Hi everybody. Well, it hasn't happened for quite a while luckily, but I had to make a sympathy card for a lady who is the former leader of a local choir which I belong to, and sadly her husband died having had dementia for quite some time and then latterly caught the virus whilst in hospital. I have used a Funky Fossil Leafy Mandala Stencil and also a bird silhouette stamp from a Chocolate Baroque set called Let Your Heart Sing.
I decided on a piece of light grey card and using a stencil brush and Iced Spruce Distress Ink I placed the mandala over the corner of the card and then heat embossed it using WOW Clear Gloss Embossing Powder. I then added the silhouette bird in the bottom corner to balance it up, using Versafine Clair Nocturne Ink and then stamped bits of it using second and third generation ink, and finished by adding the sentiment over the mandala using the Nocturne ink.
I thought that it would stamp OK over the embossing but it didn't come out as well as I had hoped so I used a black micron pen and went over it and then making sure the heat tool was really hot dried if off as quickly as I could so that it didn't make the embossing go too grainy. I think I just about managed to get away with it...lol.
Thank you for visiting me here today and I'll see you again soon.
I am entering the following challenges:
CAS Mix Up February Stencil Challenge - Stencil Heat Embossing.
We Love Chocolate Baroque Challenge - Flowers, Butterflies and Birds.
Sweet Stamping Challenge - No. 53 Clean and Simple.
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Favourite Technique (heat embossing).