There's a new challenge over at the Time Out blog. This time around our challenge is to be inspired by words, and those words are:
Friendship is Golden.
I saw a video by Jennifer McGuire earlier in the week where she used Perfect Pearls and Distress inks to create a faux textured metal paper panel on her cards. I was so intrigued by it, so I created my card based on her technique. I first masked off a rectangle in the middle of a white panel then sponged antique linen and vintage photo distress inks on it, blending them in the middle. Jennifer used Perfect Pearls over the wet ink next, but I didn't have any. However I did have some old containers of Pearl Ex from Stampin' Up that I've never used. I believe these are the same product with different names. The one I used is called Aztec Gold. I just brushed it on and wiped some off with a dry cloth, removed the masking, and embossed it with an embossing folder. Such a cool look! I embellished it with a word die, banner and sentiment, and some Prima roses. I matted that panel with a metallic gold paper.
Thanks for stopping by!
Stamps: Friend Request (MFT)
Paper: Recollections white, gold metallic (Hobby Lobby)
Ink: Antique linen and vintage photo distress inks; Delicata gold
Accessories: Lifestyle Crafts embossing folder, Wonderful Words: thank you die (PTI), Aztec gold Pearl Ex (SU), banner die (WP9), Prima roses