Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Use Your Stash Hop - Dimensional Elements



WELCOME! If you are joining us for the "Use Your Stash Blog Hop" you are right on track. This month we are featuring Chipboard or Dimensional Elements.  You should be coming from Joy's Blog. If you get lost along the way you can see the entire list of hoppers on Rachel's Blog. Let's get started.


Today I'm working on my youngest's first year album (he is now 2). I love this photo of him and wanted the focus of this layout to be on that. Of course I needed some dimension so to achieve that I used some of CTMH's Dimensional Elements to create a title. 

Supplies used (all CTMH unless otherwise noted): 
Paper: Splendor B&T (retired)
Stamps: alphabet
Ink: Moonstruck, black
Other: Dimensional Elements Numbers, Ribbon, Splendor MyStickease, Scallop Border Punch (SU)


Chipboard generally comes in either a brown or white color. I used my ink pad to change the color to match it to the blue in the background paper. There are several ways to ink your chipboard shapes...you can stamp, sponge, spray...the choices are pretty much limited to your imagination. For this layout I opted to place the shapes face down on my ink pad and lightly push the backside into the ink. It's an easy way to get all over coverage quickly. To smooth it out I did take a sponge and go over the top. Simple. Easy. Quick. Just the way I like it!

Now hop on over to Bethany's Blog for more ideas of using up your stash