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Thursday, 19 December 2013

And now for something completely different!

Happy Friday Eve,

Last night I decided I would give the emboss resist technique a go. I wanted to case this card that my very talented friend Nonni made a few weeks ago. I have used stamps from Stamplorations and Paper Smooches to come up with, a very unlike me, card! 


I couldn't get a good photo of the emboss resist effect as today the light was impossible but I wanted to share it with you! I used lavender distress ink once I had heat embossed and I even tied a bow.......goodness I was being a bit wild for me! The panel does look pretty IRL and the extra shine is quite special (shame it doesn't show up here!)
I got myself in a real mess making this-clear embossing powder all over me and the carpet and I even burnt a tiny section of carpet when I was heat embossing-good job Hubby is not too observant and doesn't read my blog!!
I am going to enter this into the following challenges:
4 Crafty Chicks-distress

That is me for today. Hope you are all having a fun time getting ready for next week!
xx



8 comments:

  1. Love these stamped feathers! I've been searching for feather stamps - actual rubber stamps - and in the Norwegian stores I've found zip.
    Love your design, Sandie - and Nonni's too - I went over to have a look at her card as well!

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  2. Gorgeous colours, Sandie ... I love pink and black ... this is so classic and delicious ... and what an amazing bow! Anita :)

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  3. great job on this card and welcome to the 'i burnt a piece of my house club' ( I burnt a piece of my couch with my heat tool!

    Thanks for joining our distressed challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks this week and hope to see you again!
    Tammy GDT

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  4. What a wild card indeed for you, Sandie! And you did one with a bow -- and goodness, it's gorgeous! I don't know how ya'll ladies manage to use ribbons and bows in your cards and they all look awesome. I tried doing it last night on a card and scrapped it because my bow was just downright awful! Anyway, glad you finally tried the emboss resist -- I just love that technique. Hopefully you won't burn the carpet on your future embossing attempts -- the first time I used my heat tool for embossing, I melted the acetate I had placed my card on ;-)

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  5. Did I land on the right blog?! I love how retro the emboss resist looks...very, very cool effect! We won't talk about what the carpet in my craft room looks like!

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  6. This is really cute!! The emboss resist is so pretty!!
    Thanks for joining us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!

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  7. SO beautiful! I love the unusual combo of stamps and the colors look great. Also, what an amazing bow! You should tie bows more since you make them look so pretty! xx

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  8. What a fab colour combo. This is such a classy card. Hope you had a peaceful Christmas. I'm playing catch up with my visits. :-)
    hugs,

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