Challenge #4 - use the Emboss/Resist Technique on your Christmas card
A couple weeks ago, Heather made a delightful blue snowflake card with dry embossing. I was inspired to create a similar card using a stamp & the emboss/resist technique. I made a couple emboss/resist panels and put them on two different colors of card base. Here are the cards:
Supplies: Stamps - Urban Stamps "Snowflake Lace"; Hero Arts CL803 Family & Friends (sentiment)
Dies - Spellbinders Holiday Greetings (smallest snowflake); MFT Die-Namics Blueprints 20 (stitched rectangle & banner)
Paper - Anchor Paper purple card; Hero Arts Azure layering paper; Neenah Solar White card stock
Ink - Tim Holtz Distress Inks Tumbled Glass, Salty Ocean, & Wilted Violet; Perfect Medium
Embossing Powder - Detail White by Stampendous; Icy Stickles, Hero Arts Floral mixed accents (gem)
I found this gorgeous snowflake background on a recent visit to CF Stamps while traveling to visit my parents. After stamping the snowflakes with Perfect Medium and heat embossing it with the Detail White powder, I sponged it with the three Distress Inks. Then I die cut the panel with the stitched rectangle, adhered it to a blue mat and onto the card base. I love how changing the position of the die changed the look between the two cards! I die cut the banner, then stamped the sentiment on it using my mini-MISTI. I applied Stickles to one snowflake, plus a gem; to the other I added a sticker snowflake (Hobby Lobby) that already had a gem on it. Although purple is my favorite color, I rather like the aqua version better.
I'm eager to see Heather's beautiful creation and I can't wait to see what she's cooked up for me this week!!