Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Pop of Poppies hand-stamped, embossed card

Pops of color!  I love color and this fun technique that creates a cool pop of color on this hand-stamped, heat embossed poppy card.  Send some cheer and color with this cool, quick punch accented card.  (Does this count as 'Pop Art'? lol)
Create this card with:
Daffodil Delight card stock (#119683)
Basic Black card stock (#121045)
Whisper White card stock (#100730)
Brights Stampin' Write Markers (#131259)
Pleasant Poppies background stamp (#129499)
Label Love stamp set (#130622)
Embossing Buddy (#103083)
Versa Mark pad (#102283)
Black Embossing Powder (#109133)
White Embossing Powder (#109132)
Heat Tool (#129053)
1-3/4" Circle Punch (#119850)
Artisan Label Punch (#130920)
Preparing both the Basic Black and Whisper White card stocks with the Embossing Buddy you will create a cleaner embossed image. 
Stamp the Versa Mark inked Pleasant Poppies background stamp on the prepped Basic Black card stock.  Cover with the White Embossing Powder.  Heat set for this raised, embossed white Poppy image on the Black card stock.  Very Art Deco looking!
Here using the 1-3/4" Circle Punch, pop a Whisper White circle out.  Chose what you want highlighted and rub it on that area of the stamp.  Cover with the Black Embossing Powder and Heat set with the Heat Tool.
Color in the Whisper White circle of Poppies with the Daffodil Delight and Old Olive Stampin' Write Markers for this pop of bright color. 
Much like a puzzle, find where this image was and adhere... I like using the Stampin' Dimensional adhesive for more 'pop', lol.
Stamp this Label Love greeting with Versa Mark ink on Daffodil Delight card stock.  Cover with Black embossing powder and heat set for a polished, coordinated look.  Using the Artisan coordinating Label punch you can easily pop out the greeting. 
Balance the greeting and the pop of color circle on the card for this cool look.
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Raise above the rest when you send this pop of color embossed and hand-stamped card!  Much like Pop Art, this black and white modern looking card has ideal pops of color and delights with this cool look.  Send some cheer with this fun card and it's punch accented color!

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Jamie is so passionate and creative about making cards - and wants everyone else to join her in the fun! She is so encouraging and positive in her attitude, helping me along when I get frustrated - and then rejoicing with me at the finished product! I love going to her classes to get new ideas, learn techniques, and have loads of fun in the process. ~ Christine C.

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