Counting My Blessings
Papertrey Ink- Make it Monday
September 19, 2018
Good Morning! Today I have a card for the Papertrey Ink Make it Monday challenge. This week Laurie Schmidlin from Just Give Me Stamps is showing us how to make Faux Gilded Leaves. She has a great video on the blog that shows each step in detail.
I began my card by creating my leaves first. I used the leaves from the Leave It Be stamp set. I cut them out of kraft cardstock and stamped them with VersaMark ink. I added a little copper and silver embossing powder and then covered the leaf with gold embossing powder and heat set the powder.
I then stamped the veins of the leaves with VersaMark ink and added black embossing powder. Laurie also mentions stamping them with a permanent black ink but I didn't have an ink that would stamp and stick to the embossed leaves. I did use an "embossing buddy" so that black powder didn't stick to the leaves in places I didn't want it to.
Once I had my leaves made I starting assembling my card. I cut a front panel out of Cocoa Bean cardstock and embossed it with a basket weave embossing folder from Lifestyle Crafts. I stamped my sentiment (from the Give Thanks stamp set) on a piece of Honey Nut cardstock and wrapped the end with twine. I then layered my panel on a mat of Honey Nut cardstock. Next, I added a piece of patterned paper to the bottom of my card and attached my front panel.
Will you be making a card with Faux Gilded Leaves this week? It really was a fun technique and something I will try again.
Stamp Sets: Papertrey Ink- Leave it Be, Give Thanks
Dies: Papertrey Ink- Leave it Be
Paper: Papertrey Ink Cardstock
Other: Lifestyle Crafts- Embossing Folder, Embossing Powder, Twine
Enjoy your day,
Simply stunning design! Dana, love your gilded leaves, just perfect!ReplyDelete
Thank You So Much!! I appreciate your kind comment!! I hope you are having a wonderful day!!Delete
Beautiful card Dana! Your leaves just pop off the card with that lovely gilding and I love, LOVE that basket weave layer underneath...SOOO pretty!! :0)ReplyDelete
You are so sweet Marcia!! Thank You So Much!! I hope you are having a Wonderful day!!Delete
this card is gorgeous...ReplyDelete
Thank You Annette!! Enjoy your day!!Delete
Beautiful gilded leaves and love that basket weave background.ReplyDelete
Thank You So Much Linda!! I really appreciate your kind comment!!Delete
really nice cards. I like your leaves, not your typical fall leave but it really works.ReplyDelete
Thank You So Much!! I really appreciate your kind comment!! Enjoy your weekend!!Delete
Dana, your embossed leaves look gorgeous with the Cocoa Bean and Honey Nut color scheme. The basket weave embossed layer and patterned paper really look awesome. Have a great weekend!ReplyDelete
Thank You Kathy!! You are so Sweet, I really appreciate your kind comments!! Have a Wonderful weekend!!Delete