has little bits of gold in it. I pour it on top, shake off the excess, and then sprinkle on a little bit to make it thicker. Heating from the bottom (otherwise, it will go flying everywhere... I can't be the only one who's done this!) melt it and then press your rubber stamp (this is Stamper's Anonymous Classic #7 for the bunny and Christy Tomlinson's Painted Punchinella for the Pedestal) while still hot. I've used this technique before, o.k. I admit, I'm hooked, but with this chunky powder it takes on a different look. After it has cooled, I take some paint and dry brush the edges and in a few places. I say dry brush, which is just wiping the paint off your brush and leaving a little on, but really I just stick my finger in the paint and lightly swipe where I want it. Much faster and my hands are already a mess, what's a little more color! Add a little bow to the bunny and adhere everything to your card base and you are done!
Hope you have a great weekend, and don't forget to check out the CSI challenge site! Sizzix is sponsoring this month and there are some beautiful layouts on display. Also, if you join in, some great prizes!
Until next time,