Escape the Ordinary

Hi friends!  I love escaping the ordinary.  How about you?  Leave me a message and tell me how you love to escape the ordinary.  Me?  I like to go to our boat and jump off the side into the cold water.

This was a very fun background that I created for Technique Junkies Framed Seascape stamp and Ocean Frame Sentiments.

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Steps to making my card:

  1.  Cut a 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ piece of watercolour paper
  2.  Smoosh  ink onto a silicone mat in a big area and spritz with water.  I used 3 colours of distress inks.
  3. Dip watercolour paper into your inked area and smoosh around.
  4. Dry with heat gun.
  5. Dip watercolour paper lightly onto beaded areas of ink and heat with heat gun.
  6. Repeat steps 2 to 5 until you are happy with your background.  My background was created by repeating these steps four times.
  7. When background is dry, ink Framed Seascape onto your background with VersaMark and sprinkle with white embossing powder.  Heat set.
  8.  Using a sentiment from Ocean Frame Sentiments, ink up your stamp with VersaMark and sprinkle with gold embossing powder.  Heat set.
  9.  Die cut an anchor or other sea die, and ink up the diecut with VersaMark and sprinkle gold embossing powder over top.  Heat set.  Now it looks like a real charm and not paper.  Just a little trick that will surprise the recipient of your card.
Thank you for stopping by!

Posted on : Jun 15 2021
Posted under cards, Technique Junkies Stamps |

5 People have left comments on this post

Jun 15, 2021 - 10:06:09

Oh yes, me too. Hopefully you guys are or will be getting to do that a lot this summer, gone out on it yet? Fabuloso card, love the blue with the white and metals. Stay well, XOX

Jun 16, 2021 - 10:06:36

Fabulous job on that background gives a great under the water feel, the embossing in white looks great against it and I love how you did the sentiment and anchor in gold to tie them together!!

Jun 19, 2021 - 11:06:01
Shelly (Michaella) Schmidt said:

So beautifully done- love your white embossing and your fabulous background colors!

Jun 22, 2021 - 07:06:02
Patti+J. said:

This is stunning, Beth! Love this release, and this frame is one of my favorites! Beautifully done!

Jun 28, 2021 - 04:06:08

Girl this is beautiful, and you are making me want “more” new stamps. This was already on my wish list and your post just sealed the deal.

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