Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Crafty Friends Challenge #1

I just happened upon this blog Crafty Friends Challenges http://craftyfriendschallenges.blogs.splitcoaststampers.com/?p=16
and their first challenge is Vintage, so I thought I'd give it a try.



I just read about this technique in Tim Holtz's new book A Compendium of Curiosities Volume II.
He calls it Enameled Metals.  It reminds me of old fashioned tin ceilings.  After embossing the foil, I painted it with a green paint dauber then lightly sanded it when it was dry.  Very cool effect!  The image is from Gina K's Vintage Chic.  The black border is a Spellbinders die as well as the ovals.  Added some lace, because what is vintage without it?

Thanks for looking!

4 comments:

  1. Lovely background and great card.
    Thanks so much for participating in the challenge.
    Hugs and smiles

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  2. This is beautiful! So glad you could play along!

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  3. Gorgeous embossing. Thanks for playing along with us at the Crafty Friends' Challenge.

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