Sunday, November 6, 2011

Monthly Stamping Group - November 2011

I thought some embossing might be good this month, and used two totally different styles of cards to demonstrate the technique.

The first was an aged, distressed card, where the flowers were stamped with versamark and then ink, heat embossed and painted with either an aqua painter or blender pen.
SU recipe : Stamp set : Fifth Avenue Floral, Sincere Salutations
Cardstock : Not quite navy, very vanilla, Beau Chateau dsp
Ink : Versamark, not quite navy, chocolate chip
Accessories : Basic pearls, 1-8 taffeta rinnon in early espresso
Tools : large oval punch, aqua painter, blender pen, heat gun

The second card was a very CAS Christmas ornament card and matching tag. I love how iridescent ice makes the ornaments sparkle. Such an easy, and yet effective technique

SU recipe :
Stamp set : Contempo Christmas
Cardstock : Cherry cobbler, whisper white
Ink : Real red, basic black
Accessories : Cherry cobbler bakers twine, Versamark, Iridescent ice embossing powder
Tools : Ornament punch, corner rounder punch, simply scored scoring tool, heat gun

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