Friday, April 16, 2021

Magenta Card Exchange April - The Netherlands

This month I got to send a card to the Netherlands again. I have such fond memories of visiting that beautiful country, and would love to go back someday.

For this card I used a rectangular stencil and brushed Distress ink in Wild Honey from the lower left corner to the upper right, allowing the color to fade out at the upper right. I splattered the Distress ink with water to create some spots.

Once my panel had dried, I stamped the beautiful Clover Silhouette stamp in black. This stamp was designed by Elie Knoll, one of Magenta's talented Dutch Design Team members. Then also in black, I stamped the hello! sentiment, which is one of my favorites of the calligraphy stamps designed by the amazing Sally Penley for Magenta. Last, I stamped the  Zen Butterfly, which is a stamp I designed for Magenta. The butterfly was stamped with Versamark ink and embossed in gold.

I spattered some gold paint onto the panel, and I took an oblique photo of the card to show how shiny the gold is in real life. I die cut the panel using The Greetery Crimped Edge die, and matted it with gold cardstock, and then onto a base card.

This is the sneak peek shot I posted onto the Magenta Passion Studio. It shows how really gold and shiny the card is.

Magenta Products used:

07.976.G hello!

Other Products used:
Distress ink: Wild Honey
Versafine Onyx Black ink
Versamark ink
Sakura Gold Poster Color
Ranger gold embossing powder
The Greetery Crimped Frame die
Curious Metallics Super Gold cardstock
Neenah Solar White 80# & 110# cardstock

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