Hello Everyone! Hope you are all well and having a great week! Today I want to share with you a new technique I just learned called “Texture Transfer”. If you know me, you know I love to make my own backgrounds for my cards and scrapbook pages. Here’s what you do:
Spray color spritz or stamp with a dye ink pad on your craft mat. Use just a little and at least 2 colors. Spritz it with a little water. Then take a used dryer sheet and lay it on top of the ink on your craft mat. Lightly press it down into the inks and then carefully lift it back up. Place the dryer sheet face down on your card stock, press gently, then remove it and you will get a beautiful background piece for your card or scrapbook. If you want more color, just press the dryer sheet into the ink again and repeat the process!
I used Riding Hood Red Card Stock (111348) for the base of this card and I did the Texture Transfer Technique on a piece of Glossy White Card Stock (102599) with the Blushing Bride Smooch Spritz (125580) and Vanilla Shimmer Smooch Spritz (118772). I let it dry a few minutes then embossed it with the Finial Press Embossing Folder (115963). I can’t get over how pretty it turned out! I will definitely be using this technique in some of my classes.
Next, I stamped one of the hearts and the label from the You Are Loved Set that was in the Holiday Mini ( I hope you got yours before January 3rd!) in VersaMark and embossed them with White Embossing Powder. I cut out a larger heart with one of the dies from the Hearts Collection Framelits (125599) and added it behind my embossed heart. The final touch was the strip of Riding Hood Red Pleated Satin Ribbon (125569). I couldn’t help myself, I had to buy all 4 colors of this new ribbon because I love it so much. It’s so feminine!
If you would like samples of the new pleated ribbons, join in on one of my ribbon and product shares. You won’t be sorry!
I hope you’ll give this technique a try. Let me know if you have any questions. Terry
I’m entering this card in the SUO Challenge this week.