love these solid stamps that just scream out to be heat embossed!
In the new Christmas Catalogue - AKA Autumn/Winter Catalogue - there is a fabulous pack of specialty Designer Series Paper (DSP) called Year of Cheer Specialty DSP, which compliments the colours of our Embossing Powders beautifully.
I decided to go with the Copper Embossing Powder, and the
DSP design that went with it best, which is the design with the copper leaves.
I started with a card base of Whisper
White (CS), then a layer of Copper Foil and a top layer of Year od
I adhered them together using Tombow.
took two pieces of Whisper White CS and wiped over them both with my
Embossing Buddy to remove any finger marks or static.
I stamped the
Three Wise Men from the Wise Men from Afar Stamp Set onto one piece of
CS using Versamark.
I sprinkled it with Copper Embossing Powder, and
used my Heat Tool to heat set it.
I never get tired of watching
Embossing Powder tansform into a metal-like surface when it's under the Heat Tool! Just so clever!
I die cut the image
using a Stitched Shape Square Framelit Dies, and layered it onto a slightly
larger square of Copper Foil that I had die cut using a straight cut die
from the Layering Squares Framelits Dies.
went through the same process for the MERRY CHRISTMAS sentiment which
is from the Merry Mistletoe Stamp Set in the annual ctalogue.
adhered the image and the sentiment onto the card front using
was hoping to be able to use the Copper Trim on my card, but I knew it
wouldn't work with the DSP I chose to use.
As soon as the image and
sentiment were in place, it was as crowded as it was going to get!
complete my card I cut a layer of Copper Foil and a top layer of
Whisper White CS.
Before I adhered them together, I wiped over the
Whisper White layer with my Embossing Buddy to remove any finger marks
or static as before.
I stamped the small palm tree and star from the Wise Men from
Stamp Set onto the Whisper White CS using Versamark.
I sprinkled it with
Copper Embossing Powder, and used my Heat Tool to heat set it with my
Then I adhered these two layers inside my card.
This was a very simple card to mak, but I think it's very striking!
That's it for today. Until tomorrow, happy crafting.