Night of Navy Week : Floral Boutique & Copper.

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator stampwithpeg – Night of Navy week, Day 3 : Floral Boutique & Copper Wedding Cards.

20160802_170219-1-1

Continuing with my Night of Navy week I just had to include some wedding cards, and definitely had to add Copper Heat Embossing to them. I have of course used the Floral Boutique DSP and Washi tape and the Floral Phrases stamp set because they are perfect for wedding cards.

This is the first time I have heat embossed that gorgeous flower stamp, I did two versions so I could decide which positioning worked best and as you can see I couldn’t decide so did both 🙂

20160802_165206-2

For this card I used a base of Night of Navy card, with a layer of Floral Boutique DSP (1/8″ smaller, bet you guessed I was going to say that ). My embossed layer is on Whisper White and is 1/2″ smaller. I stamped my image top and bottom and my sentiment using Versamark ink, I then poured the copper embossing powder over the stamping before pouring it back into the pot, gave it a couple of taps to get any loose powder off and heat embossed it.

20160802_165206-1-1

I added some washi tape to separate the stamping, I decided it needed Wedding Wishes on it so made a little tag and heat embossed the sentiment on, I attached it by punching a 1/8″ circle in both the tag and the top layer of the card and used a few strands of Copper Metallic Thread to tie it on.

20160802_165433-1

For this card I stamped my images into the corners, added some washi tape under and then cut these diagonally before attaching them to some Night of Navy card.

This left a lovely large plain section in the middle for me use my Layered Letters Alphabet to add Mr & Mrs again heat embossed in copper. I glued this panel to a card base of Thick Whisper White. My last touch was a ‘For the Newlyweds’ stamp from the Teeny Tiny Sentiments stamp set, on a Classic Label punch out.

I have to admit I wasn’t sure I was going to have a blog post for you today, while making these cards yesterday everything was going wrong. Next doors was having a new alarm fitted and they seemed to be having problems as it was near constantly going off for about 2 hours and I was struggling to concentrate. I for some reason couldn’t get my rounded corners to work properly for ages, next I put my glue on the wrong side of my DSP so had to cut it again.

I originally was using a complete white layer on my second card and not cutting the diagonals, but I stamped my Mrs & Mrs in Night of Navy and Covered in Clear embossing powder for the Night of Navy to shine and stand out, then on heat embossing it realised I had used white not clear. At this point I was on the verge of giving up, so made myself a cuppa took a few deep breaths and tried again. All wasn’t lost though because I think I prefer they way it has turned out by cutting out the mistake layering on Night of Navy and using the copper. And eventually the noise stopped thankfully.

I hope you like the way these turned out.

Happy Crafting

Lynn x

To purchase any of the products featured in my blog or to check out all the gorgeous products in the catalogue click on the links below, this will take you to my shop page.

Remember if you do order, add the hostess code which is shown top right (or at the bottom on mobiles), as at the end of the month I will close off this code and anyone who has used it will get a Stampin’ Up! product in the post from me.
This will not come in with your order as it is directly from me, this is as well as a little thank you card and handmade gift that I send as a thank you each month you order from me just for being a customer, I am so humbled by people choosing me to purchase from and it is my way of trying to show this.
Please make sure you allow contact as if you do not I will not be able to send you this as I wont have your details.
If your order is over £150 please do not use the code as you will get the hostess benefits yourself with your order.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s