Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Je t'aime


I am NOT an inky person.
My cards consist mainly of stamping in Memento Black and colouring with Copics.
So, it's high time I stepped out into the scary world of coloured inks
and inky techniques.
Here's my first attempt at emboss resist


 I kinda like it, but to a neat and orderly Virgo like me it's going to take some getting used to.

I stamped my hearts in white ink and heat embossed them with white embossing powder.
Then I used pieces of sponge to apply a couple of different shades of ink.
Finally, I stamped my sentiment and added a couple of gems.


I can't say I've caught the inky bug yet, but I'll definitely try this technique again.

Challenges.
Less Is More - One Layer (Hearts)
Simon Says - Emboss it

Heart Stamp - Catslife Press.   White Ink - Ink It Up.    Embossing Powder - Personal Impressions.
Coloured Inks - Memento Dew Drops 'Angel Pink' and 'Rose Bud'.
Sentiment Stamp - Penny Black 'J'aime Paris'.    Gems.

18 comments:

millns said...

Super nice card if you ask me-10 points! :)

Debs said...

It's fabulous Caroline - you have perfected the emboss resist technique with this stylish design.
Debs xx

Doreen said...

This is just Gorgeous,lovely design.xxx

Sue said...

WOW! This is simply stunning Caroline. I love the white embossing and pretty shades of pink. A beautiful sentiment too.
Sue xx

Wishcraft said...

I love this Caroline, it's beautiful! Hugs, Lisa x

aileen (mum) said...

Beautiful card Caroline. Give it a bit longer, you will enjoy I am sure. Try white emboss and watercolour with your inks, you can achieve some beautiful vibrant looks 😉

Lorraine A said...

gorgeous card Caroline :-) I saw the thumbnail and had to pop over for a closer look ! It is a stunner !! You have totally mastered this technique on your 1st attempt !! GO GIRL ! :-)

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
luv
Lols x x x

debby4000 said...

Love your beautiful card.
luv
Debby

Di said...

Totally fabulous card! Love it.

Hugs, Di xx

Pop's Cards said...

Good morning sweetie, this is gorgeous, big hugs Pops x x x

Craftyanny said...

Fabuuuuuuuuuuuuulous!! Love it Caroline
Anne x

Deepti Stephens said...

Wow! love your cards. So happy to follow you.. :)

Paru Mahtani said...

You nailed it! YOur card is beautiful!

Heather said...

A stunning CAS card Caroline, beautiful hearts and great inking!!!

hugs
Heather xx
Thanks so much for joining Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge

Chrissie said...

Just lovely!
Great simplicity!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Eve said...

Oh la la,
Tres bien!!
Love it xx

Deepti Stephens said...

Super cool.. :)

cheiron said...

Perfect take on emboss resist. Just beautiful. Thanks for playing along with us in the EMBOSS IT Challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog this week!