Wednesday, October 26, 2016


Products Used: 

Very Vanilla card stock
Vintage Leaves Stamp Set
Leaflets Framelits
Watercolor Words stamp set
Cajun Craze ink pad
Cajun Craze card stock
Embossing Buddy
Black Embossing Powder
Black Stazon Ink
Heat Tool 
Versamark Ink
Copper Foil
Rope Trim
Wink of Stella Gold

I stamped a leaf image on the vanilla card stock with Cajun Craze ink.  Then I immediately water colored the image using an aqua painter. Then I stamped the next leaf and continued in this manner until I was happy with the outcome. 

This technique is supposed to give you a faded, distorted, watery looking image.  If you are looking for perfection and clarity, this technique is not for you! 

I dried the panel with my heat tool 

Next I used embossing buddy and then stamped greeting with Versamark ink and heat embossed it using black embossing powder.  

Tip:  look closely at my greeting and you will see a little smudge under happy- I did not get all the embossing powder completely melted and when I touched it it careful to make sure all your embossing is super shiny and melted.....don't do what I did! 

Next I stamped the leaf image on copper foil paper using Stazon ink and allowed to dry. Then I cut it out using the coordinating framelit dies. 

Next I assembled my card and used the rope trim for accent as I wanted this for a I thought the rope trim would work. 

Finally I grabbed my Wink of Stella gold and added veins and highlights to the leaves.  (sorry very hard to photograph) 

If you would like to purchase any of these products used in today's project, or would like to sign up for a class,  contact me directly:

Phone: (204) 232-7744

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