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Thursday, 21 March 2013

Vintage Inspired Mothers Day Card

Hi it's Sarah here... :D

Mothers Day has passed here in the UK but I thought I would share with you a vintage inspired card that I created for my wonderful Mum.


I tried a new technique involving heat embossing onto acrylic. I had some clear ornate acrylic frames that were a little too modern looking for the effect that I was hoping to create so I experimented with embossing them... I used a layer of Silver Pearl Embossing Powder followed by a layer of Gold Satin Pearl over the top - you can see that this changes the colour from a modern looking 'silver colour' to a lovely vintage pearl colour. I think the effect works really well - what do you think?






I stamped the "Happy Mothers Day' sentiment from the "Everyday Sentiments Stamp Set"

To complete the card, I created some 3D embellishments using a mixture of Pearl Gold Sparkle, Orange Pearl, Silver Pearl & Melt It Powder. I attached these embellishments along with some others including beautiful lace and pearl ribbon. The insert was based on the vintage theme also...

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5 comments:

  1. Gorgeous! And another surface to add to the list that embossing powders stick too!

    Neil

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  2. Großartig und wunderschön.
    Aber wo bekomme ich die herrlichen Silikon-Formen???

    Sophie

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  3. Lovely as usual. I will try this technique

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