Dienstag, 29. Januar 2019

Happy Happy Happy Panda

Heya my dear crafty friends!
Today's card is my inspiration for the new "Texture" challenge at the Crafty Cardmakers. I added texture in lots of ways to this birthday card. Can you spot them?

An easy way to add texture to a card is an embossing folder I find. Because I wanted it to take it up a notch I used Nuvo Embellishment Mousse for the top background which adds a metallic look. Next I created the second background for the back using Distress Oxide Ink. Dripping wate on Distress Inks and drying it with a paper towel would have given some texture on that piece as well, but I decided against it because I wanted the window area to look crisp and clean - compared to the rest at least ;o)

Another way to add texture to a card is dimension, so I created three for this card. The third one being the balloon which I die cut from some "nuvo'ed" paper and added an extry layer of enamel dots. I hope you like the card and that you are going to enter a card with texture to our gallery ;o) Have a wonderful week and happy crafting, yours Maike

A close-up, so you can see the layers and the shine a bit better ;o)
Material / supplies:
Stempel / stamps: "Happy Pandas" von My Favorite Things (discontinued)
                              "Birthday Wishes" von Pink and Main (discontinued)
Stanzen / dies: "Party Balloons" & "Small Stitched Rectangles" von Lawn Fawn
Embossing Folder: "Graphic Impressions -Birthday" von Taylored Expressions

4 Kommentare:

  1. Lovely card Maike and a great way to add the texture. Wishing you a happy creative week, Angela xXx

  2. Fabulous Maike, and great minds think alike when it comes to adding tecture with embossing folders lol.
    Hugs Kimx

  3. Love the embossing folder frame, and the colours are so uplifting.
    Alison x


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