Thank you for taking time to visit, and I hope I am even a tiny bit helpful as I have been helped and blessed by so many others. I have been doing Calligraphy since teens, and card making for many years as well. In 1990 I delighted in the joys of stamping with ink and embossing after a trip to Cairns, Qld. In 2009 I discovered the brayer, 2010 the Cuttlebug, also have now taking to reading up on crafting blogs and lo! Here I am, on one of my own.

I live on the coast of eastern Australia. I am a Christian. I trusted in the LORD down here at the beach, amazingly it is not far from where I now live. It was over 40 years ago, after a Beach Mission Service at the age of 12 years

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Anything Goes challenge - Background Embossing with Die

Hullo there everyone .. back again with another DT post for Bizzy Bec's. I am revisiting the Frantic Stamper Saharan Screen Die (do check out Bec's amazing prices). This time I’m Embossing AND Die cutting it. See THIS CARD here card where I used it as stencil..

Used canon Glossy photo paper, blending solution put on generously and added various re-inkers - some distress some dye inks, and moved colour around with cling wrap then removed and *heat dried it. Needs a bit of heat drying to set it.
With large paint brush (just out of edge of photo) splattered the gold paint over the surface.
Using rubber embossing mat, in cuttlebug, I dry embossed the scrap bit of cardstock to make card top. Then die cut the gloss cardstock, which I had backed with double sided tape. In jigsaw like fashion added it to embossed background
 Finished card, also used Impression Obsession Get well soon, and MB Lavish branch. This MB die is discontinued, I discovered, but there are other items available from Bec which are similar..
Now don't forget to pop over  HERE at Bizzy Bec's and check out the other DT gorgeous creations, and please do join in ANYTHING GOES September CHALLENGE - to win that prize.
Pop by Bec's store, too, for her great bargain prices

Thanks so much every one for popping over for a peek and chat!
May God bless your day wherever you may be. 
  Will do my very best in commenting, and truly appreciate your visits! I am sorry for poor commenting as not 100%.
Shaz in Oz.x  

“Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.” Psalm 51:1

Joining up with the following Challenges:
 1. Word Art Wednesday - anything goes


Pia S said...

this looks like messy fun and the result looks fab, what a beautiful background you've created.

scrAPpamondo said...

Wow, fabulous look! Love your technique, I had to try something as this!

loz said...

Fantastic card and technique Shaz...Loz

kiwimeskreations said...

Shaz this is so beautiful - love the effect of the die cutting and inserting the pieces into the embossed impression. The original piece is beautifully coloured! The finished product is gorgeous.
I pray you will soon be returned to good health

Ginny Maxam said...

I absolutely love this!! so clever on the background! Thank you for sharing

Brenda said...

Wow, this is a stunning background Sharon and stunning card! I love how you made your background, the color combo is just beautiful. Goes so well with the gold accents and sentiment as well as the splatters. I just love it! Hugs, Brenda

Cathy said...

Beautiful card Shaz, the background colours are so pretty, love how you've inlaid these tiles back into the white frame, so effective, Cathy x

LilArtsyWoman said...

This is so beautiful and I love that background and the technique you used.

sharon said...

Wow this is amazing!!!!
I love the background it is awesome.
Have a lovely weekend.
sharon :)

Conniecrafter said...

Gorgeous technique, and I do have glossy photo papers, but I don't have reinkers but plenty alcohol inks, wonder if they would work?

R's Rue said...

Have a great day.

ShazInOzCardsCalligraphy said...

FOR THOSE Wondering re Alcohol reinkers:
..(see Connie’s query, above)
They work just fine ... however be aware that they dry more quickly may need more blending fluid.

I’ve actually been going to try nail polish remover as a blending fluid. I’ve wondered if it would work... ???if get round to trying I will share.

Berina RGA said...

Beautiful card Shaz! I love the background. This technique looks so cool!

Di said...

Absolutely gorgeous Shaz - and it's in such beautiful colours as well. Hope you're keeping OK chick?

Thank you for coming to play in the Snippets Playground.


Di xx

Dorlene Durham said...

Wow! Your cards are so beautiful and this one is just WOW!

Cara said...

Just gorgeous x

Megan J said...

Hi Shaz, hope you are on the mend, been a bit flat here too. I love the card you made and you have given me an idea to use some photo paper I have laying around in one of the draws, and a MFT die... now just need some inky drops to play with.... Have a wonderful week... Megan

Cobnut Crafter said...

Gorgeous card and what a fabulous background! Love the colours and the technique with cling film - wouldn't have thought to use so many different mediums - must give it a try. Thanks for inspiration. x Anne

AlisonC said...

That is gorgeous, I love the colours against the white frame. Beautiful.

Shoshi said...

Goodness, Shaz, this is brilliant! I love it. Lots of work, though, but well worth it to achieve such a beautiful result.


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