Tuesday, August 12, 2014

MIM #176: Backgrounds with Embossing Paste


Make It Monday with Laura Bassen! Her video premier, and was she great!
Fun, informative, full of how to's!
Laura, you're a natural!

Coloring embossing paste, using PTI's Cover plates or any die to create our bg.
She made it look easy.
This was my 3rd attempt. The first 2 are further smeared in the recycler!


Modern Cross, Block Talk, & Friendly Flowers Extras Dies,
Friendly Flowers stamp set.
Artist's Loft Acrylic Gesso 
PTI re-inkers: Harvest Gold, Orange Zest, Pure Poppy, Plum Pudding, Blueberry Sky
Lawn Fawn enamel dots

I have a couple more backgrounds on the back burner. 
I WILL be trying this fun technique again!

Thank you Laura!


14 comments:

  1. Nancy, this card is awesome! I love the crackle effect in your background and the colors are indeed fabulous!

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  2. Great job on the embossing paste!

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  3. This card is fabulous...as it states. :) I really love the color combo you chose, and I think your embossed background turned out great.

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  4. This really caught my eye. Very nice.

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  5. Beautiful colours in your paste! I like how you've only done parts of your background with the paste--I was wishing I'd done that!

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  6. Thank you for such kind words!!! I LOVE that you used the Modern Cross die...such a fabulous idea!!! Love your gradient colors, too!!

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  7. I see you got your paste and made a beautiful card! I love your color combo and how you made the cluster flowers to match so perfectly. Beautiful!

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  8. Beautiful, as always Nancy! You always seem to master every challenge with ease. Great job!!

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  9. I love the embossing on this card! I like how it is random and the coloring is hit and miss to give it a fun distressed look.

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  10. the friendly flowers embellishments, your color choices, the varied pattern of your embossing look so fresh & modern on your beautiful card. Your consistency in card creations inspire me to grow in mine -thanks.

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  11. This is terrific, Nancy! Love the colors and design! This cover plate is on my wishlist! Great card!

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  12. Love the colors, Nancy! The black sentiment pops beautifully :)

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