Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Emboss Resist Card

This card is for the husband of a friend of mine. He suffered a stroke, but is progressing well, thank God. I wanted to try something new so I gave the emboss resist technique a try.  After embossing some Martha Stewart leaf stamps in white, I sponged on distress inks. The Paper Smooches sentiment is also embossed, but on vellum. I am quite pleased with how it turned out.  Take a look:


Distress Inks:  Squeezed Lemonade, Spiced Marmalade
Ink:  Versamark,
Embossing Powder:  Wow Clear, Wow White
Card stock:  My Stash
Stamps:  Martha Stewart (leaves); Paper Smooches Spiritual Sampler
Accessories:  Vellum (my stash), Theresa Collins enamel dots

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8 comments:

  1. Such sweet and delicate card, Sheila. Embossed leaves are gorgeous. Thank you for joining us at Happy Little Stampers!

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  2. You should be pleased, Sheila! This is a stunning card using that technique and I'm sure it will bring your friend's husband much comfort! Hugs, Darnell

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  3. Best wishes to your friend for his continued recovery. And this lovely card is sure to bring him lots of joy & pleasure knowing you thought of him. Good job on the technique...it's just beautiful. TFS & Hugs

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  4. Oh...you totally rock at Emboss Resist! The colors are gorgeous, Sheila! I love how you used the vellum sentiment! I am so thankful that you still visit my blog often. I wish you and family a Happy Autumn!

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  5. Soft and pretty card. LOVE the emboss resist. Thank you so much for playing along Simon Says Stamp Totally Resistible Challenge. Gayatri xx

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  6. Very pretty card - those delicate leaves look fabulous with the emboss resist.

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  7. Beautiful card. I love the soft colors
    Thank you for sharing with HLS CAS.
    BozenA DT HLS

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