Thursday, December 6, 2012

Christmas bird

                                                             Made this one last year.

this card had many different tecchniques:   1.  the red section of the background is marbled with silver shimmer paint and alchol with the cherry cobbler color. this is applied with a cotton ball.  put the alcohol on the cotton ball  then add drops of the paint on the cardstock and the reinkers on the cotton ball.. dab and twist on  the glossy card stock to give a marbled look, this can be done with two are three different colors and the silver, gold, or bronze.      2. the embossed setion on the front was colored with the silver shimmer paint.  using a light hand put some of the paint on a cotton ball and LIGHTLY rub over the raised section to give a silvery look.(this was not glossy card stock)       3.  Cut the front green piece with one of the dies from the framelits then embossed  with the oval from the designer frames.  Cut the designer piece with the apothecary die.  Stamped the circle and JOY from the Joyous Celebrations Stamp Set (holiday mini)   Finished of the card by adding a pearl to each side of the JOY on the DSP .

Christmas Cards


                                                                                           Stampin' Ups new ornament stamp set and die, Illuminate stamp pad rubbed on the embossed portion of the card to give it a little more texture.