Monday, June 18, 2007

father's day LO

i wanted to do a card project last Saturday for hubby but work kept me at the computer. i was itching to put use the oh, so lovely new Prima paper kits that came in at my store, Simply Scrappy, couple of weeks back. by the end of the day, i was a bit freer so i thought i'd check out my pics on Adobe Elements for a possible weekend LO as well. I saw this picture of Erwin and Raj and thought I'd tweak it a bit on Photoshop. it seemed to call out for a drama quote so i searched for one and found it. by the time I was done, the picture looked like this and was practically calling out to be scrapped already so i printed it out on my trusty Epson. hmm, maybe an father's day LO was just as good as a card. i didn't quite finish on saturday evening due to some glittering snags i hit. i finally ditched glitter and did embossing, again, ala-Iris style, and finished on Sunday. Still in time for father's day.

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i remember asking Iris a few months back how she did her favorite script stamping that seemed to go on to the edge of the page. she told me how and what stamp it was (Hero Arts Old French Manuscript) so i set about to searching for it and found it. i was finally able to test drive it here. i often scrutinize idol Iris's techniques on her LOs and saw she does embossing on the patterned paper. lovely technique! this is what i did here. here is the embossing detail up close.

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Prima paper kit (Aurora Collection), Prima Journalist chipboard stickers (mermaid and butterflies) 7gypsies photo turns, Sizzix die cut letters (Cherish and Boxed Brush), rickrack, Fastenater staples, stamping and heat embossing techniques using Ranger gold embossing powder and clear embossing inkpad, Simply Scrappy Deckler for paper tearing.

Items available at Simply Scrappy ScrapArts store used in this project are:
Prima paper kit (Aurora Collection), Fastenated stapler and staples, Ranger gold embossing powder and clear embossing inkpad, Ranger Distress inkpad (Frayed Burlap), Simply Scrappy Deckler and Stitching Guide.


benga said...

Kakainlab tlga embossing, galing nito at ang linis, sana ganyan din kalinis gawa ko pasmado kc ako hehehe... nakakainspire ang blog mo link kita ha =)

iris said...

Au I love your new LO! grabe ako ang naiinspire sa iyo. Love how you edited the photo. Palift ng idea mo ha :) Galing mo na tlga kumuha ng pic and ang photoshop. BTW, are you selling the prima papers by the sheet?

Lee i. said...

Are you trying to impress me or just trying to scare me off scrapbooking? Mukhang kawawa aking mga LOs nung makita ko latest mo. Huhuhu.

Anna Zalamea said...

I just discovered your blog, Au, and I really love your LOs. Like you, I've been studying Iris's work and getting inspired and ideas. Anyway, this LO is so beautiful - I love everything about this!! And your photos are incredible!

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