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Monday, 26 May 2008

Faux Metal

Last Friday night some lovely ladies came to my home & I taught them how to make Faux Metal. We had a great night & I thought I'd show you one of the cards we all made
The stampset used to make the flower is Pick a Petal. It was not one of my first choices in the new catalogue, but I am having so much fun with it.
We made the centre of the flower using the Faux Metal technique as well as some heat embossing on the flower petals.

Stampsets: Pick A Petal, Cheer & Wishes
Cardstock: Elegant Eggplant, Whisper White, Palette of Prints DSP
Ink: Versamark, Elegant Eggplant
Accessories: Silver Embossing Powder, Eggplant Grosgrain Ribbon

This is a sample card that I CASEd from Splitcoast Stampers

Stampsets: Baroque Motifs, It's Your Birthday
Cardstock: Night of Navy, Whisper White
Ink: Versamark, Night of Navy
Accessories: Gold Embossing Powder, Navy Grosgrain Ribbon, Gold Brads, 1/2 pearl from the Pretties Kit


and one more sample card - this one was so quick & easy.

Stampsets: Baroque Motifs, Heartfelt Thanks
Cardstock: Blue Bayou, Purely Pomegranite, Whisper White
Ink: Versamark, Purely Pomegranite, Old Olive, More Mustard
Accessories: Silver Embossing Powder, Pomegranite Double Stitched Ribbon

My next technique class will be on Fri 20th June, 7pm & will be on bleach. Come along & learn how to stamp, paint & alter your cards using household bleach. Cost is $12 for 2 cards & a sample with instructions for your technique book.

I haven't forgotten about the tutorial I teased you with the other day - it will be here soon :-)

10 comments:

Carol Dunstan said...

great cards Alana. I particuarly love the first one, not just because of the Amethyst but that Prints paper works so well on the petals!

fleurie said...

oh wow...all totally stunning alan...to clever

wee waa lyn said...

I think the cards are lovely too, but you say simple! I have no idea how you would have done them!

Michelle said...

These are great Alana - perhaps I could just pop up the road for a class? ~ Will Alan be there too? ;)

Beth said...

These are great, Alana. I love the Pick A Petal set, but don't have it yet...
I've tagged you on my Blog - hope that's okay!

Kari said...

gorgeous cards, Alana! I wouldn't have thought to use that 'thanks' stamps for this technique!

Wendy said...

Hey Alana! Loving ur pick-a-petal card -that set is sooooo on my wish list. Your blog is looking gorgeous, as always!

Susanne Perry said...

Hi Alana, thanks for stopping by my blog & saying hi.

Your cards are great, I really like the Pick a Petal set as soon as I saw it in the catty (actually used mine tonight ona scrapbook page), love how you've used it.

Kylie said...

Hi Alana,
Wonderful cards, stunning!
Take Care
~Kylie~

Dani Fender said...

I love the "Thanks" card. Simple but looks stunning, very effective use of Faux Metal technique