Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Something beginning with T at Cardz 4 Guyz

This week at Cardz 4 Guyz we want to see something beginning with the letter T on your entry. I've made a Thank you card featuring a Tree and some wood-effect embossed Texture.

To add some interest to the tree, I've used one of my favourite techniques (ooh, techniques starts with a T too!)  - foiling. I dotted the image with Tonertex (ooh anther T!)  pen and left it to dry, then rubbed a special metallic foil over it. First I used dark brown, then repeated the process with copper, and finally with gold foil. You can buy the special foils and the Tonertex pen from Foil Play. Instead of doing the whole tree I highlighted just a portion of it by stamping a second image, die cutting a circle from it, and foiling only that, sticking it in place over the original image with 1mm foam pads for a little definition.




Right, now I'm off for a cup of T-ea! But not before sharing this with:
Craft Your Passion Challenges - Anything Goes
Use Your Stuff Challenge - Anything Goes
Fab'nFunky - No Patterned Papers

6 comments:

  1. How clever Jane! I need to have a rummage here as am sure I have something a bit similar from many years ago - very thin coloured foils and a special pen? Wonderful result - especially clever to use the spotlight T-echnique :)

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  2. WOW! What a lot of 'T's! Great card, I love how you've added the double layer of the tree - very effective. I think I've got some of that foil buried deep in my NBUS..... xx

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  3. Fabulous foiling, Jane! Love the idea of highlighting with the circle too :)

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  4. And here I was just thinking it was a spotlight! Great foiling and texture Jane and perfect for this weeks challenge. :)

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  5. Wow. This is so beautiful. Thanks for sharing the techniques you used. We appreciate you playing along with us at Craft Your Passion! Hope to see you again!
    ~ Bonnie DT

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  6. Wonderful masculine card. Love how you used the foil. Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky Challenges. Pat K x

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