Thursday, October 13, 2011

Plant Hope Double Embossed


A Christmas card catalog came in my mail the other day and I thumbed through it, looking for inspiration. I came across a pretty foil card very similar to this and thought "I can make that!" I used heat embossing instead of foil to create this shiny, snowy card.


To make this card, I first made a mask of 1/2" for the top of the card and 1" for the bottom out of scrap paper. Then, I heat embossed the first layer of trees with White Embossing Powder. After that, I sponged the background with Marina Mist ink. I then removed the masks, and heat embossed the second layer of trees with Silver Embossing Powder. This time, though, I used a Versamarker to ink the trees because I didn't want the grassy area in the stamp to show. Finally, the greeting was embossed in silver, as well.
The Christmas Greetings Stamp Set is a handy little set that you may have overlooked in the Stampin' Up! catalog. It consists of just two stamps, an inside and an outside greeting.  Useful and affordable at $10.95. It is available in wood mount only.


Stampin' Up! Products Used:
Stamp Sets: Plant Hope, Christmas Greetings
Card Stock: Whisper White, Marina Mist, Brushed Silver Specialty
Ink Pads: Versamark, Marina Mist
Markers: Versamarker
Tools: Heat Tool
Accessories: White and Silver Embossing Powders

 
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Happy Stamping!

Sandy






4 comments:

  1. This is gorgeous! Love the dimension and the marina mist sky is beautiful!

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  2. Beautiful!! Thanks so much for sharing.

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  3. Simply amazing! You never cease to surprise me! :-)

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  4. Hi Sandy,
    This is just stunning! I am inspired to try this...thank you for sharing your beautiful creation!

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