Friday, 7 April 2017

The Magic Key

When I saw that this month's challenge at Country View Crafts is Rust, I didn't think I would be able to join in as I have nothing to create a rust effect with.

But then I thought, what is verdigris but "rusty" copper? So I've gone down the rusty copper route rather than the rusty iron one.

The stamps I have used are from a set that came from the long-defunct Stampbug Club. I stamped the image then heat embossed it with copper e.p. then while the embossing was still hot, sprinkled on some pinches of verdigris e.p. and heated again.

I coated the metal key with copper Alchemy Wax, then lightly brushed over the surface with a Versamark pen and embossed that with the verdigris too.


  1. Great idea and it looks lovely.

  2. Absolutely stunning, Jane, and the most fabulous idea for "rusty" things! :-D

  3. A lovely card Jane and it really works well. Barb xx

  4. That's definitely thinking outside if the box, once you've unlocked it obviously! Fab card. Cara x

  5. This is fabulous, I love these colours together, and the 'magical' really sets it off. Thank you so much for playing along with us at Country View Crafts. Sue xx

  6. Your card is beautiful! I love, how you interpreted the theme rust! The verdigris EP is a brilliant idea and looks fab! Thank you for joining our challenge over at Country View Challenges this month! Evelyn xx


In line with the Data Protection legislation (GDPR) by commenting you do so in the knowledge that your name & comment are visible to all who visit this blog and thereby consent to the use of that personal information for that specific purpose.