Friday, 22 August 2014

You Make My Heart Sing!

I've seen this technique done by others so I thought that I would give it a try. The stamp is simply embossed with white powder prior to colouring as normal with Copics. I just LOVE the effect it creates. Super easy, super stylish & super effective!

Magnolia Charleston Tilda

Card ingredients include:

Stamps: Magnolia 'Charleston Tilda', Kaszazz 'Love Postmark'
Copics: Skin: E000  E00  E21  E11  E04  R20
           Hair: E51  E55  E57
           Dress: BG11  BG32  BG13  BG18
           Shoes/Flower:  RV23  RV14  RV19
           Background: W00  W3  W5  B000
Paper: Crate Paper 'Love Notes' paper pack, DCWV Glitter cardstock, cardstock
Dies: Spellbinders Curved Rectangles, Poppystamps Simple Banner, Impression Obsession Spiral Flowers, Memory Box Pretty Pumps
Other: White embossing powder, Momento 'London Fog' ink, washi tape, rhinestones
Magnolia Charleston Tilda   

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:

Friday Sketch Challenge #76 (Top 3!)
Scrapping 4 Fun #24: Techniques (white embossing of stamp prior to colouring)
Crafters Cafe Blog 377: Square Cards Only
Papertake Weekly: To Die For
The Sisterhood of Crafters: Favourite Colours (my fav colour combo is teal & pink)
Scrapbooker PhD #14: 3 Dies + Sparkle
Crazy 4 Challenges #247: Banners
Southern Girls Challenge: Texture
Love to Scrap Challenge #36: Anything Goes
Magnolia-licious: Anything Goes


  1. Beautiful card, love the colors and technique. Cute image
    Thank you for your entry at Scrapping4funChallenges
    Rachelle DT

  2. Hi Alicia,
    wow, really stylish your embossed Image!
    Looks great. Thank you so much for joining us at Scrapping4Fun Challenge.
    Sandra DT

  3. Gorgeous card, Alicia. Saw this white line stamping too but I'm still not sure how I feel about it. Beautiful colouring though. Wonderful layout. Love those high heels.
    Thanks for joining us at the Magnolia-licious Challenge.

  4. Super cute card...a girl's gotta love those beautiful technique, one I now must try!! Thank you for joining us at "The Sisterhood" for our "YOUR Favorite Color" challenge!
    Diane TSH DT

  5. Beautiful coloring on the image and the composition is nice as well! Thanks for taking the challenge this week here at The Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog.
    Chana, DT Coordinator

  6. Just adorable! I look the white embossing (keep meaning to try it) and the color combination works perfectly! Thanks for entering our "Anything Goes" challenge at Magnolia-Lious™ and Good Luck!

  7. That a sweetie . Thakn you for joining Friday Sketch . Gr Gea B

  8. Wow this is so pretty ! Thank you so much for joining us at Love To Scrap! Hugs Martha LTSCB DT

  9. Lovely card you made and the colouring is fantastic!
    Thanks for playing with us at Friday Sketch .. my sketch :-))
    Hugs, Andreja

  10. Super darling card!!! Love the CUTE shoes and the embossing & coloring technique is just lovely. Thanks for joining us at Scrapping 4 Fun Challenges. :D

  11. Your colouring is great and I love how you embossed the image before. Its very effective. Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls.

  12. I have to try this technique. I have never heard of this before, and the final look is impressive. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining ScrapbookerPhD.