My BlogStar appointment is almost complete - I will really miss sharing all the inspiration with you!
This month the whole Stampendous Team is playing with embossing - which always adds such an amazing magical touch to any project. As I absolutely love embossing, surely I would want to join in the fun. And I sooooo have! :)
Here's your essentials list:
US crafters - hop over to the Stampendous site for Vintage Piano Clear Stamps set and Cling Tin Panel, Deep Impressions Chunky Clear Embossing Enamel, Shabby White Embossing Enamel, Aged Gold Embossing Enamel, Gilded Mica Fragments,
UK crafters - hop over to the Stamp Man site for Vintage Piano Clear Stamps set and Cling Tin Panel, Deep Impressions Chunky Clear Embossing Enamel, Shabby White Embossing Enamel, Aged Gold Embossing Enamel, Gilded Mica Fragments,
Distress inks: Embossing ink, Worn Lipstick, Victorian Velvet, Peeled Paint, Forest Moss, Milled Lavender, Dusty Concord, Pumice Stone.
Coffee Archival ink, ivory and green cardstock, violet background paper, cheese cloth, ribbon, mixed sequins, fabric flowers, decorative pins.
For full instructions be sure to visit the Stampendous blog. But I just wanted to show you all those lovely cracks close up - it is such a great technique!
The cracks give a fabulous broken glass effect. You can also highlight some of the cracks with a dark coloured ink. And look at that gorgeous sparkle from the encrusted jewels!
I really ought to 'break glass' more often, I just love the finished effect. It's almost like having a naughty peak through the (broken) window to secretly watch the vintage lady playing (I just love this stamp set!)... She's playing Mozart today :).
Have you broken any glass lately? :)
I hope you've enjoyed looking through my broken glass and I look forward to seeing your beautiful embossed creations!
Challenges for this card:
That Craft Place Challenge Blog - Bling it on
The Stamp Man Challenge - Summer Sizzlers
The Artistic Stamper Sept - Splatters and Speckles
Gingerloft Challenges #48 - Embossing
Totally Paper Crafts #134 - Use your favourite stamp
Southern Girls #53 - Bling
Crafty Ribbons #28 - Vintage
Whimsy Challenges #51 - Anything goes