Tuesday, March 27, 2018

One Stamp, Two styles, Part One, plus a freebie.

Today I wanted to make an elegant birthday card, but I didn't have more than 20 minutes to make it.  One way to achieve a really pretty card - heat embossing, glitter plus a fancy cardstock to showcase your art.  Here is my card with Details to follow:


The real beauty of this card is not my artwork, it is the paper I stamped it on.

This paper loves ink, It allows it to move freely in the swirls - you never know exactly how it will come out!


Looks like beautiful vintage plasterwork with high intensity shimmer!


I heat embossed using a gold powder in my stash


For coloring, I used only 3 alcohol markers. Instead of using a blender pen, I use 91% rubbing alcohol and a brush!  No more stain transferring from one color to another!

Add a bit of ribbon, distress glitter and a sentiment and my card was done in 15 minutes!


and for you today:


Thanks for stopping by!
Ginny M






4 comments:

  1. Those flowers are gorgeous. I love heat embossing so much, I think it always add elegance to any card! So good to hear from you! Hugs, Crystal

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  2. That is an absolutely gorgeous card, Ginny !!! It's inspiring. ♡
    I never heard of distress glitter!?!
    My health is impairing my ability to keep up with all these awesome products. Lol. (((Hugs)))

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  3. What a beautiful card Ginny, and amazing paper!
    Thank you so much for your freebie
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  4. Your card is just stunning!!! And you are right about that paper.....it's gorgeous!!! Absolutely beautiful work!!! I hope you enter that in Crafter's Castle challenge at crafterscastle.blogspot.com Hugs...Janie

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