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Monday, September 8, 2014

Gold poinsettia card - take 2

I'm back with another take on the gold poinsettia card from my previous post.  This time I used a metallic gold Gelato to paint a light wash on watercolor paper.  Then I stamped the poinsettia image with Versamark ink and embossed with gold embossing powder.  I used red and green Gelatos and lots of water to make a light watercolor paint for the flowers and leaves. The sentiment was stamped and embossed in gold also and adhered with foam tape, and then I added some pale gold gems for accents.  The end result is a very soft vintage look that's completely different from the original card. 

 
I think I like this version better, but then I'm a big fan of anything vintage!  This is entry #2 in the Jingle Belles gold challenge.

2 comments:

lauren bergold said...

oh wow! i wasn't sure you could beat the other card for sheer awesomeness... but yeah... i think this one is EVEN BETTER!!! soooooooo beautiful! thanks for taking a GILT trip with us again at JINGLE BELLES! :)

SmilynStef said...

That is one stunning stamp ... love the variation you achieved ... and great sentiment too ... so glad you helped us go for the gold at jingle belles.