I hope that you're all keeping well and happy and finding time to craft.
I'm here today to share with you a card that I've made for this week's 52 (Christmas) Card Throwdown. It's a Technique challenge this time of 'Emboss Resist' and here's the card that I've made:
I decided that I wanted my finished card to conjurer up images of Christmas morning, so I started by stamping the sentiment and the snowflakes with a clear Versa Mark embossing ink and then heat embossing over a clear detailed embossing power to create the 'Resist Technique.' I then set about creating an early morning sky by colouring with various inks using my Ink Dusters. Inks used were:
- Adirondack - Butterscotch, Peach Bellini and Denim
- Impress - Old Rose, Slate Gray
- Memento Lulu Lavender, Tuxedo Black
I have to admit that I had several attempts at this challenge before finally settling on one that I was vaguely happy with. Ordinarily, I would create a scene and then use white embossing powder to give the detail that I wanted but it's much harder stamping with a clear ink when you can't really see where you're going with it, or where you've already been!
Am also entering this card into the following challenge: