Boys Will Be Boys #2

G’day Stampers,

My card has been created using our sketch for this month.  I again decided to use “Boys Will be Boys” which has grown on me &2-February-2015 since using it here a lot of other ideas have popped into my head.

I’ve had this Silver Foil sitting in one of my drawers for a couple of years & thought this was the perfect time to use some of it.  I decided to emboss it using the Chevron Embossing Folder  prior to adhering to a piece of Tangerine Tango Card.

I stamped the Robot Image onto a piece of Whisper White Card using Versamark & Smokey Slate Inks.  I embossed it with Clear Embossing Powder & set with Heat Tool before randomly colouring with my Blender Pen & Smokey Slate Ink.

For my greeting, I decided to try the Faux Metal Technique to match the Silver Foil & the embossed imaged.  If you haven’t tried this technique before, you will be amazed at how hooked you will become.  It gives such a rich finish to your card.

010aa-blogI rubbed Versamark over a piece of Whisper White Card, poured Silver Embossing Powder over the top & heat set with a Heat Tool.  I repeated this 2 more times.  On the 3rd time & while still warm, I then carefully stamped my greeting into the embossing, ensuring my stamp didn’t slip & slide.  The stamp tends to leave a deep metal image, hence giving the effect of “Metal”.

In fact, I liked it so much that I created another card with my greeting cut into a Banner at one end & using a Tangerine Tango Dot from the Brights Collection Dots.

To create your own card, click on the link below for your tutorial.

Until next time, Happy Stampin’

Vicky

43. Happy Birthday – Boys Will Be Boys

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