Hi everyone. Today I am sticking with the space/nebula colourway for a really quick and easy project, still using Lindy’s Stamp Gang products; but, this time I am working with three of their Magicals powders and adding some gold embossed details.
First, I created a card blank by cutting an A4 sheet of white linen textured cardstock in half lengthways and the folding in half, to make an A6 card blank, and setting aside.
Next, I cut a panel of the same cardstock, measuring 10.5 x 10.5cm. In the bottom right hand corner, I stamped “Thank you so very much” with VersaMark before adding some gold embossing powder and heat setting it. The stamp I used came from a Hunkdory collection called “Sentiments”. I prepped the back of the panel with some double-sided tape on 3 sides and adding some foam tape to the left-hand side, which will add some dimension to the finished card.
So, what are Magicals?
Magicals are a dye-based pigment powder with added mica; which, like the Lindy’s sprays produce the most amazing and vibrant colours and shimmer. In the case of this product a little goes a long way – start off only adding a small amount of the powder, as with all Lindy’s products, the more layers you do the more you can build up the depth and intensity of the colour. You can use them in the same way that you would use Brushos and Pixie Powders.
For the coloured panel, I cut a strip of card measuring 10.5 x 5cm. I then spritzed some water onto my glass mat, before sprinkling over some of the Lindy’s Magicals powders in “Prima Donna Purple”, “Rusty Lantern Line” and “Time Travel Teal”. I then smooshed the piece of card into the inky water and then dried this thoroughly with my heat tool. See, I’m not over the smooshing technique just yet!!!
I next took a script stamp from my stash and stamped this over the panel using VersaMark ink, before applying gold embossing powder and heat setting the powder. I decided that a gold embossed border might look nice to finish off the panel, and so I gently pressed the VersaMark ink pad onto the cut edges of the piece of card before adding gold embossing powder and heat setting it. The effect is subtle, but just finishes it off nicely.
I then applied some double-sided tape to the reverse of the panel and stuck it to the left-hand side of the card black, before sticking the sentiment panel onto the card blank, lining it up to the right-hand side of the card.
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Hope you have a lovely day and happy crafting, Gem x