Dreaming Ornate and Gorgeous!
We have a Dream Team free week, so I'm taking the opportunity to post one of my favorite cards that I designed for the July Holiday release of Dreamweaver Stencils. The "Christmas Tree" stencil has an almost Icelandic sweater motif design which I love. The stencil was placed on a panel of deep blue cardstock, taped down around the edges, and using the new Paste Spreader, I applied Silver Embossing Paste over the image. Removing the tape and the stencil (be sure to clean right away!), I left the paste to dry. Once dry, I placed a panel of Stampee Holographic Foil over the image face up, and placed this inside a folded piece of printing paper. Then the whole "sandwich" was run through my hot laminator to adhere the foil to the paste. It is hard to tell in the photos, but this left a holographic shimmer over the surface that is unbelievably cool. You'll just need to try it for yourself! I added some lavender rhinestones, adhered the panel to a lavender card which I'd wrapped with yummy ribbon and a bow. Such a gorgeous card. However, if I were to mail it, I think it would have to go in a box, but the shipping cost would be worth it. Imagine the look on the receiver's face when they open this card and compare it against the boxed cards that they received from everyone else. Hmmm? 'Nuff said.
Have you seen the post from Dreamweaver Stencils about the new Design Team call? You can get all the info HERE! This provides you with a great opportunity to play with all the Dreamweaver Stencil products and techniques while showing off your own creative style. Don't forget to check out the rest of the Dream Team's projects this week: