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Gallery Two


The paper is Strathmore colored heavyweight drawing paper in two colors. The variation in color that you see was achieved with household bleach applied with a paint brush. I used gold embossing powder with the stamp, and then colored inside the sun's face and rays with 3-D Crystal Lacquer.

This pin is made with the same stamp as above, and is similar to the CD pin using the same technique. I made this one with a small round piece of balsa wood colored with Prismacolor pencils. I then applied several layers of clear Ultra-Thick Embossing Enamel, stamped with my stamp, and let it cool. I then used 3-D Crystal Lacquer as a sort of adhesive to adhere tiny gold beads. I glued feathers to the back (bought at Michaels Arts and Crafts) and stick a pin back to it. I get more compliments on this wonderful pin!

I made this card for my brother-in-law's fiftieth birthday. It is the easiest card to make. I simply used gold embossing powder with the stamp, cut out the image, and stuck it to the card with PopDots. The card was off-white cardstock layered with handmade paper that was marbled with gold paint. I used edging scissors on the corners.

This card  is on white card stock by Georgia Pacific, stamped with Graphite Brilliance, and using the "spotlighting technique."

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