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2016-12-28; jumbo stamping wheel


I have stamping wheels all thrown helter-skelter into a box. I pawed through the box and found this wheel. Originally it came with a gadget that I had bought at a convention called a “stamp press.” The wheel looks well inked from having run it through the press but I know I’ve never actually used it to put onto a card.

Today’s experiment was to see what I could do with it. I also brought out my rummages sale find of the spellbinder banner dies.

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I used a watercolor technique (Wrinkle free distressing aka rub ink pad onto craft mat, spray with water and then dip the card stock into it.)

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The banner has three layers the craft, DP and then the metallic. I wish the banner was 1 banner longer so I didn’t have to piece it together for a landscape oriented design like this one.
See the background? I used the wheel again and embossed in gold.

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And one last look before you go on about your day…

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I guess the experiment was a success. The card turned out however; you should have seen the first one. It pretty much stunk, phooey!

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