Hi! Today I am playing along with the Team Stamp It Christmas Blog Hop! I saw this technique by Jackie Bultje and just loved it – so had to give it a try. It is called Tarnished Foil.
Love, love, love it!! Is this not just gorgeous? Here is how you do it:
- Wrap a piece of foil around a piece of card stock.
- Wipe Jet Black Sta-Z-On ink over the foil randomly
- Wipe VersaMark over the inside front of the Woodland Embossing folder.
- Place your foil sheet in the folder with the foil facing front.
- Run through the Big Shot
- Sprinkle Gold Embossing Powder over the foil.
- Tap off excess powder and put back in container.
- Over a scrap sheet of paper, use a clean paint brush and brush off the embossing powder that is on just the trees. Discard the scrap into trash (you do not want to save this embossing powder as it is mixed with versamark and thus clumpy.)
- Heat set the embossing powder with the heat gun.
- If you do not have enough Sta-Z-On showing on your trees – apply more using a sponge dauber.
- Finish card as desired.
The sentiment is from the Tin of Tags set – a great set to have – even if not making tags – and embossed in Gold on Basic Black card stock. Layering Circle framelits were used to die cut the sentiment. A piece of Real Red woven satin ribbon finishes it off. You could mass produce this card in batches of 5 (I wouldn’t do more than 5 at a time for the Versamark steps just to make sure the Gold Embossing Powder doesn’t flake off).
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32 thoughts on “Tarnished Trees”
How do you come up with these ideas? Such creativity!! #stampitcontest
This is done with a piece of to foil??!! Amazing! Looks gorgeous! #stampitcontest
What a gorgeous card! I may have to try this technique.
OMG now that is a total WOW card. I have to try this.
gold foil makes this a wow. #stampitcontest
#Stampitcontest Love it!
Very cool card – thanks for sharing your talent!! #stampitcontest
Wow! Gorgeous card! Never heard of this technique, I will need to try it out.
What an interesting card. It turned out great. I’ll have to try this technique. Thanks!
What a simple process to result in a great look. #stampitcontest
wow this card really packs a punch great idea thanks for sharing
What an ingenious way of doing the trees…..brilliant. Thanks for sharing.
Clever technique thanks for sharing…and the gold on black paper is stunning! #stampitcontest
Wow! What a great card and technique. Thx for sharing!
very interesting. #stampitcontest
What a great technique
Will HAVE to try!
WOW you created a fantastic card. Would love to see a video showing your technique. Thank you for sharing. #stampitcontest
Great card! I will have to try your technique. #stampitcontest
I do need to try this. Your card is stunning! I couldn’t take my eyes off of it until I had seen everything I wanted to see. I was guessing what the products were that you used. I got two right. Questions, albumin foil, how do you know if you have enough black staz-on and does Versamark clean off with soap and water? Thank YOU so much for sharing this. It means a lot. Happy Thanksgiving from my family to yours!
#stampitcontest Sorry, I didn’t put this in my post.
Wow! What a fantastic look you achieved! Thanks for sharing the details on how to recreate it!! #stampitcontest
Great Card. # stampitcontest.
Awesome effect with this technique! Beautiful card!
Neat way to use foil and embossing powder.
Gorgeous card love the background! I’ll have to try this. Thank you for sharing
#stampitcontest What an amazing technique.
#stampitcontest Great card. Makes me want to go among the trees in search of a cardinal.
WOW .. fabulous card!
I can’t believe you achieved that gorgeous look with foil and embossing powder!
Absolutely amazing! 🙂
Thank you for sharing the beautiful card!
Such a stunning card, thanks for sharing and the directions. #stampitcontest
Very creative technique! Thanks for the inspiration! #stampitcontest