Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Four Feathers for Pals Paper Arts

I can't tell you how excited I was to finally get to use this stamp set and framelit bundle* and save 15% !!  I love feathers and I think they can look amazing on projects, if you get them right.  In fact, I just bought a package of the real thing to add to some of my cards and other crafts.  But the moment I saw Four Feathers* stamp set and Feathers Framelits*, I knew I had to have them.  They arrived just last Friday, and this was my first opportunity, with the Pals Paper Arts Challenge #215:

*Found in the 2014 Holiday Catalogue. Available to order starting Aug. 28, 2014.

Don't you love those colours together??  With the black, it really adds drama and focus!  

  • My favourite images from Four Feathers, are the spotted feathers!  I wanted to use the framelits to create a negative space and my first thought was to stamp a landscape behind the feather-shaped openings and let the space reveal the landscape, but I really had nothing small enough to work well.  So I used the negative space to trace the shape onto Whisper White.  I then stamped the images, lining them up with the traced edges and erased the pencil lines.  I mounted the Basic Black over the Whisper White using Stampin' Dimensionals to increase the recessed look of the feathers.
  • The sentiment is from A Happy Hooray stamp set.  I punched it out using the 1 3/8" Circle Punch and made the mattes using a 1 3/4" Circle Punch to punch the Basic Black circle and the second smallest Starburst Framelit to create the Strawberry Slush starburst.
  • A little balance was needed and some Strawberry Slush sequins from the 2013-15 In Colour Sequin Assortment did the job admirably!
Well, it's Tuesday again and you know what that means!  

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1 comment :

  1. Love your black panel with the leaves cut out! I can't wait to play with these when my order comes this week! Thanks for playing with the Pals color challenge this week!


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