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Emerging Colour and proud mother moment!


Images Copyright Stampin’ Up! 1990-2008, artwork by Isobel Webb
I think this technique is just awesome! I was blog hopping a while ago and found a card by Beate Johns……I just love her work and she writes the best stamping tutorials! If you want to learn a new stamping technique then hop over and pay a visit to her blog. I had heard of the Emerging Colour technique but didn’t really know how it was done until now.
To create the effect you start off with a piece of Whisper White card stock and stamp randomly in a selection of colours before stamping a large, blog image over the top in Versa Mark. Clear emboss the larger image and then Brayer over the top of that with a co ordinating colour. The embossed image resisits the brayered ink and you can wipe off the residue with a tissue before adding in more stamped images over the top if you wish.
The card above was created by my 9YO daughter, she chose the colours and stamped and embossed everything herself (a little supervision was required with the Heat Tool lol.) When she had embossed and brayered she felt it needed something extra, so she added the Whisper White Swirls over the top and swiped her ink pad around the edges (I think she must have seen me do this hundreds of times but I don’t remember sitting down and teaching her how to swipe with an ink pad, but she grabbed the pad in her hand like she knew what she was doing and just swiped away!). The final touch was the silk flower and Rhinestone Brad from the Pretties Kit. The large flower had been coloured using a Sponge Dauber and ink pad. Don’t you just love how this card came together?
I created the card below during my first attempt at this technique at our team get together a couple of months ago. Alison Charlton ,another very talented lady, helped put this one together. This time the swirls are clear embossed too before brayering the Blue Bayou ink over the top. I loved Alison’s idea of placing the white Tafetta Ribbon side by side to get extra width before putting the Kraft ribbon over the top. I’ve added some white half pearls from the Pretties Kit to finish it off.

Images copyright Stampin’ Up! 1990-2008, artwork by Alison Charlton and Vanessa Webb
Here’s a list of what you will need if you want to make these cards at home :
Stamps : Fabulous Flowers, Baroque Motifs
Ink : Yo Yo Yellow, Green Galor, Pink Passion, Whisper White, Blue Bayou, Soft Sky, Sahara Sand
Card stock : Whisper White, Summer Sun, Soft Sky and Kraft card stock
Accessories : White Tafetta Ribbon, Kraft Tafetta Ribbon, Stampin’ Up!’s Pretties Kit
If you want to try out this technique for yourself why not make a time for me to pop over and show you and your friends how it is done…………my workshops are free, you get to keep everything that I demonstrate at your workshop for samples plus as the hostess you get to earn free stamp sets and shopping dollars to spend on your own Stampin’ Up! order.
DON”T MISS THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!
From this coming Monday 20th workshop guests will be able to order from the Spring Mini Catalogue!!!

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3 thoughts on “Emerging Colour and proud mother moment!”

  1. You daughter did a fabulous job! I thought it was one of your cards Ness until I read further down! Your card looks gorgeous too.

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