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Thursday, December 26, 2013

 
I think I need a color intervention!
Every time I want to try something I pull out the same color scheme.
Orange and Turquoise....I just love it.
 
 
 
I created this for this week's Make It Monday: A La Carte.
I chose Adding Texture to Stamps as my inspiration.
This time, I tapped the circle stamps onto the ink pads then stamped onto a Tim Holtz stencil to create texture before stamping onto my project.
 
 
To create my gold embossed letters, I first embossed a large area in gold.  After heating, I added another layer of ink and powder and heat embossed again.  Then I die cut my letters.  It was tricky getting the letters out of the dies, but not as much work as embossing the letters after they were cut.  I used the leftover piece for a little gold border.
 

 
Wishing you all a very
Happy & Healthy New Year!
 


Cardstock: PTI White
Stamps: PTI Beautiful Blooms II, Peaceful Pinecones
Ink: PTI Aqua Mist, Hawaiian Shores, Summer Sunrise, Harvest Gold, Versamark
Dies: PTI Block Alphabet
Other: Tim Holtz Stencil, Gold Embossing Powder

10 comments :

  1. I love these colors together. Great card.

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  2. So clever and I do love these colors too! ANd I ADORED your Christmas card....so sweet! Thanks for thinking of me!

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  3. This is a happy color scheme, and a favorite one of mine, too! Happy New Year, Kara!

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  4. Kara, you make such beautiful cards with this colour scheme! I love your card-- it's fabulous!

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  5. Wonderful colour scheme Kara, perfect bling!

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  6. LOVE this color scheme, Kara, and adore the dotted look of the card. What a delightfully happy card to receive!

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  7. Very festive and colourful card. Thanks for the tip about heat embossing the paper before cutting the letters out.

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  8. How fun!! Love the colors and your design Kara!!

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  9. Love it Kara! I pull out turquoise a lot myself!!

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