And being the 25th of the month, it is also Rudolph Day at Scrappymo's, so here is my card for this month's challenge.
The tree is cut using a die that was a cover gift on a magazine a year or two ago, and I have stamped the star-and-snowflake border (part of a docrafts set) and the greeting (a Studio G mini set) with gold ink and embossed with gold holographic powder. On the photos, it looks a little patchy and uninteresting - but in real life, it's quite the opposite! The apparent patchiness is actually the surface having a sheen of different colours that looks different every time you look at it.
Holographic embossing powders never fail to amaze me - they don't give the raised texture of a conventional powder but the appearance they produce is absolutely magical. However if you've never used them before, a word of warning.... you know how glitter can get everywhere, even if you're really careful? Well, holographic powders are ten times worse. They seem to release microscopic particles into the air, which take several hours to settle. And when they do, there are pretty holographic sparkles on your walls, floor, hair, eyebrows, pets...... be prepared for a LOT of vacuuming! (I haven't vacuumed my eyebrows, you'll be pleased to know, but just about everything else).
OK, I'll stop rambling now and show you the card! I've taken it from two angles to try to show the variation the hologram powder gives, but it's still not like the real thing.
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