For this weeks challenge I used the 440 Artistic Trading Card (ATC) Frame from SweetStamps.com. I stamped it on cream card stock, once using Latte Shades Dye ink from SweetStamps.com and once using Distress Embossing ink , this one I heat embossed with Medieval Metals EP. I used the Latte ink direct to paper to add color to the embossed frame and the back side of the other frame. I hand cut both the frames and also cut out the center of the embossed frame. I stamped 534 Claudia from SweetStamps.com on cream paper using Tuxedo Black Memento ink and colored her with Copic markers then cut her out. The DP I used for the background is from the 6" Glitz Vintage Blue paper pack. To assemble the frame I first adhered a piece of acetate behind the opening in the embossed frame. I used 1/16" foam dots behind Claudia and layered her to the DP. To attach the front frame to the DP I used 2 layers of 1/8" foam dots to get the depth I needed. The frame stamped in Latte ink was attached to back of the DP piece. I cut (2) 11"x 1/4" strips of cream card stock, used the Latte ink to add color, added adhesive to them and fit them between the 2 frame pieces, trimming off any access. To finish the frame I added an easel stand on the back.
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