Friday, March 16, 2012
Proud as a Peacock Graduation Cards
Description: Proud as Peacock Graduation Cards
Stamp Set Used: Proud as a Peacock from Blockheads.
Both of these cards use a fun technique developed my Mary Jo McGraw several years ago. It's one I always come back to when I want some subtle but vibrant color behind an embossed image. She does
this technique on a matte coated card stock, like I did on the card with the three cutout feathers. I used regular white cardstock from the background on the Way To Go card. This technique requires embossing ink, metallic embossing powder and at least three colors Encore Metallic Ink Pad Cubes.
Dew Drop embellishements.
matte coated cardstock. The color tends to blend together more and the metallic top coat of the Encore ink wipes away completely. This looks especially amazing if you create larger patches of individual colors than I did here and with even more detailed stamps, like photo stamps. I have a better example using a Lost Coast Designs stamp in our gallery:
Encore Inked Winged Flower Girl