Saturday, September 15, 2012

Speedy Fox & Friends 125 - Favorite Technique


Happy Weekend!!  This week's Speedy Fox & Friends challenge is to make a project using your favorite technique.  So many techniques, so little time!!!  I look forward to seeing all the different techniques used this week and reading about your choice of technique! You can link up your project  HERE!



I had a hard time deciding on a technique to showcase.  I have so many that I love but I decided to go with heat embossing.  My sister gave me my very first powder and a heat gun over 10 years ago.  I never took the heat gun out of the box or opened the powder!!!    Last year when I began to paper craft, I remembered I had these items tucked in a plastic container in my closet!!! 

 I love sprinkling on the powder and watching it change into a shiny coating when heated!  I have used this butterfly from MFP a Heinrich Co. Today, Tomorrow and Always quite a bit and I  heat emboss it every time!!!  For this project I painted the inside of the butterfly with Perfect Pearls.  Here is a close up so you can see the effect of the heat embossing.

I used two MFP a Heinrich Co. stamp sets:







7 comments:

  1. Angie--this is so beautiful! Your layout is perfect to show case this wonderful butterfly! TFS

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  2. Beautiful Butterfly!! Must try the Perfect Pearls. Heat embossing is so fun...almost magical.

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  3. He looks awesome embossed. I don't do this enough.

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  4. Wow, beautiful papers and a really pretty butterfly. I have never used the perfect pearls.

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  5. Angie,
    Beautiful card and exquisite butterfly. I love the shades of blue - lovely.

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  6. Gorgeous card, Angie. You got a good photo to show off the embossing. The butterfly looks super and I love your dp.

    BTW, the stamp you mentioned on my 'Fall Leaves with a Message' card is one I picked up at Michaels or Hobby Lobby, I believe. If not, Inkadinkado has it online if you still want it. I do really love it.

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  7. Gorgeous card Angie! That butterfly is stunning! Love the soft blue edges around the sentiment!

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