Tuesday, August 6, 2019

The World Needs More of You - Try Stampin on Tuesday #419

The sketch challenge with Try Stampin' on Tuesday #419  has an additional element of embossing, therefore the card I have submitted to this challenge uses heat embossing as well as dry embossing using an embossing folder.

I apologize for the lighting exposure of the card.  For some reason, no matter what I did I could not get the exposure right.




The thick Whisper White base is layered with a Whisper White layer embossed with the Delicate Lace embossing folder to which Balmy Ink had been applied.

The focal point of this card is the birds die cut with a layering square die from a larger image of birds sitting on a branch.  The die cut image was coloured with watercolour pencils and a blender pen after which Heat and Stick powder was used to apply Dazzling Diamonds over the entire surface.

After matting with Balmy Blue card stock, it was adhered to a square of Bird Ballad DSP situated at an angle  below it. This was adhered to the embossed card front.





A sentiment, embossed with Soft Suede ink on Whisper White, was added below the focal point,  A 1/4" glittery pink ribbon was folded below it.

Supplies Used:
Stamp:  Free as a Bird
Inks:  Black Memento, Watercolour pencils, Balmy Blue, Soft Suede, Versa Mark
Papers:  Thick Whisper White, Whisper White, Balmy Blue, Bird Ballad DSP
Accessories:  Delicate Lace embossing folder, Clear embossing powder, Heat and stick powder, Dazzling Diamonds, Dimensionals, 1/4" Petal Pink glimmer ribbon, Layering square framelits

4 comments:

Heather said...

Oo, love the shimmer you added with the heat-n-stick! These birds are so fun to play with - you've made some great paper choices! Thanks so much for playing at TSOT!

Krafty Kaylin said...

love the glitter and all the fun paper really made for a great card. Thanks for joining us at TSOT!

Donna Scholz said...

Maria - your bird card is so beautiful! Love the Dazzling Diamonds you used to make it extra special. The background with the Balmy Blue is so perfect!!! Thank your for sharing your creative talents with us at Try Stampin' on Tuesday!!! -Donna

Melanie said...

So shiny! The card is lovely. I seem to have forgotten about using the heat and stick product with Dazzling Diamonds and I must remedy that! Thank you for playing along at Try Stampin' on Tuesday.

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