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Sunday, January 4, 2009

My First Moo

There's a call from "Stampers' Sampler" for Moo cards, so I thought I'd give one a try and see what they are like and if I think I can make any that are worthy of sending in to potentially get published. Which is one of my crafting goals this year. So, here's my first attempt. I used stamps from Rubber Stamp Tapestry, since it's the first one that I thought of when I saw really how tiny these are. Then I used the cracked glass technique on it. I don't think I'll do this technique again on something this small. Too hard to get it to really crack right. But I managed and here are the results. For size comparison I took a pic of it next to my bone folder. The size of a Moo card is 1" x 2-4/5". This was fun and I'll be creating more as time allows.
Details
Stamps: "Pottery Garden" by Rubber Stamp Tapestry
Paper: Whisper White, Close to Cocoa
Ink: Creamy Caramel, Close to Cocoa, Mellow Moss, Always Artichoke, Ballet Blue, Pumpkin Pie
Accessories: Glassy Glaze EP

Hugs,
Shannon

9 comments:

Ellie said...

This is beautiful! I have only done this technique once! You inspired me to try it again. Good luck with getting published. It is one of my goals for 2009 too. :)

Jackie said...

Wow, small but really cute! good luck on getting published!!

Deb said...

This came out great! I love the cracked glass technique...I've never heard of Moo cards, but now you've got me wanting to try one! This is adorable!

Pat (mspfd) said...

Wow! Outstanding cracked glass. What gorgeous work!

mamaluke said...

Very sweet, I love RST stamps, they are so versatile!

Loretta Rodger said...

This is indeed beautiful! I have been published alot, so I'll give you my advise, if you like it, send it in for possible publication. Don't think about it, just do it and enjoy the benefits!

Rosie Lilya said...

Hi Shannon-
this is beautiful! Thanks for showing the actual size! I really like this technique

Ashley said...

Shannon! This is fantastic! I love it! I think the cracked glass looks really nice too!

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Ohh this will be a fun Etsy challenge!! How tiny......and yet this is just so gorgeous!!