Video: You’re Fancy Shoes

you're fancy shoes

Hello everyone! To keep up with one of my resolutions, here is a quick video and blog post today of a card I made using our Shoe Wardrobe 2d. Ed. Outline stamp set.

First I stamped the Valentino shoe stamp repeatedly across the card panel. To make sure I stamped them straight, I started off by stamping the first shoe in the center of the panel.  Then I took a pencil and drew a straight line right under it so I could stamp the rest of the shoes in straight line (or as straight as I could get it).  Then I stamped the same shoes repeatedly to create an amazing background of couture shoes.  Since I knew I would be coloring these shoes with copic markers, I used our new Caviar Hybrid Ink which is copic friendly and fabulous.

I used seven different copic markers to color in each of the shoes. I used the same seven in each line but colored each randomly.  In the midst of coloring, my purple marker exploded (insert sad face) and created a blog along one of the shoes.  I decided to cover it up with a well placed sentiment (an 8mm or 10mm sequin would have sufficed).  I took the “You’re Fancy” sentiment from the same set and heat embossed it using gold glitter embossing powder on some tan cardstock.  I fussy cut the sentiment and popped it up in the middle of the card panel and over the offending blob.

Then I trimmed the card panel about a 1/4 of an inch on both sides.  I took an A2 side folding card base and adhered some floral gold foil washi tape on the sides. Then I adhered the card panel onto the base and that finished up the card!

Screen Shot 2015-12-26 at 2.32.02 AM We have a lot inspiration and videos coming this week since our Anniversary Release is kicking off tomorrow.  We have 17 new stamps and other products coming your way to celebrate our one year anniversary.  We also have an amazing blog hop on Friday featuring our talented design team and special guests.  Thanks for stopping by everyone and I hope to see you all tomorrow!

-Effie

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