Thursday, June 30, 2011

Time to Celebrate with Some Embossing Fun

Papercraft's Color Inspiration #6 got me motivated to do this card for my nephew who has a birthday next month.





Making one nephew a rocking card like this had to be matched somehow.  



Thank you Jess Witty for this idea....WOWzers!




Thank you ESPECIALLY for reminding us to heat from UNDER -

NOT ABOVE  


when doing this technique. I am such a newbie, that I would have blown embossing powder ALL OVER my den had she not warned me.  

You sprinkle embossing powders of various colors.  I varied the embossing powders in the image from ODBD TIME and did it the old fashioned way with Versamark Ink.  That is when it hit me to try Jess' way.



I stuck with the colors from Paper Craft's Choice.



Mark's Finest Papers has a Sparkle Challenge.  Hence, the red sparkly embossing powder.


Don't forget ODBD's Anything Goes challenge is this week.



Thank you for peeking in and have a wonderful weekend and July 4th! ;)
Info:  ODBD TIME, Ellison Hello Kitty Frame, Spellbinders Classic Circles, embossing powders: white, black, glitter red, Brilliance red Ink, Versamark Ink, Cuttlebug folder, Scor Pal for blue circle

5 comments:

  1. This is fun!! Love the effect that you created there!! Ha ha, I would have also blown from above with this, but I could just make it go wrong blowing from underneath as well, ha ha, so maybe this is just not my technique! ;-) Bit your result is amazing!!!
    Hugs, Wendy

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  2. Your nephew is going to love this great birthday card! Thanks for playing along with us at Speedy the Cat's Friends challenge this week!

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  3. What an unbelievably fun boy/masculine card! Love this technique!

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  4. Outstanding. I love how you did the shading on this. Very eye catching and sophisticated in design. Thanks so much for playing along in Speedy's Friends Challenge. It is a pleasure to visit and see your work. Hope you can play with us again next week.

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  5. What a fun design and awesome masculine card, Marlena!! Your nephew will appreciate your efforts. Thanks for joining the ODBD Shining the light challenge! Have a great holiday weekend!
    blessings,
    Chris

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Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to stop in! ;)