Sunday, April 9, 2017

Emboss Resist Sympathy

I used to love doing the emboss resist technique on cards and I had not done it in a long, long time so when Gina K. Designs release challenge was to use a card with that technique on it I decided I just had to make a very simple design to join in. And, it seems I am always needing sympathy cards more and more often these days so having one made up ahead is always a good thing. This one I think would be wonderful for a masculine type.


I dusted my white panel with my static bag and then stamped the leaves with Versamark ink. Then I added Gina K. Designs white fine detail embossing powder and heat set it. Once the embossing was cooled I then sponged on shades of green over the leafy portions and then blended in a little light blue below to have it look like the sky. My card was finished by stamping the sentiment. All the images are from the Peace, Courage & Memories set which is designed by Gina K. Designs and Unity Stamp Company.

Happy Palm Sunday to everyone and I thank you for your lovely comments and visits.

God bless,
Verna



13 comments:

  1. This is really pretty, Verna. It's so hard to make sympathy cards when they are needed so it's nice to have some ready.

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  2. WOW simply fabulous ...love the shades of green and the gorgeous embossing used so beautifully
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  3. Lovely, soft design, Verna. Very peaceful, beautiful and serene-- perfect for a sympathy card. Hugs, de

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  4. Just lovely Verna. Perfect idea for a sympathy card. Thanks for the reminder about the resist technique - it's been ages since I did that.

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  5. This is really beautiful, definitely falls in the less is so much MORE category! Perfect design, great embossing, sponging and sentiment.

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  6. Oh my Verna! This card is just lovely! I saw your name on the winners list at STAMPlorations and just had to congratulate you! Big hugs, Autumn

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  7. Beautiful card, Verna! Love the soft sponged background!

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  8. Emboss resist is a wonderful technique and your take on it in this card is beautiful! So springy and fresh!

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  9. Reversing the green (usually on leaves) and white (usually on the card somewhere)was a neat idea;that was my first thought. My 2nd thought was what a clever idea having the plant hanging down, instead of up from the ground. Then I thought, 'Verna must be stamping with her head on the ground and feet in the air?'!! Only kidding, but they were cool ideas. I can't tell you which card I like better because I love them both. You are right; this one is more manly because it isn't just flowers. Have a great Easter and I hope it doesn't rain on Sunday.

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  10. perfect card for a sad occasion....love the look.
    xx Karen

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  11. Great design for a sympathy card...just so soft and beautiful.

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