Today I am late with my post – to be honest I am a couple of days late – but I have a good reason!
On Saturday evening our house was struck by lightening! A big flash, bang and the strong smell of ozone – it fried our cable service (internet, TV), all the switching powers supplies for various electronic devices ( including our phone service!) then a TV and the dishwasher! So we have spent the last couple of days piecing our lives back together – Friday we go shop for a dishwasher! 🙂
I have a video technique to share today which shows a simple but very effective technique – sponging – I using it a lot in may cards and other projects and I think it benefits from revisiting from time-to-time.
Card base: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 Rich Razzleberry Card ~ scored @ 4 1/4
Layer 1: 4 1/4 x 2 Very Vanilla Card ~ run thru the Big Shot with the Subtle Embossing Folder
Layer 2: 4 x 2 5/8 Basic Black Card
Layer 3: 3 5/8 x 2 3/8 Rich Razzleberry Card
Layer 4: 3 1/2 x 2 1/4 Very Vanilla Card
Ink Colors: Blushing Bride and Rich Razzleberry
I used the new Tasteful Textures Stamp Set for this card – it has 3 nice ‘texture’ stamps and 7 greetings so has a lot going for it! Some 3/8 Glittered Organdy Ribbon and a Petal Pink Rhinestone were used for embellishments. During my video you will see I switch from portrait to landscape just to show the design works well either way!
Hope you enjoy the video…………………….. please let me know in a comment below
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