Time to share a technique ~ Black Ice. It creates a great focal point to a card with a really unusual finish. As this is an embossing technique it also gave me a chance to pull out my Heat Gun which has been sadly neglected for a while 🙂
Looking at the color combination I think this would make for a great card for the guys in our lives and the second sample with a little flower and bow would be great for a feminine card.
Card base: 11 x 4 1/4 Smoky Slate Card ~ scored @ 5 1/2
Layer 1: 5 1/4 x 4 Basic Gray Card
Layer 2: 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 Basic Black Card
Layer 3: 3 x 3 Silver Foil Sheet
Ink Colors: Black Stazon and Basic Gray
Layer 2 is randomly stamped with Basic Gray ink using the Timeless Texture Stamp Set and attached to the base card with 4/5 Stampin Dimensionals. The ribbon is the 1/2 Black Satin using a faux knot (click here to see more about this)
I used Tear and Tape to attach the decorated Silver Foil to the Basic Black layer as it just gives a little more strength – you will see what I mean when you watch the video below. Then 4/5 Stampin Dimensionals to attach this to the card.
The greeting is from the Eastern Beauty Stamp Set cut with the 1 1/8 scalloped circle punch then layered onto some Basic Gray cut with the 1 3/8 scalloped circle punch.
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