Today I wanted/needed to get back into my stamping life. I have been away from it for a month and now that the move is done and the holidays are behind us I have no more reasons to delay. I wanted to use my new Framed Tulips textured embossing folder (TEF). This folder is one of the new products in the Occasions mini catalog. One of my downline, Louise says this folder is sweeter than honey so i knew i needed to work with it. When I looked at it I immediately thought that it would be so cute if I could also use the Perfrect Polka Dots TEF with it and have little dots fill the frame. Here is what I came up with.
Stamps: Valentine Defined and Teeny Tiny Wishes
Ink: Pear Pizzaz, Black Stazon, Real Red
Paper: Whisper White, Pear Pizzaz, and Real Red
Big Shot: Framed Tulip TEF (page 28 of the Occasions mini catalog) and Perfect Polka Dot TEF
Ribbon: Real Red satin ribbon
Extras: Dazzling Diamond glitter on the little red hearts.
I cut the White cs 4 x 5.25". I stamped my image allowing a little room for the frame. I then ran it through the Big Shot using the Perfect Polka Dots TEF and then put it in and ran it through using the Framed Tulip TEF. The dots do get smashed down a little but you can still definitely see them. Pretty cool huh? I love the way this looks, these 2 folder were meant to go together. I am going to experiment and see what other folders might look good together. The other thing I need to try is this double folder embossing with cardstock vellum. I wonder how that will work. I will definitely be playing around with this idea some more and will of course share the results with you.
If you want your own Framed Tulip TEF you can order it today! Go to my online store www.sharonstamps.stampinup.net, email me or give me a call. I know you are going to love this folder after all like Louise says it is sweeter than honey!