Sunday, October 31, 2010

CD Case Joy!

SU! recently held a sale, in which I picked up a busload of CD cases. Since I'd already decided that the bulk of this year's Christmas gifts will involve gift cards, I figured these would make the perfect packaging!

My colour choices were dictated by the DSP, so I used Crumb Cake (the old Kraft), Early Espresso, Cherry Cobbler, a wee bit of Daffodil Delight, and Always Artichoke.

A quick supply round-up:

-DSP and CS by Stampin' Up (as is all ink, ribbon, and stamped images)

Techniques included:

  • sponging the edges and the ribbon

  • colouring with blender pens and ink pads

Just to show how the colouring progressed:

and colouring the ribbon:

Adding the ribbon (I layered twill and the dyed ribbon):

The final product: