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Sunday, March 17, 2013

Markers on Brushed Metallic Paper

Card made with Stampin'UP! sets: Secret Garden and Feel Goods with markers colored on Brushed metallic paper.
Here's a different look:  use markers on Brushed Metallic Paper.  The fact that the paper already has some color makes the added color very subtle.

For this project the leaf and flower images were embossed in gold.  Then the pink color was added with a marker.  Its a very subtle and really pretty look.

The images used here are from a stamp set called Secret Garden.  And by the way this set has a matching set of framelit dies to cut the shapes after you've stamped.  You can see an example on this card and this scrapbook page.
Card made with Stampin'UP! sets: Secret Garden and Feel Goods with markers colored on Brushed metallic paper.

The sentiment is from a stamp set called Feel Goods.

Are you a fan of heat embossing? These images really "pop" off the paper because they are heat embossed in gold. It makes a very impressive image on the paper.
  • You need something sticky to hold the embossing powder to the paper - on this project the images were stamped in Versamark ink as the "sticky" agent
  • While the ink is still "sticky", sprinkle on the embossing powder
  • Heat until the powder melts into the paper. Voila!  

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Stampin'UP! Secret Garden Stamp Set
Stamp Set:  Secret Garden
Stampin'UP! Feel Goods Stamp set.
Stamp Set:  Feel Goods
Brushed Metallic Paper
Brushed Gold Metallic Paper
Stampin'UP! Heat Tool
Heat Tool
Stampin'UP! Gold Embossing Powder
Gold Embossing Powder
Versamark Ink Pad
Versamark Ink

So there you have it: 2 "golden" tips for dressing up a project
1.  Heat embossing is really easy.
2.  Coloring on Gold paper adds a subtle but elegant look. 

Thanks for stopping by
Happy Stamping
--Katie

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1 comment:

Annette S said...

Katie, this is a beautiful technique which you have showcased so well with the Secret Garden images. Thanks so much for the inspiration.