Thursday, October 10, 2013

Ambered Leaves

Here is another card made for the HYCCT project. We were to use metal in our cards. I cut out 3 pieces of foil (glued first to scrap cardstock) from leaf dies. I then added colors, Perfect Pearls, and metallic pastes, then more Perfect Pearls. ---I forgot to say that the last step is to use two coats of UTEE for making the leaves extra shiny, smooth, charm-like, and translucent.
I used a crimper to some background paper and I think the rest is self explanatory :)






Thank you dear friends for stopping by and looking!

6 comments:

  1. Delightful card, and I love your metal leaves. Nice to know about using the pastes on the metal. I have some aluminum foil leaves cut out to work on, using alcohol inks. May add a little paste when I'm finished. Thanks for the inspiration and sharing a lovely card. Hugs

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  2. What an absolutely stunning card Rosy, I love your technique that you used for your 'metal leaves'. I am taking much inspiration from your blog, thank you for sharing. Hugs, Jen xx
    Krafty Keepsakes

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  3. Beautiful, Rosy! Those leaves are so cool! I've never used metallic pastes before, but will have to give this technique a try.....so much inspiration.

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  4. Beautiful work of art. This is a new thing to me, but sure looks fantastic!

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  5. This is more than beautiful, gorgeous, stunning etc., etc. Love those leaves

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Your kind comments really encourage me! Mahalo nui loa!