Saturday, December 13, 2008

Embossed Cardinal

Hello Everyone! My post will be short again today. I have a lot of things to do so I don't have time to chit-chat. After the holidays, I hope to get back to my normal routine. My goal is to finish my shopping by this weekend so my blogging has to be short and sweet. . .:)

Okay. . .do you see the red color on the embossed bird? Well. . .it actually was my fix of a screw up on my card. I had embossed the image with white embossing powder and I started to fill in parts of the image with a metallic gel pen and I accidentally smeared it. I tried to wipe it off but it left a red/pink tint to the embossed image. Argggh!

So. . .rather than starting over, I smudged the gel pen to parts of the embossed area. I think the end result isn't too bad.

Hope you all are having a wonderful weekend!!

Card Details:

Stamps: Inkadinkado
Papers: Deja View Designer paper (I think), Burgundy and white card stock (unknown)
Ink: Versamark
Accessories: Fiskar Cloud Scissors, SU Large Oval Punch, White embossing powder, Sakura Metallic gel pen, JoAnn Brads


Rita said...

Wow, I wish my mistakes came out this good! This is a beauty Maria, I luv how you fixed it up & how gorgeous it turned out!

Vicki G said...

Oh my goodness Maria!! This is SO elegant...........Wow! I LOVE it!!!


2 Worlds said...

To me gave a great effect , stunning card !

Janna said...

OMG!! You should screw up more often, because the cardinal is beautiful!! Man, when I mess up, it looks like I messed up, not anything like this!!

Wondeful job and good luck on your shopping!


retiredheather said...

Some mistakes make the best cards. Lovely.
Happy Holidays

Karen W said...

Beautiful and I love the mistake!!!

CreativeMish said...

I think it looks fabulous and that you did it on purpose!

Lori said...

Gorgeous, Maria! The tinted embossing looks so pretty.

Diane said...

Such a stunning card Maria! Love it!

Anonymous said...

This card is so gorgeous. It is so very elegant and I can't stop looking at it.

Elena said...

The result is wonderful! Wish my mistakes would be so beautiful! The gel pen gives a very nice effect!

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