Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Rainbow Ornament Card with Dana

Hello, everyone!

It's Dana from Dana G. Crafts and I'm so excited to be sharing my first card here as a WOW! Design Team member. As you know, our monthly theme is 'rainbow' and I used various techniques for my rainbow card today.


To begin, I pulled out A2 sized bristol paper and ink blended it with rainbow colors of distress oxide inks. I then die cut several circles from black card stock as shown.


I stamped some geometric images from Sparkle & Shine Stamp Set with Embossing Ink and sprinkled Metallic Gold Rich Pale Embossing Powder and heat set each of them.



Then, I applied anti-static powder to black card stock and drew some lines using Embossing Pen and ruler. I heat embossed them using same embossing powder with ornament images.


I also heat embossed 'happy everything' sentiment from Studio Katia Birthday Greetings stamp set beside the bottom-left ornament.



Next, I started to make my own embellishments with embossing powders using melting technique. It's my very first time to try this technique and it was so much fun!! For this, I melted Melt-it Powder, Hot Gossip, Coral Beach and Sparkling Snow.


I know most crafters use heat tool or single hot plate for melting embossing powders. But, I was just wondering that my warmer and tealight makes it possible or not, so I tried it.


When I used warmer with two tealights for small ribbon, it took more time than heat tool, but I was so happy that my hands were free during entire process.

So, I used one more tea light and more powders for another ribbon which I used as a photo prop and I think it saved my time to some degree. Oh, I used Pretty Little Bows Silicone Mould for both ribbons.


For mixing powders and creating marbling, I used wooden skewer as shown.


To finish, I mounted embellishments where I wanted them using Ranger Multi Medium Matte (small circle ones) and hot glue gun (ribbon).



I hope you enjoyed this card. Thank you so much for joining me today!

Dana

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6 comments:

  1. A very pretty card Dana and love the all the colours in the circles against the black card, and the embellishments work beautifully. x

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  2. So pretty, Dana! Thanks for sharing the melting technique!

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  3. Fantastic card, Dana.
    Love the technique you use to create it.

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  4. I have never seen or even heard of the melting technique with embossing powders until your post here, I LOVE IT! your card is super cool, I can't wait to try this technique out. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  5. Gorgeous card and this looks like such a fun technique that doesn't require too many supplies. Thanks for sharing your creativity.

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