Thursday, 26 September 2013

Let it Snow - for Craft Stamper Challenge Four



The current Craft Stamper Challenge is to use acetate in some way on a project.  Now this is well out of my comfort zone, in fact I think the only thing I have ever used acetate for is as a clear front for a shadow box :-)
I decided to stamp and emboss, so after getting some heat-embossable acetate, I used a snowflake circle stamp from Hero Arts.  The original intention was to use the circles on a card in some way, but once I had done a few, I wasn't happy with that idea, so pushed them to one side of the desk for a while, to wait for inspiration to strike!
Later ..... a couple of days later! ..... I looked at them and thought how they looked like a little snowdrift, and remembered that I had a snowy photograph to scrap!
The papers are a mix of old and new, the lower swirly one was bought on a trip to America, so either in 2004 or 2007!  Curiously, though, they are both from Hot off the Press.  I stuck the background snowflake paper to some white card (HOTP are quite thin papers) and stamped the Hero Arts snowflake border along the top.  Then I fussy-cut around the swirls on the other paper, shuffled the acetate circles and photo around until I was happy with the positioning, then stuck everything down.
The title is robo-cut (font: Boyz R Gross) and the snowflakes are done with a Martha Stewart punch.

A close up of the acetate:


I rather enjoyed this, definitely need to experiment some more :-)
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5 comments:

  1. This looks fabulous Wendy, great stamping!
    Thanks so much for joining in Craft Stamper's challenge this time!
    Chrissie

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  2. The snowflakes on the acetate look great - fab LO! thanks for playing along with us in the Craft Stamper challenge!

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  3. Love the snowflakes, they look wonderful! Thanks for joining in this month with the Craft Stamper Challenge!

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  4. Snowflake acetate looks like you bought it that way! :) Professional results. :)

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