Special Wishes

I mixed things up a bit and used alcohol inks on a masculine card.

IO birthday copyright linda snailzpace.com

i blended alcohol inks on a piece of an elizabeth craft designs shimmer sheetz, embossed it with the Sizzix Texture Fades Embossing Folder – Flourish and then sanded it to reveal the silver core. i cut it into squares and matted each with black glossy cardstock. i masked off part of the impression obsession sentiment and i finished the card off with some designer paper and gold mirri.

i’m playing along with the As You Like It challenge: Favourite type of embossing and why. I love to emboss and sand watercolour paper or shimmer sheetz to reveal some highlights of texture; i am much more successful with this than heat embossing.

thanks for popping by.

6 thoughts on “Special Wishes

  1. Such an elegant card and love the effect you have made with the shimmer. Thank you for joining in at As You Like It. Lynne DT x

  2. Ho WoW ! You are taking us in a total other direction with this one. Lots of techniques and dark colours. This is a beautiful, chic card. 👍🏻 Linda

  3. Wow! You sure did mix it up on us here! I am so loving this masculine card! The embossing folder is so beautiful, but think that the alcohol inks make it look even prettier. Love this card and the design! Hugs, Brenda

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