Saturday, August 25, 2012
I wanted to case this card from Ardyth of Maskerade, but I didn't have any circle stamps.
Ardyth suggested checking large alphabet stamps for 'O's but my 'O's were like thOse you get in a serif font. Then I had a brainwaive - I'll make my own foam stamps from circle nesties. Knowing that I wouldn't get the rings exact when I was cutting them, I deliberately (honest!) offset them to give them a retro feel.
(OK, I admit. It was only deliberate after the fact!)
I decided to use white StazOn so that it would show on the kraft. I hadn't used it for quite some time... Yup, dry as a bone, and no re-inker in sight. So I used Brilliance Moonlight White and I'm really pleased with the density of the white. Because Brilliance scored on that, I used Brilliance Graphite Black, and didn't bother to check whether my StazOn black is still any good.
The solid black dots are Hero Arts LL890 Box of Dots, all the other dots/circles are die cut from foam. It's Your Birthday is also Hero Arts. Ooh - that means I can enter it for the August contest, Clean and Simple Stamping!
I'm also entering it into A Blog Named Hero challenge to use kraft.