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Stamp & Transfer Masking Technique with Angela

December 16, 2019

Hey Roadies! Angela here with a very special project made for a very special person, my son. Next week he turns sixteen and I have prepared an Opal Unicorn tag to go with his birthday present.

 

 

To create the tag I used a piece of heavy weight white card-stock. I needed it heavy weight because I colored it mixing together blue and purple watercolor. I made one big stain, about 4 x 5 in  and let it dry. Then, I copied the stain on a sheet of paper and fussy cut the stain. I placed the negative on the tag, leaving the stain visible and I stamped on it the beautiful unicorns from Majestic AF Background with Versamark Ink.

 

I did a good cover of ink on the stamp because I wanted to use a foil sheet on the background. At this point, I remove the piece of paper used for masking and I placed a piece of Deco Foil transfer sheet on the tag and I run everything into my hot laminator. Then, the magic appears! All those little glowing unicorns! Just gorgeous!

 

 

The sentiment I chose comes from Earresistible stamp set. I think this is perfect for a young man in his teen. I embellished the card with some leaves and flowers from Bloom Where You Are Planted.  Simply, I stamped in black and fussy cut. I also added a spot of color on the flowers with my markers plus some Catherine Purple Gems and voilà!

 

 

It was so hard to shoot a good pic but can you get the iridecent background from this last photo? It is fabulous from life. Trust me! I hope you liked it and I hope my son will love it too.

Thank you so much for stopping by.

Love,

NG

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