Monday, May 29, 2017

Flourishing Sympathy

Hi Everybody! Well, I had planned to get this card on my blog quite some time ago but got busy and never wrote the post. I haven't made sympathy cards for a while and this one came together quickly and using a fun technique called Emboss Resist.

I used the Flourishing Phrases set to stamp the background in versamark ink onto water color paper. Then I heat embossed it in clear embossing powder. After that I picked some subtle colors to watercolor with and settled on Wisteria Wonder, Pear Pizazz, Pink Pirouette, and Soft Sky.

I stamped the sentiment in Basic Gray Archival and die cut it with my stitched framelits oval. This card is so soft and subtle that I wanted to add some texture it. A combination of lace and linen thread did the trick and kept the card neutral (I don't like making sympathy cards too bright or gaudy).

It's been a long time since I've used this technique but it sure is pretty. If you haven't ever tried it before then give it a go. One of the cool things about it is that the embossed images act as barriers and help you to keep your colors within the lines (if that's what you're going for).

That's it for today folks! I'm working on a big project right now and I'd better get back to it!
Have an amazing day!



Need more stamps now? Never fear! I've got you covered!
Let me know if you have any questions!

Want a great discount on Stampin' Up! Products and to have a fun new stamping family? Join me on this fun adventure! I can't wait to be your super excited (possibly way too enthusiastic... No! That's not possible!) Stampin' Up! side kick and support lady! In case you didn't know, you can join Stampin' Up! just for the discount and never sell a single product. If you want to know the details just let me know. If you're looking for a discount on your favorite hobby (stamping and paper crafting with Stampin' Up! products) and want to earn money doing it... let me know! I'd love to talk with you whatever your interest might be! If you want to see a little more info go ahead and click the button below. Looking forward to hearing from you!

No comments:

Post a Comment

01 09 10