Saturday, March 15, 2014

{SS} March Monthly Technique Challenge

Good morning!!
I am a tad bit posting my card for SweetStamps Monthly Technique Challenge. 
So this months challenge is: 
Stamping with Markers
I have been seeing this style of card being made and I could not wait to try it out!!
I used Queen Anne's Wildflowers Silhouette for my card sample today.
The image has been colored with Distress Markers.  Once I finished coloring the image, I misted the stamp from about 12 inches away.  I do this so that I don't get puddles of water drops on the stamp.
This is what the image looked like once I stamped it onto the watercolor paper. 
It was really pretty just like that, but the next step is what makes it even more beautiful.  Once the image has completely dried, I inked the stamp with embossing ink and stamped the same image on top and overlapping the previous image.  Then I heat embossed it with white embossing powder. 
Pretty right!?! 
You can achieve a similar with Copic markers, if you mist the stamp with alcohol or the blending solution!!  So give a try and share with us what you come it with!! 
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You still have a few days to join in our week's challenge #159 is:
Spring Flowers*****************
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  1. Beautiful creation, might have to have ago at that technique

    Thank you for sharing with us at Try Stampin' on Tuesday this week, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

  2. Very lovely!! Love how you embossed over the stamped image!

  3. Oh my goodness, how beautiful! The embossing over the stamped image is just perfect. Love the background paper too. Thanks for joining us at Try Stampin' on Tuesday. Hope to see you again soon!

  4. Wow, this is stunning! I love this technique!

  5. What a beautiful card! Love the look of the embossing over the inked up image too!

  6. Now you have me wanting to try this technique, Calypso! Gorgeous effect using the white embossing!

  7. Gorgeous, love the white embossing over the stamped image. Wonderful color choice for the DP too.