Tuesday, September 1, 2009

More Fun With Fimo

I made some more Fimo items tonight. I'd say buttons, but most of them don't have any holes!

Green Leaf Shapes: I used a cookie cutter then added my own indentations for the veins. I can picture myself using these leaves alongside a Hero Arts stamped flower in a card soon!

Small Square Shapes: Stamped squares with Hero Arts LL022 Pop Petals (no ink) for texture. I also brushed them with some Perfect Pearls before baking.

Red Round Shapes: I stamped the Pop Petals with Ranger Archival Ink in Jet Black before baking.



One thing I am surprised about is how much my hands hurt after two nights of playing with Fimo! I'm using Fimo Soft, but rolling it out still takes a good amount of effort! The lower knuckles on the palms of my hand are feeling painful! And yesterday I forgot to mention the first thing I did, which was to slice my finger open. Yikes!

Oh well, it has been a lot of fun, but I think tomorrow night after work I will go back to traditonal cardmaking! Maybe I can use some of my new Fimo creations!

Oh yeah, I do want to find some of the "push molds" and give them a try this weekend. I'll let you know how it turns out!

Hugs,
dustypenny (aka Joy)

4 comments:

Heather Maria said...

Wow Joy these are great. Sound like the Fimo is hard work! Looking forward to seeing these in your cards.

Stampin Sue said...

I love your buttons especially the leaves!

paula said...

Joy I have heard of people using pasta machines to roll out their fimo. But not being a person who uses fimo I am not 100% sure I have that right. Maybe Jane could help you?

Anonymous said...

so impressive Joy...love it all!! HHH,Kathy (crzy4stamps)

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