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Monday, 9 November 2015

Flowerhead by Zoe

Good morning Lovelies. Today I'm sharing with you my samples of these gorgeous new "Flowerhead" stamps, they are stunning and a great size, I can see the versatility in them for every type of project.
I'm kicking off my samples with my colourful designs, my first is an MDF heart I first painted with black Gesso and covered with Versamark Ink and heat embossed using and Ultra Thick Enamel, I did this twice and while I was heating I inked up my stamp with Versamark just so it doesn't stick and stamped into the enamel while it was molten, waited a few seconds to cool but not too dry and removed the stamp, while it was still a little tacky I gently brushed over some gold Mica Powder, when it was fully cold and hard I buffed with a soft cloth.
My second project is a card I made using the "Faux Batik" technique. Before I started I made a "mask" by stamping the Flowerhead onto some scrap paper and cutting it out, I then stamped off the edge of my card using a Versamark inkpad and Gold "Detail" embossing powder, I heat set first then used my "mask" to cover the flower and repeated the process, once I was happy I then blended over using a blending tool my Distress inks, I used Wilted Violet, Crushed Pumpkin and Blueprint Sketch, I then flicked with water and blotted with paper towel, I then put the card between some baking parchment or greasproof paper and using a hot "dry" iron, no steam! And ironed the card until the design was printed onto the paper, this melts the embossing powder leaving the fab gold design but it's flat and smooth, great for stamping over if you want to, using a knife and ruler I cut some Chevrons into the card and stamped my sentiment from the "Positive Pants" set onto Vellum using the Versamark and Gold detail EP, threaded the vellum through the Chevrons and mounted onto a card base.

Have a wonderful day and thank you so much for spending the time to visit and don't forget to pop back each day to check out my wonderfully talented teamies samples, xx Zoe xx

18 comments:

  1. Beautiful i love them to. Janny

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  2. Two wonderful creations, I love them very much!! I love the colours and the images!!! Great flower heart!!!

    Greetings
    Maria

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  3. Fantastic work here Zoe.... love 'em both but that card is just wonderful E xxxx

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  4. Fabulous pieces Zoe! Love the vellum border and the colours are gorgeous. Wonderful showcase for the stamps.

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  5. Hello Zoe, what teriffic makes, I love the heart, so creative and the card is so colourful, Kate x

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  6. These are lovely, thanks for all the detailed instructions too, very useful.

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  7. Beautiful art Zoe, love the colours on the bottom one :) xx

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  8. Two fantastic creations Zoe but the card is my favourite with that beautiful colour combination and the pretty gold embossed flowers and then the clever threading through the chevron shaped slits which is really clever and looks great. x

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  9. Beautiful work. These flowers are so useful.

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  10. I love them both Zoe, the card being my favourite. I must try that technique when I have finished the cards started on Saturday with Eileen. Everyone seems so much faster than me. I am the tortoise lols. Sonia xx

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  11. Gorgeous projects, I especially love the heart (this would make a lovely pendant but could also be used in so many projects :o)
    Hugs
    Tracey
    xx

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  12. Gorgeous projects, love the heart.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  13. Especially love the second card .

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  14. Oh wow Zoe these are amazing. Fab projects...gorgeous! X

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  15. stunning work Zoe - i especially love that heart! Hugs rachel x

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  16. Zoe, as always, these are amazing, hun, hugs xxx

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  17. Good morning Zoe, two gorgeous samples. Love the stamps and the different effects on both projects.

    Jade xx

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