Saturday, 2 November 2013

Colouring dry-embossed images

A friend from Docrafts sent me some dry-embossed Christmas images on coloured pearlescent card. I turned them into Christmas cards by colouring with distress markers and a water brush, adding a stamped sentiment, and matting onto the front of card blanks.

 


The "Let it Snow" sentiment is from a Justrite stamp set I bought last year.

 

The "Magical" sentiment is from a mag freebie set of stamps.

Entered for the following challenge:
CAS-ual Fridays - Embossing

11 comments:

  1. These are wonderful Maddy. Gorgeous embossed designs and you have coloured them so beautifully.
    I hope you have a good weekend
    Sue xx

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  2. Some times it is a litle difficult to find new words to say about your cards. They are always so fine and with so many effects.

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  3. Great cards, love the colours.

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  4. Still in enforced c&p mode I'm afraid, but still enjoy taking a look at your latest creation.

    Hope you have a good weekend.

    B x

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  5. So elegant and Beautifully coloured, Maddy. Not tried this with my Distress markers - it looks so smooth! Brilliant!

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  6. Great cards, love the subtle colours that you get with pearl card, nice embossed images too, not seen those before

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  7. These are lovely cards. Such nice subtle colours.
    Heike xx

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  8. This is wonderful idea, Maddy. Your card are beautiful! I have some strange embossing folders which I thought are usless. With this technique, maybe I can even use them. Thank you!
    Eret x

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  9. These look SO pretty! Soft and dreamy! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at CAS-ual Fridays!

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