Monday, August 26, 2013

Emboss Resist Thank You Card

The other day, I was playing around in the studio, working on upcoming projects for a class. 
Sometimes, like that day, the idea I have just doesn't work out for some reason, but that doesn't mean it's not a good idea, so the stamped piece goes in my "serendipity pile".

That's what happened with the embossed resist card front on this card:

And since it was on the TOP of my serendipity pile, when I needed a quick thank you card the next day, it's what I pulled out to work with. 

For this card, I only inked up one side of the Pleasant Poppies background stamp with Versamark ink. It's  heat embossed with Clear Embossing powder and then I used my sponge daubers to add Rich Razzleberry and Pear Pizzazz ink to bring up the image. 
I really adore this technique - it's always so gorgeous and a delightful surprise when you are inking over the embossing.

My color palette is Blushing Bride, Rich Razzleberry, Very Vanilla and Pear Pizzazz. I used Blushing Bride retired designer paper for the banner layer and for the Bitty Butterfly punch out. The greeting is from the new Four You stamp set. 
All in all, a very simple card, yet lovely just the same. 

Thanks for stopping by today and don't forget to shop in my Stampin' Up! Online Store for all your crafting supplies. Here's the link: 
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Happy stampin'!

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