Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Shopping our Stash #122 - Embossing Times Two!


Well, like I hinted in yesterday's post, I have another Faux Patina card to show you...actually, two. I am LOVING getting inky & messy lately!  And the Faux Patina technique is especially perfect for this week's challenge at Shopping Our Stash - we want you to emboss twice. Use 2 different powders. Use 2 different folders. Use one of each - or be a keener like me and use more than 2. Whatever floats yer boat :)

(This post links up to the Faux Patina tutorial & describes my own take on how to do it)


Supplies: gold mirror cardstock; vellum; Versamark; Crafts-Too embossing folder; leaf stamp from Jane's Doodles; sentiment stamp from Paper Smooches; Stampendous Embossing Powder in Pirate Gold and Carnelian; Distress inks in Wild Honey, Mustard Seed, Peeled Paint, Fired Brick


The sentiment & leaf were stamped in Versamark, and then the different powders carefully added (tapping off the excess in between). 



Supplies: Spellbinders butterfly dies; vellum; clear rhinestones; Cuttlebug embossing folder; Stampendous Embossing Powders in Silver Tinsel and Frantage Shabby Blue; Versamark; Distress inks in Shaded Lilac, Mowed Lawn, Salty Ocean, and Worn Lipstick


I found this technique perfect for using the Shabby embossing powder, because it's SUPPOSED to be imprecise. The silver tinsel one too - in general I find those harder to use, so I know there will be a number of sparkly Christmas cards using this technique coming up.

Come & play along with this challenge until next Monday,October 14th hop on by & leave the rest of my teamies some love!


I should be back later today with a monkey card for a challenge closing today - talk about your last-minute Lucy!
xoxo,
Jessi

15 comments:

Barbara Godden said...

Awesome cards I would like to try that technique. Messy you say? But well worth it.

Leslie Hanna said...

Sorry, I would have commented sooner but I was lost in Blogeration. That's a very cool technique! I think Mel McCarthy did something similar a year or two ago, and I love it. I also have no patience for it. Looks nice on YOUR cards, though. :)

Marlena M. said...

Gorgeous texture and shine Jessi! Hey congrats on your name drawn at Friends with Flair~yay for goodies! ;)

Asha said...

Oh WOW!!!! This is totally fabulous, Jessi. Love the patina action you've got going on.... so luxurious! Thanks for sharing.
xxx Asha
Sunny Summer Crafts

Lindsey said...

Both these are beautiful! Love the two-toned embossing of the sentiment on the first one, and the second one is breathtaking.

Donna said...

Ohhhhhhhhhhh Jessi!! Those are gor-geeee-ous!!!! So pretty!

jimlynn said...

OH WOWWOWOWOWOOWOW!!!! (That's a whole bunch of WOW's!!) Love both of these! The fall colors in that first one are over the top beautiful! Love that second one too.
Sensational job!
Lynn

Cheryl said...

WOW! Jessi these are fantastic! I especially like the orange one! I'm going to have to give this technique a try real soon! BTW, you got me hooked on Sara Bareilles a few weeks ago! I love her music...thanks for posting the video!

walchowDesign said...

Have not done this technique before! Love how the first card turned out with the bronzy look, Jessi!

Chris D. said...

Geeeez! Holy crow, are these cards gorgeous Jessi! My jaw is still sitting in my lap!

Dawn said...

This is a gorgeous! Beautiful technique, it looks amazing in both colours.

Angela said...

Wow, these are really gorgeous...what a fun technique!

I'm a Little Teapot said...

My goodness, Jessi! These are stunning cards!

lostinpaper said...

Cool technique and cool butterfly too!

Glimpses of My Heart said...

Love, love, love the colors in the first card! I am a huge autumn fan, so this is right up my alley! Love your embossing too!
Blessings,
Michelle