Tuesday 29 October 2013

Sweet Stamps challenge #140: Frames

Hello my dear crafty friends and welcome to our new weekly challenge on Sweet Stamps and this time it's all about FRAMES!
Here is my framed card: the  outer frame is foil dry embossed  piece covered with a LOT of clear embossing ink , embossing powders and Pearl Ex pigments. Then I made the inner frame , using a simple chipboard, arranging the frame and making this Faux Cloisonne finish.
First you cover the chipboard with a think layer of clear embossing  ink. Then you add 3-4 or even 5 layers of heat embossed black powder. Next you add a bit of Pearl Ex pigments and then heat it all over. When  your frame is totally hot you stamp into the hot surface and let it dry. I made this with a cling stamp and I am not sure if it's safe to use clear stamps, so if you want to experiment, use a $1 stamp and pray for the results (unless you have a lot of stamps you don't care about. )
Next I stamped the lady's image over the white cardstock, heat embossed it with black powder and misted all over for the nice background color using LSG mists.
A few flowers and FWAB pearls and this card is all done.

Now it's your turn: make something framed and and you can win  great goodies from Sweet Stamps shop!
I also enter this to Frog Dog studio embossing powder challenge
Metal for Creative romance
 Pearls- flowers and sparkle for Hobbycutz 
Antyhing goes for Stamping Royalty


Unknown said...

Beautiful work as ever Irit, love this hun xxx

simply monica said...

Beautiful love the frame work

rudlis said...

Wow this is stunning! I love it!

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

Love the texture on this card!

Tina said...

gorgeous! thanks for playing along with us at Frog Dog Studio!

Shelly Schmidt said...

Fabulous frame- I love that you shared your How to! Love the image you used and love the pearls and flowers.

Sandy Fredrick said...

Wonderful design, love the vintage look and the stamped embossing on the frame. The added embellishments are awesome.

Denise said...

Wow!!! This is a fantastic project. I am going to try this when we come back from holiday. I have seen it on TV done but I love the way you explain everything so easy! I just love this effect! Those flowers! Wow Irit you are 1 very creative lady!!!
Sweet Hugs

Donna K said...

Your card is just beyond creative. I love all of the colors and textures, the elements you chose to combine are just amazing, Irit! Thanks for sharing your secrets with us!

Lisa Carroll said...

Stunning creation! Super elegant and classy.. love all the textures, too! This week's Anything Goes challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog began on Oct. 30th, so this entry won't qualify, but we'd love to see what else you create this week! Don't forget to link to our blog in your blog post so you'll be eligible for the random prize drawing, too. ;) And thanks for playing along over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog! xo

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

Lovely piece of art. The frame is wonderfully textural and I love the depth and embossing. Wonderful opulent colour palette too. The elegant lady is framed beautifully . Love your embellishments too. Thanks so much for joining in the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Tracy x

Louise said...

Beautiful and very elegant,thank you for joining us at A Creative Romance.
Louise xx

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