Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Technique Tuesday - Creating Your Own Cards w/Texture

Hi friends, happy Tuesday!!

Here's a fun little tutorial that I came up with for our "Technique Tuesday" over on the Timeless Twine blog for creating your own pocket scrapbooking cards with some fun texture. :)


1.  Take some cards (color and size of your choice!)
2. and spray with any kind of color spray.  I used Heidi Swapp's Color Shine.
(I misted in the kitchen...shhhh, don't tell my husband!!)
3.  Put into embossing folder and run through whatever embossing machine you've got.


4 and 5 are the completed embossed cards.
6 was actually a happy mistake that I didn't know I was making.  One of the cards was placed differently than the other creating a de-bossed look.  Kind of fun!

After your cards are dry (I left mine out overnight!), then comes the fun part of decorating them.



I used Timeless Twine in Lemonade YellowAqua BluePurple Passion, and Bubblegum Pink to add even more dimension than the embossing made.  I also added a few sequins in (Raspberry Pink) for some added sass. :)

xoxo, Amber

5 comments:

  1. Such a great post Amber and super cute projects. Thanks for always doing a good job!
    Deb

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  2. It's fun gettin' all inky! These are fab. I really love that blue one with the white and the chip. SO striking.

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  3. Love your idea of using the embossed sheets with your inks! So much color and fun.

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  4. These are awesome! Great technique and I love all the diff. colors and textures!

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