Hi! This is Maya typing, today I want to share a video I made talking a bit about the two new stamp sets that I designed for WOW's September release. But first I wanted to show you a project I made using the stamps. The sets are called Pick 'n Mix and Sparkle & Shine and I used both for this project. Since the theme for the September challenge is foil I made sure to use some fab foil on the card too. Here's how I made it.
I started out by embossing one of the stamps from Sparkle & Shine many times to make a background, I used Opaque white embossing powder for this. Then I added AquaTints that is a liquid water based ink on top to make a gradient. The embossing powder resists the ink and will make a pretty background. Just buff off any ink from the embossing using a cloth or piece of paper. The hugs is a foiled die cut. I used Word to draw up a black rectangle covering a full sheet of paper and printed it on my laser printer. An ink jet will not work since the foil reacts with toner. After printing out my black paper I die cut the word from it, I cover the black paper with at regular sheet of printer paper when die cutting to prevent the toner to spread or stick to my cutting plates. Then I just popped some foil (pretty side up) on top of the word and ran it through the laminator. I also stamped the word birthday from the Pick 'n Mix set and used bonding powder on top on vellum to make the text strip. I did the same thing there, just covered it with foil and ran it through the laminator. The only thing left was to put it all together. I love the gold against the teal color. Very pretty!
WOW! products used for this project: Sparkle & Shine and Pick 'n Mix stamps,Opaque Bright White embossing powder, Bonding Powder, Gold Glitter fab foil.
For a closer look at the stamps you can take a look at this video where I talk a bit about the sets and show some projects. And here are a collage of some other projects made with the sets. I hope you like the new sets and I can't wait to see what you'll make with them. Please tag #wowembossing if you share your projects on social media. I would love to see what you make!
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