Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Leos ROCK!!!!


The photo is this size because if I make it bigger, it gets blurry.


This is my digital image from Louby Lou.   I used Copics on these and my first ever "Spellbinder" die cut (with my Cuttlebug) to cut out the image.  Some bling was placed strategically and a ribbon from Michael's $1 rack.
I inked the edges of the Spellbinder image with some brown ink.

Commentary: for a first time Spellbinder Nestabilities user, I find it a bit challenging. (I'm sure the pros are rolling their eyes- "Crike, How can it be challenging?  It must be quite vacuous in that head of hers."  I guess when that cracking noise emits from my Cuttlebug as I run the die cut through, I start freaking out. I'm sure I'll get used to it.  And the creating the image within an image (ergo, "Nest-abilities)" --- isn't an easy thing for me.  It just doesn't look right to me. 
I liken the Nestabilities to using a Cuisinart... as opposed to using scissors or a punch is similar to using an Easy Bake Oven.  But, I'm sure I'll get there one day.  I think I just need more practice.
Enough babbling...


This card is actually being sent to Aidan.   Aidan was diagnosed with T-Cell Leukemia. His story is posted on Mary's blog (www.cardztv.blogspot.com). 




5 comments:

  1. Life in the Scrap LaneMarch 2, 2011 at 10:37 PM

    Hi N,

    This came out so cute! The shading looks great.

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  2. Awwww! Cute! Man, that lion has big feet...he must be related to Brodie!

    Yeh, the first time I put a nestie through my cuttlebug I freaked with all the cracking. But you know, I actually managed to snap a C plate by trying to jam the wrong sandwich through!LMAO!

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  3. Leo looks quite handsome! Love the background paper. Perfect for Leo.

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  4. Looks great Naomi! We all did that the first time we used our Cuttle Bugs too. The first time I heard that "crack" I thought I broke one of the plates. Lol ~jeni :)

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  5. I'm not laughing! The first time I used my cuttlebug with a spellbinders die, and heard the crackling noise, I thought I was breaking something! LOL.

    Your card is adorable...and I see you're starting to get comfy with copics! Good for you!

    Aiden will love it!

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