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Tuesday, 20 October 2009

Autumn Challenge Crafty Cardmakers

I was watching Create and Craft one night recently, or at least, it was on in the background while I was doing something. It was late and I got up to switch off the TV and a moment later I was hooked by someone doing a demo of what they called 'Faux Cloisonne' and I just had to have a go. Can't show you the card I made that night because it's needed for a swap, but when I saw this challenge on Crafty Cardmakers, I decided to do something similar.



The stamp is part of a set of clear stamps I bought in Partners, and I embossed the images in gold on dark brown card. Then, I pulled out my Twinkling H2Os and painted the leaves in Sunflower, Solar Gold, Indian Copper and Spiced Pumpkin. Once the paint was dry I coated each stamped image with 3D glaze and left it to dry. The card then just needed a topper, and I did that with an embossing pen and gold powder. I also painted on some gold Crafty Notions Shake'n'Spray then did the same with some die-cut leaves I've had in the house for a very long time. A bit of layering and ribbon and that was that! I must admit I love the effect, so there may be more of it in the future.

2 comments:

judie said...

What a lot of work has gone into this card, well done, lovely colours as well, thank you for joining us at crafty cardmakers xx

Vixykins said...

Faaaaaabulous work Josephine, you're turning into a technique junkie :D

Many thanks for joining us at crafty cardmakers and good luck x

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