Triple Embossed Mica Flower

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Triple Embossed Mica Flower

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Shopping List

 Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pad – Vintage Photo : DPVINTAGEPHO 

 Perfect Medium: PERPADCL

 Umount British Wild Flowers A5 Stamp Plate : UMWILDFLOWER

Cosmic Shimmer Mica Sparkle Pigments – Iced Jade, Emerald Sparkle, Sunny Gold Sparkle & Angel Gold Sparkle

All above are sold within sets of Mica Sparkle Pigments – Various Codes Available 

Cosmic Shimmer Ultra Thick Embossing Powder Malachite Fire : CSUTMALA & Clear : CSUTCLEAR

Cosmic Shimmer Embossing Powder : Bright Gold – CSEPBRGOLD

Cut `n` Dry Foam : FOAMCUT

U-Mount Repositioning Mounting Cushion:  UMREPOST

 Non-Stick Craft Sheet: CRAFTSHELRG ( Large ) – CRAFTSHELSM ( Small)

 Acrylic Block: 6″ X 4″ : BLOCK3

Double Sided Tape : Tape2s,

Parchment : A4 40022

Hole Punch, Brads, Gold Pen, Thick Board & Dusting Brush

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Step by Step Instructions

1 Cut a piece of thick board to 12cm x 8.5cm and ink the whole surface with the Perfect Medium ink pad.

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2 Cover the card with the clear ultra thick embossing crystals.  Do not tap off any excess crystals once the main bulk of the crystals have been removed.

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3 Heat from behind the card to emboss the crystals. Once cool apply another layer of Perfect Medium & then a 2nd layer of clear ultra thick embossing powder or use the malachite fire depending on the depth of colour you wish.

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4 Apply the 3rd layer by repeating the above process and use the malachite fire to finish the embossed piece.

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5 Whilst the piece is still hot ink the flower stamp with the Perfect Medium ink pad and stamp into the embossed piece. Press hard and leave the stamp in the piece for a few seconds before releasing it.

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6 Add other flowers towards the bottom edge by heating the embossing crystals again and stamping into the piece as above. Whilst the Perfect Medium is tacky apply the angel gold sparkle mica using a soft brush.

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7 Make sure the mica gets into all of the stamped image.

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Dust the surface with a clean soft brush to remove any excess mica powder.

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Using cut`n`dry foam & vintage photo distress ink, add the ink to edges of the piece and if required over part of the flower with mica on.

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10 Swipe the anti static bag over the parchment and stamp the flower at random over the surface.

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11 A close up of the Perfect Medium ink  on the parchment.

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12 Dust small amounts of the sunny gold, emerald sparkle and iced jade mica in a diagonal direction to keep the colours separate.

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13 Fold an A3 sheet of white card in half and trim off the bottom to make a square 21cm x 21cm card. Tear down one edge of the parchment and cut the other 3 sides to fit the base card. Edge the parchment with the gold pen. Attach the piece using 2 brads on the left hand side.

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14 Place the embossed centre piece onto a green and blue mat of card. Make a sentiment by stamping and embossing in gold. Tear the edges for a rough look and apply the vintage photo ink to distress the edges. .

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15 The finished project.

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3 Responses to Triple Embossed Mica Flower

  1. Jen Monteiro says:

    Beautiful Suzanne, I love the combination of vellum and the triple embossed card, to be honest I had never thought of using them together 🙂
    Hugs, Jen x

  2. AliceH says:

    Another absolutely superb tutorial, Suzanne- love all the elements you’ve chosen to put together.

    Hugs Alice

  3. Paper Junkie says:

    I love all the different techniques used to make this card. I especially like the malachite fire and it’s now on my shopping list. Don’t have the wild flowers stamp but loads of others that I can bring out of retirement!
    Thanks Suzanne for another brilliant tutorial.

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