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Monday, February 14, 2011

Cameo, oh Cameo...

Where for art thou Cameo?  Oh there you are! 
I have always LOVED cameos and those black silhouettes images you now can see, well everywhere.  I've wanted to get one of those made of my girls every time we're at Disney World.  They have this amazing artisan that hand cuts them out while you sit and watch.  It's really amazing.  So when I saw this stamp set from Kim Wilson Designs, I had to get it!
I made this for two things, first for the recent call for PaperCrafts Magazine...it didn't make it... and in case it didn't make it, I wanted to put it in the current challenge at Moxie Fab called Appearance of Cameos and the Waltzingmouse Sketch Challenge this week.  It's simple, and a little shabby.
Oh Cameo
Cardstock: (Going Grey, Basic Grey; Pink Pirouette) SU!

Other paper: (White Vellum) SU!
Stamps: (Paris) Kim Wilson Designs; (Polka-dot) SU! – retired can use PTI Polka-dot; (Damask – damask and sentiment) PTI
Ink: (Basic Grey, Going Grey, Whisper White) SU!; Versamark
Embossing powder: (Silver Pearl) Ranger; (winter white) SU!
Accent: (pink rhinestones) Kaiser Craft
Fibers: (white grosgrain); (pink seam binding) Snug Hug
Tool: (corner rounder) SU!

Finished size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

Instructions
1. Cut card from Going Grey cardstock and gently ink the edges with ink. Stamp and emboss sentiment on bottom corner.
2. Cut 4.25”x3.75” panel of Basic Grey cardstock. Stamp damask with ink. Round one corner.
3. Adhere ribbon strips to Basic Grey panel and adhere to going grey card.
4. Stamp frame image on Going Grey cardstock with Basic Grey ink. Cut round image.
5. Stamp cameo image on Pink Pirouette cardstock and heat emboss with Winter White EP. Cut out to fit inside frame and adhere.
6. Adhere completed frame.

7 comments:

Debgem said...

This is such an elegant card - love the colours, and that cameo is beautiful!!

Cath said...

Hey Kristin! Thanks for entering the Appearance of Cameos challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

Ruth M said...

What a beautiful, elegant card! Very striking colour combo. The cameo is wonderful!

Edna Morrisedie said...

Love the silhouette and the way you framed it to tie in with the BG stamping, nicely done! Thanks for playing along with the Mischief Makers this week!

FLEUR de Lo said...

I'm loving this cameo card and your description is so fab!

Lenet said...

Beautiful card! I love cameos Thank you for joining us at WMSC

Jean Martin said...

Oh Kristin! This is a gorgeous Classic card! Your color combination is beautiful. And that cameo is perfect! Thanks for playing with us at WMSC! :)