Monday, January 2, 2017

Spotty Thank You...


Hey,

Last day of my Christmas break today..

Hubby is also off, so we are hanging out, playing video games ;)

I wanted to play with the HOTP acetate that you can heat emboss and it doesn't warp. So I decided to make a Thank You card for my parents.

I love how crisp the heat embossing came out. The 'Thank You' stamp is by Stampin' Up.

I created the background, by blending some distress inks and then I used a darker ink on my Penny Black 'Dots in Space' background stamp, spritzed it and laid the distressed panel onto it.

The die-cut is an ancient Spellbinders die, I love these dies and are always my default when I want an interesting shape.

The card is not a true shaker, I glued the bigger sewuins to the card base and added a few teeny tiny loose ones before adding my finished front panel using foam tape, so that the loose sequins don't fall out!

Simple, but elegant.

Cx

3 comments:

  1. This looks great, I'm loving the sharpness of the greeting against the acetate. It will go down a treat with your mom as it features dies, shaker, heat embosing and stenciling!

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  2. That HOTP acetate is on my must have list and even more so now after seeing this. It looks great!

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  3. Happy New Year. What a great card, love HOTP stuff. Love Hazelx

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