Well, this one is different, it looks much better in person, since the colors aren't as bright, and the red is actually more of a burgundy color. (Copic R89).
Anyway, I kept seeing cards on pinterest where they colored over white embossing powder. Unfortunately, whoever originally pinned the cards did it from the blown up page on blogspot rather than the blog page itself, so even after googling for hours, I never found the person who did the original cards. (When you pin the enlargement, it just shows something like 2bp or 4bp rather than the blog address).
I decided to try this background stamp, since it would have quite a lot of white once I used the EP on it. It was stamped with VersaMark and embossed in white, then I colored it with my Copics. I'm not sure this is a great idea, because a lot of white from the EP does get on the tips of your markers. Mine still seem to work fine, but I'm not sure how many times I would want to try this without any extra tips on hand.
The card stocks I used are generic teal, generic black, gold mirror card and some gold and teal patterned paper I got at a paper mill years ago. The label is one of the newest ones from Spellbinders, the pearls are Liquid Pearls, and the sentiment is from JustRite.
Registered: March 31, 2008 Location: Eastlake, OH Posts: 11617
Sat, Mar 16, 2013 @ 4:52 PM
This is gorgeous! I wondered if the copics would "eat" the embossing powder. It sure does look beautiful and love your background piece too!
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Registered: May 31, 2008 Location: Seattle Posts: 14549
Sun, Mar 17, 2013 @ 12:51 PM
Wonderful effect! Beautiful results!
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