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Silver & Purple Gradation Card



Hello! Nicole here and I am back with another brand-new card to share with you today. Actually today's card will be the last project I am sharing as a DT member for WOW. It has been so great being in the team and sharing my passion for heat embossing with all of you.

So, as a last project, I wanted to share something colorful and pretty, AND easy to create! I used watercolor paper and stamped De-Vine stamp set with Versamark. I used my favorite power of all, the super fine Silver embossing powder and heat set it. I think the pattern of this stamp set is just so gorgeous!


Then, I used Seedless Preserves and Dusty Concord Distress Inks and inked up the whole surface. This create resist and dye the non-heat set portion of the paper. I love how those dark purple colors make the silver images pop out.

I simply die cut the main piece with some stitched rectangular die and used foam dots to pop it out on a white cardbase. I added few sequins to dress up the card front and added sentiment. 

I hope you enjoyed today's project! Thank you for stopping by.

Hugs,

Nicole



Comments

  1. Background stamps, such as the De-Vine, are great to make your own "paper". Clean and simple but lovely.
    And good luck for the future!

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  2. fantastic card...will miss your work

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  3. I have enjoyed your work on this blog, and will miss seeing it. Your finale work is beautiful, and I thank you for the description of how you created it.

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  4. Absolutely gorgeous!!! Love this technique. The results are always lovely.
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  5. Love the shading on the card.
    so elegant and pretty.
    thanks for sharing.

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  6. Hi Nicole.
    Thank you for being an inspiration each month. I wish you well in your crafty endevours. Suex

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  7. The layers and texture are great.

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  8. BEAUTIFUL card Nicole!!!
    THANK YOU for your CREATIVE INSPIRATION, wishing you HAPPY CRAFTY ADVENTURES for the future :)

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  9. The projects are beautiful! I love the many details and textures of the layouts, and that card is stunning. Thank you for the wonderful inspiration

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