Faux Patina from StampNation LIVE 2013

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 After StampNation LIVE last year, I photographed this make and take and never posted it for you…WHAT!?   I guess I was saving up to share it with you now!

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The background paper started as white and after sponging it with various shades of blue and green, it was embossed , versamarked and gold embossed.  The result is a really cool Faux Patina look.

If I hadn’t “girl-d” it up with the doily, the flower and the butterfly, it would have made an amazing masculine card.  Dontcha think?  Leave me a comment and let me know if you think I need to do a video on this.

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  • Melissa F March 25, 2014, 6:22 pm

    I LOVE the Faux Patina card and now that you mentioned it, I can see how it’s simple base could be a masculine card. I love your videos always, and I would love to see a faux patina look, especially with a masculine and feminine version (this one reminds me of Downton Abbey style …. if you add a feather in there somewhere!)

  • Lynn M March 26, 2014, 6:48 am

    Catherine,

    Your card is beautiful (as always) and a video would be awesome. It would be a real treat for those of us who would LOVE to go StampNation LIVE but can’t. Thank you for a great daily pick- me- up email!

  • Sue Edwards March 26, 2014, 1:01 pm

    It would be an awesome technique for masculine with a different embossing design. Silly girl, f course we would like/love a video. I’m like a sponge, have to soak up everything I see!!
    Thanks for all you do for us!!!!!!

  • Shirley Baker March 26, 2014, 3:09 pm

    This is lovely, and I would love to see a video!

    Thanks
    Shirley

  • Sabrina Radican March 26, 2014, 3:52 pm

    Oh yes please. WE love videos!!!

  • Marti_M March 26, 2014, 8:25 pm

    Such a cool card! And yes, I would love a video on it : )

  • Brenda Baar April 7, 2014, 1:53 pm

    Video would be wonderful!

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