Golden Winter Wishes

Hello! It's Donna here sharing a new-to-me stencil technique. See the reindeer? It was gold embossed from a stencil. I wanted to try something different other than sponging it or dry embossing and was so happy that it worked!

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After securing the Merry Christmas Reindeer stencil off center, I tapped a Versamark pad over the open area, then gold embossed it. I was pleasantly surprised with how crisp the image turned out.

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Find out how to make this card -- click for complete supplies and instructions.

The sentiment and a few small snowflakes were also gold embossed. I stamped a background design for a bit of texture and finished off the card with some gold sequins and a strip of gold foil cardstock. With all the gold that I used, this card would fit nicely in the new Holiday Challenge under the “Mad About Metallics” category. I hope that you try this technique with your stencils! donnas_signature1 /n[hero_products skus="AF223, CG465, CL798, DC113, PS640, PW100, PW200, SA032, VC250"]

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24 comments

Barb

September 25, 2016

Stunning, Donna! The gold looks gorgeous against that blue and you’re right – perfect embossing with the stencil! :)

Arlene

September 25, 2016

Love the gold embossing. Beautifully done.

Tracey McNeely

September 25, 2016

Gorge results Donna, what a great idea!

Cindy C.

September 25, 2016

Wow it’s GORGEOUS!!

paperpicnic

September 25, 2016

This is so lovely, Donna! The gold details are so elegant! A wonderful holiday card!

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