Saturday, 2 December 2017

Custom- Mix Embossing Powder


I'm a big fan of Vicki Pappaioannou, and I enjoyed her recent video using embossing powder mixes to make backgrounds. Unfortunately, Stampendous did not send me any of their embossing enamels to try, so I had to make my own. I just mixed together different embossing powders of various colours and textures. It was really fun.

For my 'young polar bear' card, the stamp is a very old one by Anita's - I shaded it with a Promarker - and the sentiment is Hero Arts.

I'd like to enter this card into:
Use Your Stuff  heat embossing
Crafters Cafe embossing
CAS Mix Up  stamping and alcohol marker and embossing powder




Here's a second card using the same powder mix. This time the image is by Magenta and the sentiment Hero Arts.

I'd like to enter:
Global Design Project Christmas Joy
Crafty Cardmakers  animals
Moving along with the times  Christmas animals
 
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21 comments:

Jenny L said...

Hi Marina,
what a very wonderful cards and such super designs too.
Great embossing techniques and super Christmas Animals.
Thank you for joining the MAWTT Challenge.
Lots of crafty love. Jenny L. DT

nancy littrell said...

Thank you Marina for sharing your cute and creative 1st polar bear cub card with us at CAS Mix Up. Love your 2nd card too. So clever to mix your eb powders. I have never tried that technique. TFS and Happy Holidays. Hugs

Majo said...

This is one beautiful creation! Love your embossing, very stylish! Thanks for joining our challenge at USE YOUR STUFF!

Majo - DT ♥

Sarah said...

I like the first one. So cute and nice background!

Mimi said...

Wow, super-cool looking... want to try it! I've got embossing powder that is in need of getting used up! Love both cards, by the way.

Dotty Jo x said...

These are great, Marina! Jo x

Heidi Stamps said...

These turned out great! I have no idea how you did it, so I might have to check out the video. Makes a great snowy backdrop.

Loll said...

Your mixed embossing powder backgrounds are gorgeous. What a great idea! Love that you kept your adorable critters mostly white ... they really pop against the heat embossing. Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!

Tammy L said...

These turned out gorgeous for making your own embossed enamels! Really great backgrounds that work perfect with your images! Thanks for joining us at Use Your Stuff and hope to see you again!
Tammy -DT

Jane said...

Loving those embossing powder backgrounds, looks really cool. Thanks for playing along at AAA Cards.

Sue B said...

Wow, these are gorgeous cards! Love the embossing powders that you’ve used. Both polar bear images are very sweet!
Thanks for joining us for our Christmas Animals Challenge at MAWTT !!
Hugs, Sue B xx

Tina Campbell said...

Oh that sounds like a fun way to create a background will need to check out the video :) Both cards are fantastic with the mix embossing. Thank you for joining us over at Use Your Stuff blog!
Tina-DT

karrie sweet said...

Very fun background, super cute bear! Thanks for sharing with us at UYS!

Kim x said...

These are quite lovely Marina. I have several boxes made up of different embossing powders that I no longer use, I will have to play.
Thank you for entering your creaton into my Animal Magic challenge at CCM.
Hugs Kimx

Julia Aston said...

Two sweet bears on your cards Marina! Love the mix of embossing powders - I'll have to try that! Thanks for playing along with CAS Mix Up! Julia xx

Ina Grehan said...

I love your cute polar bear and what a fabulous background achieved with the different embossing powders. Thanks for sharing at CAS Mix Up this month Marina. Ina Guest Designer.

Pia S said...

Love the effect of the different embossing powders here, a nice shimmery and metallic finish.

Ceal said...

great cards, thanks for sharing with us at AAA Cards!

LucieGCards said...

Wow! LOVE those backgrounds! Such an eye-catching couple of cards! Thanks for playing along with us at AAA Cards!

cass said...

Great cards. Thank you for entering your wonderful creations at The Crafter's Cafe this fortnight for our "Embossing" challenge.

Bonnie said...

What a fun background, Marina, and the polar bear fits perfectly on it! Love the way you've done the sentiment too! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!