WORKSHOP CARD: Easter Blessings
Here’s one more card for you to make for Easter. This card used a technique called, “Embossing Resist Technique.” It’s simple to do, but when people look at the image they can’t quite figure out how it was done. Let’s get started.
Here’s what to do:
1. Cut a 10″ x 7″ piece of Very Vanilla or Whisper White Card Stock and score it at 5″ This will give you a 5″ x 7″ card base.
2. Cut a 5″ x 4-1/2″ piece of Certainly Celery Card Stock and run it through the BIG Shot with the Scallop Oval from the Ovals Collection. Then run it through again with the Lacey Brocade Embossing Folder.
3. Cut a 4-1/2″ x 4″ piece of Wisteria Wonder Card Stock and cut it out with the next smallest oval.
4. On a 3-1/2″ x 4″ piece of Very Vanilla do the following for the Embossing Resist Technique:
Ink up the flower stamp from the Blooming with Kindness Stamp Set stamp with VersaMark and stamp on the Very Vanilla Card Stock.
Pour White Embossing Powder over stamped image, making sure everything’s completely covered.
Tap excess powder off.
Heat powder with heat tool until it melts into a shiny image.
With Sponge Daubers, sponge ink over the card stock and image. Don’t worry about the ink going over the stamped image. The embossed image will resist the color, hence the technique, “Embossing Resist.” On this card, start with Wisteria Wonder in a circular motion, working your way outward. Then, on the top use Baja Breeze and towards the bottom Certainly Celery. If, by chance the embossed image does pick up a bit of color, wipe it off with a tissue Tada!
5. On the bottom of the card ink up the Easter Blessing Stamp in Wisteria Wonder Ink and stamp it on the center of the card.
6. To finish the card layer the ovals together with Sticky Tape and use Dimensionals for the Certainly Celery.
Instead of using stamped images, draw your own design with a VersaMark Marker. Then use a Brayer or Sponge Daubers to add color.
Or brayer or dab on color before you heat emboss and these colors will show through the subsequent layer of color.