Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Experimentation Mode.

I'm OK....not to worry, it was just a small meltdown...nothing caught on fire and no one was hurt....

Can I just say that I should *NOT* be allowed to play with a soldering gun? They should have warnings on these things.... "DO NOT USE IF YOUR NAME IS LISA ZAPPA". *STEP AWAY FROM THE SOLDERING GUN, MAAM.*

I bought a girlie soldering gun at JoAnne Fabrics tonite. I only melted part of my plastic organizer, and nothing caught fire, so I'm good. I will show you what I'm working on when I make more and am through experimenting. I will say one more thing, the letterpress letters work PUUUURFECTLY with Brilliance Pigment ink. More to follow on that. So after the meltdown and a litany of swear words, I buckled down and made these 3 cards. Remember, I'm a cheat...I do the layouts ahead of time and then slap an image on, quick and easy. I made these layouts at the retreat I was at, using a Creative Memories cutting system. The stamp is one of my favorite from the new Stampendous Halloween line. I watercolored them with an aquapainter and Stampin Up ink. I may be close to caving on the copic markers...I think I NEED them. There, I said it. I need the copics. I've been waffling on buying Copics for a month now. I need to just GIT R DONE!

The stamp is "Pumpkin Plaque" by Stampendous.
The papers are:

Orange stripe - Scrapworks skinny cathode bungalow.
Brown Dots - "Overton house designs Mint Espresso Dotty Flowers
Floral - EK Success "Lauren Funky Fresh.


Jessica (jessrose21) said...

First of all, it's not cheating! It's the secret to your awesome cardmaking. LOL! And second, you ain't seen nothin' if you haven't seen the pot I MELTED on top of my mom's brand-new stove. It's a wonder the house is still standing. So never leave a boiling pot unwatched, because it will boil dry in no time. No wonder I'm scared to use a soldering iron. BTW, other than the melting issue, how did you like it? ;)

Flossie's Follies said...

These are great, love them and you new header.

Well Said Cards said...

I'm so excited to see Halloween cards everywhere! I love your new banner! Great cards!

chelemom said...

I can't wait to see what the heck you are making with a soldering iron....Thanks for the giggles before bed! Love your always! BTW...still can't get my darn cards to upload.

Viv said...

Very cute! I love my Copic markers and air gun! You gotta have the air gun too, Lisa!

Barb T(scs btexpress) said...

These are too cute. I love all your cards and vintage items.
I would never use that soldering iron since I'm a klutz. Barb

Bethany Paull said...

Totally love the orange and blue. These are great. I keep telling myself I DO NOT need the Copics. I'm not sure that I believe me.

flati said...

Your new Header is beautifull

And the Halloween Cards are wonderfull