Yes, the Mega Meet happened not that long ago near me, and of COURSE, I had to go. Now, I am a VERY careful shopper, and I wandered that sales floor for HOURS, deciding exactly where and when to spend my cash.
Well, the words dies make me giddy, and I HAD to get in on some of that.
I bought a "hello" die, and ran home with it (and several other things) to get all creative.
I made this--
So, I'm looking at this panel, and the colors, which, honestly, are not my go-to bunch of colors. At least, not TOGETHER like that. I mean, it looks like the colors they paint the ceiling with at The Cheesecake Factory.
Wait... The Cheesecake Factory. I always think Old World Italy when I see their ceilings, whether that's what it is, or not. MY brain, thank you...
ANYway, Old World Italy, Leonardo, Italian Festivals, etc, etc....
I had the die cuts from the first card staring me in the face, with these "Italian" colors, and I had a brain storm.
Take cover when that junk happens.
I made this--
So, I have that little flag punch that Stampin' Up makes, and the Banner punch, too. I punched some gold cardstock and some vellum, edged the vellum with my gold Delicata ink, and layered up my die cuts with MORE hello die cuts to give them some structure. I ran my card base through the Cuttlebug with my gears embossing folder, and hit the raised part with more gold Delicata.
A few flower sequins in the same, crazy colors, and I had my own Italian Renaissance festival!
I kinda dig it. I love it when weird experiments end up being pretty cool projects.
PS-Don't you love how chunky that "hello" is? SO easy to work with. Well, done Lawn Fawn (scripty hello, when you go to look for it). Now I want the 'Thanks" die...
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