Today I am sharing the Black Ice Technique – it gives such a unique focal point to a card. It uses the foil card, I used the Champagne Foil but to be honest it was hard to stop making them and it works perfectly on the Silver, Gold and Copper Foils as well.
I think you could use any stamp set for this technique ~ I chose Falling Flowers Stamp Set
Oh! and I am so glad that Stampin’ UP! are bringing back Black Stazon – because this is a solvent based ink it dries very quickly allowing you to complete the technique so much quicker. 🙂
Card base: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 Real Red Card ~ scored @ 4 1/4
Layer 1: 5 1/4 x 4 Basic Black Card
Layer 2: 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 Real Red Card
Layer 3: 3 x 3 Champagne Foil
Ink Color: Black Stazone
I rarely use Real Red other than Christmas or Valentine’s day but I just love the 1/8 Real Red Solid Ribbon ~ so that was my starting point.
Once the floral design was stamped I gently wiped a Versamark pad across the card then sprinkled with Clear Embossing Powder and setting with a heat gun.
I recommend you attach the embossed foil to the Real Red layer with Tear and Tape Double sided adhesive – it just needs a little extra help to fix into place.
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