Wednesday, May 4, 2011
With so many new releases from Sweet Pea going on right now, it got me looking through my older stamps. This one is called black haired lady from plate 22 and it's one of the first plates from ching chou kuik. I'm not sure I have used it before so it was definitely time for it to see some ink. I love the Asian feel of this stamp and since I got some Asian inspired papers for my birthday I knew they would fit perfectly.
I often feel that I'm not having enough embellishments and decide when I start that this time I'll fill the card to the brim. But then I use these beautiful images and papers and I don't want to take focus off them. So in the end this is what I get :) Very clean and simple.
I'm quite happy with the little embellishment I did add. I used a Chinese coin with a brad and a flower. I also used white mesh that I inked with a promarker and cut out two leaves. I think this way the embellishment compliments the image instead of stealing focus from it.
Hope you're having a fantastic day and find time to ink up some of your Sweet Pea stamps, whether they are old or new.
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