Sunday, 19 August 2018

Festive Robin

I'm a big fan of the blog and store called Hope and Chances where, among Christine Emberson's wonderful inspiration, there is also a chance to buy specially produced monthly charity kits, and this month's was extra special as it included a wonderful limited edition robin stencil by Tina Ashton. I'm afraid the kit is sold out, so it's too late to get your hands on it, but here is the card I made using this month's kit.

 
That robin stencil is adorable, I'm full of ideas for it and I'm sure you'll be seeing a lot more of it from now on. Today I've used it in a different way, with embossing paste.
 
 
Once the embossing was dry, I replaced the stencil over it and sponged the inks through. The paste picks up a lot of colour and gives a really bold, intense look. I used a script embossing folder to create a background and finished the card off with brads and sparkly borders.
 
I am sharing this with
52 Christmas card Throwdown - script
 
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge - No Stamp or Digi 
 
Just add ink - choose two  

8 comments:

  1. Two stunning cards. The second one is so different but amazing!

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  2. Ooh, I do like your script embossing! The robin is lovely, and extra special if it's for charity! Thanks for joining us at the 52CCT.

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  3. Oh wow, this is so special! The Robin is stunning. Thanks for joining us at CHNC.
    GerJanne

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  4. That certainly is a sweet stencil, I look forward to seeing your other ideas. You've already made two completely different cards. Thanks for joining in at 52CCT

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  5. Effective use of the two embossing techniques Jane. Thank you for joining in with our challenge this week over at Just Add Ink.

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  6. What a wonderful idea - to emboss and then colour once dry. Thank you for sharing that - I will definitely try it. Lovely examples of different embossing. Chantell Just Add Ink

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  7. quelle adorable et charmante création Jane, poétique et si douce, merci de jouer avec nous chez 52CCT, biz

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  8. Lovely card you made and I like the script embossing :-)) Thanks for joining us at the 52CCT.

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