Dec 2, 2016

Poinsettias from an Embossing Folder


Ann here with a card I made using a gorgeous Darice Mosaic Poinsettia embossing folder which is available at the Dies R Us Store.

Darice - Embossing Folder - Mosaic Poinsettia

Here's another photo without all the shine from the camera:


To make the card, I embossed on white card stock.  Then I just painted it all in using distress inks and a paint brush.  To give the sparkle, I brushed on some Ceramcoat Sparkle Glaze paint by Delta Creative.  This added a clear iridescent sparkle and has tiny pieces of glitter in it.  Once that was dry, I manually cut around the embossing and adhered it to  piece of linen white card stock.  By cutting out the image, I didn't have to be real careful trying to stay within the lines when painting it in.

Since the card is going to be mailed, I wanted to keep the flower centers flat and not use any gems which would likely put holes in the envelope or fall off of the card.  I colored the centers with Smooch pearlized gold accent paint.  The top panel is layered on top of a piece of  gold Shimmer Sheetz.

I can see so many more possibilities with this embossing folder.  To see all the embossing folders available at Dies R Us, click here.

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8 comments:

  1. Beautiful job on the coloring and like the shine you gave to it!!

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  2. Wow, this is so creative and clever, Love how you used the embossing. The glitter really makes it pop. And this distress inks just made this beauty awesome.
    Hugs

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  3. This is beautifully done Ann! I'm so inspired seeing how you used the embossing folder. I have a couple of them from Darice and it's always fun to see how someone else uses them. Your card is stunning!!

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  4. STUNNING! So creative, Ann. Love those big bold sparkly blossoms!

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  5. WOW just gorgeous Ann! What a smart idea ... looks amazing! Wonderful inspiration thanks!

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  6. Fabulous idea Ann! I love the colours you have used, the poinsettias look beautiful. I may have to start looking through my Embossing folders to see if similar can be done.

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  7. What a great card. Love that embossing folder.

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  8. wowza! this is just incredible! the pop is amazing! great job!

    Alicia

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