Friday, September 25, 2020

Crafty Collab - Fall and Sequins

      












 

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Hello.  Thank you for visiting my blog today.  I am part of the Monthly Themed Hop Group. Each month we use up supplies that we have "squirreled away."  The theme this month is Halloween/Fall and Sequins. I decided to use a stamp set from 2014 by Stampendous called "Cling PenPattern Leaves Set."  I created a video on my YouTube channel that shows how I made these cards:
Here's the stamp set I found in my stash called PenPattern Leaves.
Look at the gorgeous patterns in these leaves:

To create the first card panel, I used distress oxide inks. I used my makeup blending brush from the dollar tree to blend circles with these colors: Spiced Marmalade, Mustard Seed, Fossilized Amber, Candied Apple, Aged Mahogany, Vintage Photo and Twisted Citron.


As I was cleaning up the ink on my Tim Holtz Glass Media mat, I decided I would spray a little bit of water with my distress sprayer and ink smoosh another card panel onto the ink that was left behind to create a second background. I was pleased with how this panel looked and probably like this background more than the ink blended background.  
Here's a photo of me creating the ink smooshed card panel: 


Next, I started with the panel that was Ink smooshed. Making sure the panel was 100% dry (I used my heat tool). I then used my antistatic bag to dust the panels. I then placed the panel inside my MISTI stamp positioning tool and stamped the leaves using embossing ink. I heat embossed the leaves with gold embossing powder. I repeated the same process with the panel that was ink blended. 

To finish the cards, I ink blended Fossilized Amber Distress Oxide ink onto a piece of white scrap paper, creating custom colored paper. I dried that ink blended paper with my heat tool. I pulled a sentiment from another stamp set, and stamped it twice onto the custom colored paper (once for each card). I used the same gold embossing powder on the sentiments. I used my corner rounder on the sentiment squares and popped the sentiments up with foam dots. 

Using glossy accent as my glue, I added three orange sequins to the card panels. I then adhered the card panels onto A2 sized, top folding, landscape orientation, brown card bases. 

Here's the card with the ink blended panel:

And here is the card with the ink smooshed background:

Some close up photos of the cards (which one is your favorite?):



There are lots of creators participating in this hop. 
Please make sure to check out all the stops in the hop. 
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7 comments:

  1. Oh Tracy, these leaves are so pretty! Love how you heat embossed them in gold! Beautiful cards!

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  2. I'm with you, Tracy; I prefer the smooshed background to the blended one, but both cards are fabulous! Thanks for hopping along with us again! 😊

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  3. So pretty I love the gold embossing!

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  4. The embossing looks so gorgeous against these backgrounds!!! How quick and simple, yet such stunning results! And with so many shades of Distress you can really make a bunch of these and get different looks by switching out the shade of red or yellow. Love your take on this month's theme Tracy!!!

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  5. Both cards are absolutely fabulous! The gold embossing really brings out the beauty of those stamps!

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  6. Wow, those embossed leaves are really beautiful! And the backgrounds look great too. - Charlotte/Lady Joyful

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