Sunday, October 2, 2011

Bring Back Beautiful/ The Beauty of A Technique

Hello!  I am so happy to be back.  I am about half settled in to my new home.  My craft room is mostly put together and my kitchen is a disaster.  I guess we know what my priorities are, hu?

This month for BBB15 for October is The Beauty of A Technique.
Here are the details:
There are so many on-line resources sharing tips and techniques with stampers. One surefire favorite is the resource library over at SCS! So, this month’s Bring Back Beautiful Challenge is to be inspired by a technique you love, or maybe one you've never tried! Link up your Bring Back Beautiful Challenge creation HERE to enter. If you upload to SCS, please use the keyword BBB15. You have until October 31st to enter! As we unveil our challenge for next month, we’ll share our True Beauties – those card makers who wowed us with this challenge! Winners will be featured on the Flourishes Blog and will receive a True Beauty blog button to display proudly on their blog!

I decided to use the video tutorial from Beate on Acrylic Resist, but used emboss resisting instead.  You can find most of the technique videos from SCS right on her blog.


I used the new set called Medallion Motif.  The intricate design of this image turned out better using emboss ink and powder than the paint.  I just couldn't get the design to come out like I liked and it gunked up my image, which did make me happy at all.  I used a couple different colors of Tim Holtz distress inks and sponged them on over the embossed image.  Can you see the script background?  That is from the set Sweet Nature.  



Design Team's  Blogs:

Kathy

Thanks so much for stopping by,

Heather

25 comments:

Jen Adcock said...

Wow! Truthfully that's all that need be said about this amazing card. But being the chatty cathy that I am, I will add that the embossed resist is unreal. The medallion like stamp offset and resisted is trully stunning! I so wish I could get my hands on some of this Flourishes magic, not that I could do it justice, but I'd sure as heck try. ;-)

The colors you've chosen are like an early sunset over a beautiful lagoon. So inspiring. Hats off to you, Oh So Talented One.

Mona L. Pendleton said...

So happy you arrived safely Heather! Hope you get settled rather quickly! Your card is very beautiful! Love the embossed image and the scripty font!

Sabrina said...

Yeah, craft room is the more important than kitchen. lol. Hope you are fully settled soon at your new home, Heather!! :) This card is so femininely pretty! Loving the colors and how soft it looks. Have a great week, yeah! :)))

Kathy Jones said...

Happy New Home Heather!!! I had a huge laugh that your craft room is mostly sorted and the kitchen is a mess!!! You are my kind of girl!! :) As always your card is simply gorgeous!!! Love what you did with the technique!!!

Lana said...

Hi Heather!!!! I'm so happy you're Home!!!!:) The card absolutely beautiful! I love the way you stamped and embossed image! The colors you chose look great as always! :)

xx

lynn said...

the craft room b-4 the kitchen--of course:)! glad you got there safe and sound, heather. gorgeous card today and i love the beate's video!

Yvonne Hagane said...

Wow what a beautiful effect you`ve created with this technique! So love the colors too. Gorgeous!

Lindsay said...

WOW! This is just fantastic! Gorgeous work Heather!

So happy to hear you are settling in to your new home, CONGRATS! I had to laugh about the kitchen being a disaster. Sounds like how I would roll, lol!

Teresa said...

Welcome back to Iowa! Of course you have to put your scrap room together first. Your must have priorities when you are making such beautiful cards.

Lisa said...

I had to giggle at your craft room vs. kitchen comment! Your card is beautiful, love the sweet shabby flower and pretty embossing!

Linda R. said...

Good to hear you there safe and sound.. And of course the craft room comes first.. Hee Hee..
Your card is lovely.. That is were I first started to post my cards on SCS.. That was before I started my blog.. They have lots of fun challenge over there also..

Happy Monday my friend..

Hugs, Linda

Amanda said...

I happy your safe in your new home... and that it seems like your craft supplies seemed to have made it fine too ;) LOL These are Priorities indeed!

I love your jaw dropping card and the resist! It turned out perfect! I have to admit, I have never tried this technique but your card has inspired me to give it a try! Thank you for the Beautiful inspiration piece! :)

Amanda said...

I happy your safe in your new home... and that it seems like your craft supplies seemed to have made it fine too ;) LOL These are Priorities indeed!

I love your jaw dropping card and the resist! It turned out perfect! I have to admit, I have never tried this technique but your card has inspired me to give it a try! Thank you for the Beautiful inspiration piece! :)

dstandard said...

WOW gorgeous card Heather! Love this - your cards are just gorgeous!

Betty Wright said...

Gorgeous colors and technique, Heather! Lovely card! Where are you living now? I knew you moved just can not remember where exactly. Awesome card!

Jean Martin said...

Oh my goodness girl this is stunning! I love that you heat embossed that Medallion off the side. And the mixture of yellows, orange and pink on that label is just beautiful! I love everything about this card!

Cheryl Nelson said...

Gorgeous! LOVE the colors!!

Lynnda Hosni said...

Oh Yes... craft room is more important than kitchen!! Hopefully you will settle soon!! And as always I love this card ...its beautiful...hugs...xoxo

Ros said...

Glad all is well and you are safe ... this is another stunning card Heather ... see your Mojo also arrived with you!

Shannon White said...

So Glad you guys arrived safely and are in setting up house mode! 8-) This is Just GORGEOUS Lady! Love every detail! 8-)

Hugs
Shannon

Cheryl said...

Gorgeous card! Love the different stamps you used for your background and the emboss resist technique is beautiful here. Glad you're getting settled in, AND that you have your priorities right! ;) If I didn't have a child to feed, I probably wouldn't even use my kitchen! ~Hugs, Cheryl

Colleen Dietrich said...

What a super image, Heather. I like the stamped and sponged background, and with the medallion offset like that...so beautiful!

Leslie Miller said...

Beautiful choice of colors to set off the white embossed medallion! I really love the soft aqua in contrast. And the sweet flower -- be still my heart!

Heather said...

Oh my, this is beautiful - you did a fabulous job!!!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

This is super super gorgeous! LOOOOOOOOOVE the white embossing:) BEAUTIFULLY done!! <3

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