Sunday, July 18, 2010

Inkspirations Colour Challenge #32 with some Embossing for Just Add Ink #26

Vintage Baroque


I made this card for Keesh's colour challenge and it has been ages since I've joined in. The challenge at Just Add Ink #26 is to do some embossing so I've combined the two. This week is my 'off' week as a DT Member for JAI so I thought I'd play along for fun.

It took my mind off just how lousy I'm feeling but I'm not looking forward to cleaning up my craft area!! I've been MIA due to a nasty 'lung infection' and our main computer needed fixing.

This card was also made for a good friend of mine who is going through a tough time at the moment. I hope she likes it when it arrives in the mail. She loves embossing on cards!!! Hi, T.

I used the emerging colour/emboss resist technique by stamping the flowers from 'Vintage Vogue' in So Saffron and Regal Rose, then stamping the Baroque Background stamp with Versa Mark and embossing with clear embossing powder. Lastly, I brayered Chocolate Chip ink over the top and buffed off the extra ink on the embossed bits with a tissue.

I love using bold images to do this technique - one of my faves!


The Lovely Colour Palette for this Week at Inkspirations


Here's the Project Recipe for Vintage Baroque
Stamp Sets: Vintage Vogue, Baroque, Pocket Silhouettes, Tiny Tags
Ink: Chocolate Chip, So Saffron, Regal Rose, Versa Mark
Cardstock: Very Vanilla (Plain and textured), Glossy White (better for the brayer)
Accessories: 1" DS Chocolate Chip Grosgrain Ribbon (ruffled), Hemp Twine, Cream Half-back Pearls from the Pretties Kit, SU Lots of Tags Die, Clear Embossing Powder, Embossing Buddy, Brayer, Big Shot

Thanks for taking a peep!
Bronwyn X


11 comments:

Rachel said...

WOW I love what you have done with Baroque BG.
Rach:)

Rachel Moore said...

Love the card Bronwyn, love the technique you have used

Tania M. Gould said...

;)

Mae Collins said...

Love the emboss resist technique and I am sure 'T' will very much appreciate receiving some 'happy mail'.

inkeverywhere said...

Wow this is a bit fancy. The colours are great and this is a great technique too. Chantell

Danielle Daws said...

This is fabulous, Bron! I know 'T' will love it!

Jean McKenzie said...

Bronwyn, You have done a wonderful job of that background! When I first saw it, I was trying to think what DSP paper you had used LOL!! Gorgeous!!

Leah said...

Gorgeous card Bronwyn, great technique. Hope your feeling better soon.

Christine Blain said...

Very creative, as always, Bron! It's a lovely card. Get well soon xx

Amanda said...

Gorgeous, Bron!

Liam said...

I love the emerging colour. It looks fantastic. Just perfect.

Liam

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