Thursday, 27 February 2014

So Very Grateful

As I did the rounds of the blogs that I regularly read, the other day, I spotted 
a card on Zoe's blog that reminded me of a technique that I hadn't used in a while.
Thus inspired, yesterday, Chris (sis-in-law) and myself set about making a couple of cards
utilising this technique.  Here's one of my cards.

Basically, what you do is stamp your image in Versamark, then heat emboss with 
White embossing Powder.  Colour everything in with White Re-Inker and an Aqua Painter.
Allow to dry, then colour in your image as desired.
I chose to leave the flowers white, and just paint the leaves with Old Olive ink.
Two tiny butterflies cut using the Beautiful Wings Embosslits die, and embellished
with tiny Basic Pearls finish this card off nicely.
Colour combo is Crumb Cake and White with a hint of Old Olive
and the stamp set used is "So Very Grateful"
All products used are Stampin' Up!
I have once again left the card without a sentiment, but will add a small sentiment
when I decide what occasion I will be sending the card for.
Come back tomorrow and I'll show you another card that both Chris and I made
and I'll show you them both.


  1. Stunning Kate, just so gorgeous.
    Janet xxx

  2. Very elegant Kate. Give a lace like or parchment effect.

  3. Gorgeous card Kate love the flowers xxx

  4. This is so elegant Kate and a great technique x

  5. Aww! Thank you for the mention, love your card, so delicate and pretty, and looks so perfect white, lovely stamp xx Zoe xx

  6. Elegant and classy, dear Kate. Hugs to you, my friend!

  7. this is fab hun and ty for the explanation it looks a bit like is it called pergamano - fabulous work love it have a great day x

  8. So pretty Kate, love the technique x

  9. Amazing Kate, utterly amazing hun xxx

  10. Love this card Kate... Can't wait for that stamp set to arrive here!

  11. Really beautiful Kate, love the effect. Have a lovely weekend x

  12. Ohh Ab Fab xx looks brill .... Isnt it funny the things we forget ... I also love this technique thanks for the reminder xx

  13. Hi Kate, a great technique and a beautiful card, love the colours.

    Hugs Erin x

  14. hi hun could have sworn i d left a comment on this one it is awesome - love it it reminds me of pergamano work i think lol - ty for the lovely comments that you leave on my blog too xxx

  15. Love this Kate, would make a great anniversary card for my friend, haven't done any embossing for ages. Thanks for the inspiration. kx


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