I chose to make a card with "Embossing Resist " and followed Beate's tutorial : http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/re...ossing_resist/
The stamps I used are from the SU set "Gently Falling".
For the leaves I used distress ink : Peeled paint-Tattered rose and Wild honey.
The sentiment " Special Birthday " is a stamp from Hero Arts stamped with Distress embossing Ink and heat embossed with clear embossing powder.
I stamped some oak tree leaves and acorns with Memento "rich cocoa", embossed them with clear embossing powder and colored them with the same colors.
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Registered: July 27, 2007 Location: Dublin, Ireland Posts: 53530
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 @ 7:47 AM
Using embossing resist is a great idea for adding a white sentiment to a card - I HATE trying to emboss with white EP. I'm definitely going to remember this! Lovely sponging, too - and I really like the extra leaves and acorns. I think we've really moved into winter here, lovely to see some autumn colour in the gallery.
Registered: May 10, 2006 Location: Westminster, CO Posts: 22125
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 @ 9:49 AM
What a lovely birthday creation!!
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Registered: August 18, 2012 Location: Canada Posts: 404
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 @ 1:56 PM
That sentiment dead centre is just beautiful encased in the circle of leaves. We love seeing your art and are very thankful that you have taken time to visit.
Carole Robb Bisson
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Registered: March 11, 2008 Location: Sacramento, California Posts: 39352
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 @ 4:12 PM
So very pretty. Love the addition of the eb leaves on the bottom left corner. WOW card. TFS :0)
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