Tuesday, May 21, 2013

A Special Day

I made this card for my step mom for Mother's Day. It has a few different techniques to it. The circle is watercolor paper by Strathmore that I heat embossed with clear embossing powder by Stamp N Plus. The circle is cut from my Creative Memories cutting system and the ink for the stamp is Versa Mark. After it was embossed, I covered the paper with Ranger gold metallic distress stain. Because the distress products react with water I sprayed the circle with a mist of water and wiped off the area around the stamped image to reveal its embossing. That stamp is by Inkadinkado. I stamped a flower stamp by Hero Arts (very old) using Hero Arts black ink (love that ink). The flower needed a center, so I took some yellow and white beads by Queen and Co with some Glossy Accents by Ranger and made a clump. To finish up the card patterned paper was added along with a tag by Colorbok. The patterned paper has a decorative edge from using a Martha Stewart punch on it. 

Thanks for looking.





Challenges:
http://kaboodledoodles.blogspot.com/ - Stripes and/or circles


7 comments:

  1. A delightful creation Love the heat embossing and the punched edge on patterned paper .Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday .

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  2. Fab card , thank you for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles this week xxxx

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  3. Beautiful and love the embossing!
    Thank you for joining in on the Creative Inspirations Paint challenge!
    Michelle, dt team

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  4. Love the embossing, and As always we at Mema's Crafts appreciate you taking the time to visit us and to play with us. Good Luck and come again real soon.

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  5. great card!! thanks for joining us at kaboodle doodles this week

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  6. Thanks for joining us on the Kaboodle Doodles Challenge Blog!

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  7. Awww, your stepmom will love this. I love the emboss resist technique, it's one of my favorites, and you executed it beautifully here. Thanks so much for joining us this week at CI Paints!

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