Essential tools of the trade: scalpal, cutting mat, safety glasses (because without them I could cut my whole arm off), chips to make the hands greasy, and Aperol Spritz to calm the nerves about the greasy hands.
Sometimes ideas can be more ambitious than one first imagines.
All the shapes along the top of the photo are for blind embossing out of white paper, and amongst those the two separate trees will be colour. On the right is a separate print plate.
Final layer of shellac on and amused to notice the name on my shellac jar. Now to just pack the car for my 3 days in Bundy this week. Hope you all have some fun planned.