Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Wow… transparency cards are hard to photograph! I think my photography skills are going downhill, but it’s always easier to blame it on the camera, right!? LOL! I saw a card on Julie’s blog the other day with a transparency overlay and I was inspired to try my own. The card base is white and I adhered a piece of the Holiday Thyme designer paper to fit the card front. I cut a piece of transparency the same size as the card and folded it in half. I just got my white Stazon yesterday and couldn’t wait to try it! WOOT for white Stazon! 🙂 Now this has probably been discussed, but in case you haven’t read anything on the topic (like me) the white Stazon pad does not come inked. I repeat… does not come inked. LOL! I spent forever smashing my stamp into the pad trying to figure out why it was completely dry. Umm…duh… they give you a reinker for a reason! *smacks forehead* I stamped the snowflakes from the SU! Snowflakes set and added the swirls which come from the TAC fall supplement catty. The Season’s Greetings sentiment is from SU! Many Merry Messages. I added ribbon and silver cording around the top of the card to hold the two layers together. There are also two silver snowflake charms adhered on top of the transparency overlay. This card packs a big punch when you see it IRL and it was so simple that I’m considering doing this for my Christmas cards this year. I just don’t have time for intricate coloring or lots of layers with everything else happening this holiday season. I’m sure a lot of you are in the same boat! Oh… and I have hundreds of transparencies from the 1 cent sale! LOL! Anybody else with me on that!? 🙂 Thanks for looking!
P.S. Countdown… 11 days till my show! 🙂
P.P.S. The transparency overlay is the same length as the card base. When I photographed the card, the transparency lifts from the card front a bit making it look shorter. Just wanted to clarify that it’s the same size.