• Neat and Tangled,  Thank you cards,  watercolour

    Gold and black Scandinavian print

    Hey everyone, hope you’re having a great day. After a busy day window cleaning I was thrilled to get an hour while Harvey napped to play with my neat and tangled Scandinavian print set again. Neat and Tangled have a challenge this month of embossing so I wanted to play along with that. I don’t know about you but I tend to always go for a white card base almost without thought. I saw a fab card the other day by Kimberly Crawford which featured gold embossing on black cardstock so I had to have a go. I love the effect! I heat embossed images onto a stitched rectangle base,…

  • Just because,  Masculine Cards,  My Favorite Things

    Distress effect gold embossing

    I wanted to try something a little more edgy with this card. I had a beautiful piece if Aztec/geometric black card and my MFT Pretty Posies stamp set was also on my craft table so I decided to see if I could combine both. Starting with a light green card base I stamped an outline flower with hero arts black India ink all over. Then I stamped the centres with versamark, a sticky ink, poured over gold embossing powder and heat embossed. Because the outline flowers were still slightly tacky in places the embossing powder stuck only in some places, which was the plan, honest, and so you get a…