Friday 29 May 2015

Online Card Classes - Maskerade! Day 4

Hello Friends,

It supposed to be my busiest day of the month and what am I doing? Hmmmm, some of you know me, don't you!  I've been playing!  I'm totally caught up in this great Online Card Class, I just have to make something every day, if I can, whilst it's live!

Today we were learning about using freezer paper for masking.  To be totally honest, it doesn't seem to have worked well for me.  I don't think I have the correct stuff :(!  I've tried glassine paper and waxed food paper, but neither worked for me today!

So in my haste to make something and to get very similar results, I used a very old technique.  I clear embossed the leaves image with clear embossing powder, did all the stamping and then covered the image with copier paper and ironed off the embossing powder from my artwork - phew!

I water colored the background first, but it wasn't great and as I'd messed around for far too long today (my busiest day of the month), I decided to use my ink blending tool and blend ink all over to cover up a pretty blotchy background!

I went for a very quick and simple mount, for my card!

Got to dash, I've got 18 crafty ladies to entertain tomorrow ;)!

Have a happy and crafty weekend.

Carole x


  1. This looks great, love it!

  2. What a pretty card. :) Hope you have a great day!

  3. Well, it goes to show you there are more than one way to create a card. Very pretty.

  4. Great idea to use embossing powder! Same concept really--wax on, wax off!

  5. This is gorgeous! No apologies about method, you were just one day ahead of class. Your classes sound like so much fun. If I wasn't an ocean away, I would surely be there.

  6. What wonderful soft colors and design Carole.

    Hugs Diane

  7. Your "old technique" worked beautifully - so pretty and soft!

  8. you card is awesome. I've never ironed off embossing powder before. gives a great matt look. that was a great class.

  9. Well, it may have been a struggle, but it sure turned out pretty!