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Feel Better

August 6th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Feel Better

It’s been years since I’ve made a background using the polished stone technique. Thanks to StampTV’s Saturday Live Chat & Challenge I dusted off my old silver ink refill bottle and went looking for cotton balls and rubbing alcohol. After I finished with the technique, I cut the paper with a Labels One Nestabilities die and adhered it to a white Decorative┬áLabels One die-cut. The silver card base measures 4-1/4″ x 4-1/4″ and both the butterfly and the sentiment were silver embossed.

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Stamps: Hope Is Faith, Springtime Silhouettes (Gina K. Designs)
Paper: Glossy White (SU!); Pure Luxury White, Lovely Lavender, Silver Lining (Gina K. Designs)
Ink: Tempting Turquoise, Lavender Lace (SU!); VersaMark, Silver Ultimate Metallic Ink Refill (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Big Shot, 1″ Square Punch, Heat Tool, Stampin’ Dimensionals (SU!); Labels One & Decorative Labels One Nestabilities (Spellbinders); Silver Embossing Powder (InkXpressions); Rubbing Alcohol; Cotton Ball

Tags: truly elegant

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 jane harrah // Aug 6, 2013 at 9:15 am

    I love those colors and I love the marble look. Beautiful card Vera.

  • 2 Pat (mspfd) // Aug 6, 2013 at 10:13 am

    I love the polished stone technique! It’s been ages since I’ve used this technique — Thanks for the inspiration!

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