Wednesday, July 3, 2019

One Plus Twelve - Take 7


Kelly had a great idea to use one stamp twelve different ways in each of the months of 2019... and she asked Barb and I to join her in this adventure, which she called One Plus Twelve. Of course Barb and I quickly agreed and on January 3 we each revealed which stamp would be "the one" stamp. On the third of each month we will reveal another card made with our one stamp.

The stamp I chose for this year-long adventure is the dragonfly from the Unity Be the Best stamp set. You can see my cards from the previous six months HERE.

This month I decided to experiment with clear embossing powder and distress inks. It was a venture in trial and error. I first sponged the two colors of Distress Ink onto a piece of white cardstock and then heat embossed the image/s with clear embossing powder. I was not pleased wit the outcome because at first the image/s were so subtle they couldn't be seen very easily... so I added more ink to the piece, using makeup brushes - like I did originally only this time being a bit more aggressive with the ink. That seemed to work well.

Truth be told, I like the technique and how the two colors (Peeled Paint and Salty Ocean) blended together. I don't like the two "partial" images at the bottom, especially not the one on the left, and really wish I hadn't added them. 




I hope Kelly and Barb like my card. Now let's head over to their blogs to see their One Plus Twelve cards...


Thanks for stopping by my blog today!

Stamp Set: Unity Be the Best stamped with Versamark Ink and embossed with SU Black and Clear Embossing Powder

Distress Inks (for blending): Ranger Peeled Paint and Salty Ocean

Papers: Recollections Black and 110# White and SU Taken with Teal CS

Embellishments: Michael's Enamel Dots

3 comments:

  1. What a beautifully coloured card Jeanette - I love how you have added the colours to bring out the embossed images
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  2. Green is my color!! This is my favorite of the seven, Jeanette!!

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  3. Wow! What's not to love here! Of course, green is my color so already I'm drawn in - second, these. pictures. right. here! Love how you have them all 'techy' looking - they make a great focal point!

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