Monday, April 20, 2009

friend for life

Its Monday already?!?  Where did my weekend go?  Does anyone else wish it is still Sunday?  I do lol!  Well, last week I received a beautiful PTI stamp set from my friend Chris, and I finally got to ink it up.  PTI stamps are made from photopolymer, so, I really like using Dew Drops (chalk ink) and Brilliance pigment inks with them.  You get really nice coverage, which is awesome when you are working with silhouette stamps.  I generation stamped each flower stem, generation stamping is where you ink up the stamp once and continue to stamp until the ink is off the stamp.  The more you stamp the lighter the image becomes, this technique is really nice to use when you want to create depth.  
I apologize for the poor lighting/photo its dark outside and I hate taking pictures without natural light...oh well.  Well I'm off for now, I have terrible allergies right now and looking at a computer screen is hurting my eyes.  Have a wonderful Monday!!
"friend for life"

materials used:
Life set from PTI
vintage cream & dark chocolate card stock
Flourishes water color paper
satin ribbon
paper piercer tool
Spellbinder dies
hole punch
Dew Drops chalk ink & Brilliance pigment ink

10 comments:

Sandy from Ukiah said...

I wish it was still Sunday too Latisha...this is so beauiful.. I hope your allergies are better soon.

amazingpapergrace.com said...

Oh my word this is beautiful Latisha!! The colors are dazzling!
--Hugs Becca

Amy said...

So pretty! What a great stamp set and a great friend.

~amy~ said...

Latisha...wowza sista...gorgeous card!!! Happy Monday!!

ScrapMomOf2 said...

Chris is awesome!! This is very nice! I love the scallops!! I hope you feel better! And, yes, I still wish it was Sunday. Better yet, I still wish it was spring break!

Marna said...

Just amazing!
And the cuttlebug is now on my wishing list. :)
Hugs, Marna

Chris said...

very pretty!!

Alex said...

This is beautiful Latisha, so very elegant, girl!! Love that ribbon treatment!!

And no, I don't wish it was Sunday, I had the stomach flu, lol! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Sara Paschal said...

BEA-utiful, what a great card.

Jen said...

Love it!

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