Friday, October 26, 2012

I've been down with the flu or some other viral bug so I only have one card to share, but it is a beauty.  Another easy technique that will leave the your friends and family in awe of you and your talent.

Have you tried Faux Patina?  I LOVE IT,  your creations are vintage and so elegant.  and you can create many color combinations,  this is my favorite.

Take any embossing folder,  I used Tim Holtz, and inked it with Soft Suede, Stampin UP, run it through your machine, then I sponged Broken China and Peeled Paint (Tim Holtz) onto card.  Lastly take a dark brown, Early Espresso (Stampin UP) and sponge over.  Don't be afraid to add more of the blue if your card is too dark. Let dry.Then with VersaMark ink pad randomly stamp areas of your card and emboss with gold powder.  
Add your sentiment....  BEAUTIFUL!!!

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Its all about Vintage: Make your Background
Do You Stack UP: Embossing
Can You Digi IT: Giving Thanks
Annabelle Stamps: Sketch


  1. What a fun technique. Your card is remarkable.
    Thank you for playing along with us at Can You Digi It?

    Mary Ellen C.Y.D.I. DT

  2. Such a beautiful card! Love all that wonderful texture!
    Thanks so much for sharing with us at AnnaBelle Stamps this week!

  3. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


  4. never heard of fax patina. love the card... really a beauty.

    sure hope ur feeling better soon.

    hugs :)

  5. Very cool technique. The panel you did is beautiful! Thanks for joining us at the Can You Digi It? Giving Thanks challenge.

  6. Great techinque to use in this challenge! Hope you are getting to feeling better and thanks for playing along with CYDI!

  7. Very classy and elegant!

    Thanks for playing along with CYDI?

  8. This is simply stunning!!

    Thanks for joining us at It's all about the Vintage and Beauty this time. Hope to see you again soon!

    Hugs, Sande xx

  9. Awesome technique - looks wonderful and very pretty card. Feel better soon! Thanks for joining us at Can You Digi It!

  10. Beautiful card! Thanks for sharing how you created such fabulous texture. So glad you could share with us at AnnaBelle Stamps this week.

  11. Simply stunning! I'll have to give that technique a go, looks Awesome!
    Thanks for playing along with us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

    Take Care,
    Kylie X

  12. Wow! Your technique is lovely, looks really great! I love the gold in your card. Best wishes, Nonni/ GDT It's All About The Vintage And Beauty Challenge

  13. So much's beautiful! Thank you for sharing with us at It's all about the Vintage. Wishes, Suzanne xx

  14. Thanks for playing along with us at AnnaBelles this week. Lots of great techniques on your card.

  15. Great mix of texture on your creation, Linda. Thanks for joining the CYDI? challenge this week!

  16. That is a cool technique. I love the gold...Thanks so much for playing with our challenge at Can You Digi It? this week!


  17. What a stunning background! Thanks for taking part of the It's all about the vintage challenge. Take care! :o)

  18. Gorgeous card! Love that pretty texture! Thanks for playing CYDI? Giving Thanks Challenge! :)

  19. What a beautiful card! Love the background you have made!Thanks for joining us over at It's All About The Vintage & Beauty Challenge! Good Luck! Hugs and sunshine