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Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Make It Monday Embossed and Dry Embossed!

There is a new Make It Monday video
and Dawn shows us a card with first embossing with powder, then using an impression plate to add a design to the card.
I actually did two, but didn't really like how the first turned out, so went back to the drawing board!
This is my second card.
I used PTI Meadow Greens and the Wood Grain impression plate.
I used zing powders in white, aqua and apricot.
The sentiment is from Asian Fusion.
 
okay, kind of embarrassed to show the first card, but here it is:
It just doesn't pop out like the first picture and the white powder was filigree, I wonder if it is old, because I had a heck of a time getting it to shine and dry.
Then there is the matter of the sentiment being crooked...and I think the IP is a little too busy.
Now you know why I decided to do a do over!!
 
Heart Hugs!
 

 

10 comments:

  1. No need for embarrassment, Colleen. Both cards are really lovely! I like the bright colors on your second card, but think the first one, with it's more subtle colors is just as pretty

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  2. Both cards are very lovely! I especially like the color on the first card!

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  3. Your first try wasn't bad Colleen, but I do love the bright colors of your 2nd try...it really "pops"!! And how can you go wrong using that stamp set...everything turns out beautiful with Meadow Greens! :0)

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  4. I think I like the second card more. They are both pretty. The second reminds me of baby's breath because the green isn't so bright.

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  5. Both fun, but a fan of the 2nd (top card), love the placement of the blooms and fern, and LOVE the colors together! Also love your complete honesty. I tend to 'dispose' of those unloved attempts!

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  6. Love this! Your colour choice is great, and it really stands out in the gallery. Your first one is good, too. Can you rescue it by putting a banner sentiment overtop the first sentiment?

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  7. Incredible!!!! Love them both but the colors on the second try are amazing!!!!

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  8. Both cards are lovely but the color choices on the second card are just stunning!

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  9. Thanks for sharing both cards...it's always nice to know that I'm not the only one who makes mistakes! Love the colors you chose!

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