Saturday 31 October 2020

Posted For You for JAI 529

 Sometimes, a colour combination just takes your fancy. That's what happened when I saw this week's interesting challenge at Just Add Ink.

I broke open the Posted For You bundle for this challenge. The pretty images lend themselves to colouring, so I silver embossed one of them and coloured it using a Water Painter and ink. The coordinating punch instantly turns it into a faux postage stamp. I cut a second in Silver Foil as a shadow backing.

I added some background stamping with the 'Special Delivery' stamp from the set and splatter stamp from Forever Fern before embossing with the Subtle embossing folder. The sentiment, which is also from Posted For You, is on a strip and I fishtailed the ends using the Banners Pick a Punch. Using a punch, rather than eyeballing a cut makes it much easier to achieve matching ends. 

The white ribbon and the Misty Moonlight/silver twine are both part of the Flowers for Every Season Ribbon combo.

Update: Delighted to get an Honourable Mention at JAI.

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  1. Very pretty card - love the silver accents and delicate stamping. Chantell Just Add Ink

  2. This is really sweet Jan! Love the silver embossing and dainty layers. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink.

  3. This is so pretty and delicate Jan! Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink this week.

  4. Lovely, Jan. The birdie postage stamp looks so delicate with the silver embossing & colouring. Love how you've created the cluster of elements too. Thanks for playing along at Just Add Ink.

  5. A worthy winner this week Jan - so much detail packed into the corner of your card and I love the sheen that the silver embossing adds to your card.