Monday, July 5, 2010

Emboss resist medallion

Today's card uses the emboss resist technique with the Medallion background stamp. This is very similar to the card I made last week with the Medallion stamp. In fact, I stamped and embossed both pieces at the same time!
First I stamped the medallion onto glossy cardstock with VersaMark ink. Next, I poured on clear EP and heat embossed. I sponged the center of the medallion with Marina Mist ink and the next section with Pacific Point ink. The rest of the cardstock was sponged with Cherry Cobbler. Then I set it aside to dry. After the ink was dry, I spritzed a paper towel with Stampin' Mist and used that to remove the excess ink from the embossed area so it would be nice and white. Just be sure not to wipe on the glossy areas!
TIP: I used glossy cardstock so the ink will blend better. The ink doesn't dry right away on glossy cardstock; that's how I could get the color nice and smooth. I also used a swirling motion with the sponge rather than a dabbing motion.
The cardbase is Pacific Point with a slit punched into the fold with the retired horizontal slot punch. A piece of white organdy ribbon finishes the card.
Happy stamping!

Jana Signature


Marilyn Goodrich said...

Gorgeous Jana! Love the emboss resist techinque - your colors are fabulous! :-)

Mama said...

Love, love, love this card. Just ordered the Medallion stamp and cannot wait to get it to make this card.