Golden Scallops

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

 
Hi!
I finally used my new Tropical Teal cardstock.
It's a beautiful color, but much darker than I expected.
Something I'll use in small doses.  I think I'll like the ink better than the cardstock.
 
 
To create this background I applied Versamark ink directly to the stencil, turned the stencil over onto my card front, rubbed it to transfer the ink, and finally gold embossed it.
I expected the scallops to be solid, but like the way it turned out with just the outline.
  
 
 
 
Hope you're having a great day!

Cardstock: PTI White, Tropical Teal
Stamps: PTI Garden Grace
Ink: Versafine Onyx, Versamark
Dies: PTI Beautiful Butterflies
Other: Copic Marker, Filigree Gold Embossing Powder, Heidi Swapp Scallop Stencil

7 comments :

  1. This is beautiful. What a great idea to use the versamark on the stencil.

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  2. Beautiful card. The gold stenciling is just beautiful.

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  3. Love the partially cut butterfly with the teal peeking through.

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  4. So pretty! Love the look you got by putting the Versamark on the stencil. And the gold & Tropical Teal are great together.

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  5. Fabulous pattern on the popped up butterfly panel. Love the teal! WOW!

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  6. Oh, this is gorgeous, Kara! I love how you created that panel and then die cut the butterfly from it! Fabulous take on the sketch!

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  7. I agree with you and the new tropical teal. Its a bold color that probably is best used in small doses. BTW, was at Michaels last weekend and used your swatch/sample post to help me pick out what Heidi inks to buy. Thanks!

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