Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Rosie Posie and a Gradient Look



It took me a few tries to achieve this gradient look with two powders (pink and lime).


The only downside was, I couldn't pour the extra powder back in the containers...I didn't want to contaminate the pure colors.


I designated a "mixed" container for times like these...it will be interesting to see what color combo results after a few months.


These two stems are from Papertrey's Rosie Posie~they are easy to line up and fun to work with.










I brought out my beads and sequins and scattered them about with Glossy Accents glue.


is hosted by Heather.

After getting my image the way I wanted it, I took the plunge and embossed the sentiment in yellow over it.

I must admit~I was a bit nervous about overheating it.

I love the outcome though!

This is a great way to use up that gorgeous embossing powder.


Thanks for stopping by~have a blessed day now~








stamps: Papertrey Ink (Rosie Posie,Counting My Blessings Mini stamp set)
ink: Versamark
embossing powders: Recollections and Whispers
other: beads and sequins
paper: Bazzill,BoBunny Weekend Market DP
die:Papertrey Ink Counting My Blessings




10 comments:

  1. Your gradient look looks just fabulous, Marlena! I hear you on the "contaminating" your embossing powder thing, though. Sweet card!

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  2. Wow, Marlena, can't wait to try this look. Colors are striking!

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  3. Great card! Love how your embossing has that gradient of color.

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  4. Oooh, love how you used the stem from Rosie Posie! This is gorgeous!

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  5. You took this to a new level Marlena! Love the way this turned out. New way to use an older stamp, well its still new to me because I bought it so late.

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  6. Ooooo! LOVE the look of layers here without all the bulk, Marlena! And the black is so warm with those shades of red and orange! Scrumptious!

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  7. This turned out really neat, Marlena! I like the layered sentiments and image...so very fascinating the way you did this.

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  8. Wow Marlena, you've got a TON going on here without it feeling busy ... that's fantastic! Love the embossing over the debossing!! Fabulous effect. And the gradient color embossing!

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  9. Hey Marlena! Thanks for linking this up to the Use 10 Different Embellishments Challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)

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