Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Make a Wish - Chalkboard Technique: CAS214

 What happens when you emboss and then stamp over the top of embossing and rub while the ink is still wet? You get the chalkboard technique (SCS CAS214 challenge). You have to have the ink pad juicy to make this look really good but isn't it amazing how much it looks like a dusty chalkboard? Of course, now with white boards and projectors, most kids probably haven't had the joy of being chosen to go outside to bang the erasers to clear them of the chalk dust. Man, I just aged myself, didn't I? lol!

Back to the card... This card features the cherry chevron, cherry, and onyx cardstocks. A cherry polka dot organdy ribbon is on the left edge of the die cut. The sentiment is from a Hostess only gift available during May. The embossing was done with a versamark pad and a muse studio white embossing powder. White staz-on is the ink that was used to stamp the sentiment again on top. You have to work fast with staz-on because it dries almost instantly. I used the edge of a paper towel to make the chalk streaks on the card.
Here's the inside - clean and simple. Another sentiment from the special hostess set. Such a fun look!

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Have a wonderfully creative day!

1 comment:

Patti J said...

Very cute! That chalkboard technique is growing on me :) Hugs...