Happy Wednesday! Today I bring you one of my favorite new stamps from the Mary Vogel Lozinak collection on Viva Las Vegastamps! plate 1398. The Peacock and the "Don't let anyone ever dull your sparkle" really make me smile! I wanted to experiment with making Terri Sproul's Mixers--mica powders--into Embossing Powders with the Ultra High Gloss Embossing Powder. I hope you find my experiment useful and that you enjoy my sparkle
For this project you will need:
Gear Embossing Folder
Miscellaneous Gear Hardware
Versamark Embossing Pad
Coredinations Cut & Emboss Series Glitter Stacks
|I began by mixing Terri Sproul's Mixers to Ultra High Gloss|
Embossing Powder 1 to 2.
|The results left the test strips [pieces of Miracle Tape embossed|
with my new mixed powder] interesting but not the effect I was
going for...I needed more product melting.
|So, I moved to a larger container and added one more scoop|
of Ultra High Gloss Embossing Powder making the ratio 3 to 1
EP to Mixer.
|This creates the desired effect!|
|After trimming out the embossed black peacock I decided I|
preferred the one stamped on the white. I will save this pretty
fella for another day.
|For an added card feature, I dry-embossed a piece of black card|
stock with a folder, swiped it with the versamark pad and dusted
straight bronze and tanzanite mixers onto the raised areas.
|The sentiment was stamped on white card stock. Both white|
pieces were matted with Bronze Glitter paper. The gears were
painted with Sakura 3D Crystal Lacquer and Terri's Mixers
to give the extra color.
Thank you for looking and remember: "Don't let anyone ever dull your sparkle!" [I feel very RuPaul when I say that!]
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