Thursday, September 17, 2009

Metal Embesllishments

I promised a tutorial and here it is. Christine asked me to do something for the newsletter this week over at All That Scraps. I designed this card just for that. I love the way this one turned out. Enjoy the eye candy. :)

newsletter-lesarapp low resolution closeup copy

You will need copper flashing (from your home improvement store), Spellbinders dies, Impressabilities, Wizard die cut machine, Copic E49 and airbrush system, nail sanding block

stepshot 1 copy

Lay your die cut side face up on your magnetic mat, place flashing face down on top of die. Place white cutting mat on top of sandwich and run through your Wizard.

stepshot 2 copy

It will look like this when cut.


Lay your die with the flashing still in it on top of your Impressability. Make sure the cut side is up. Layer rubber mat and white cut mat on top of that and run through your Wizard.


Your metal piece will have the impression of your Impressability embedded in the metal.


Airbrush metal piece with your E49 copic marker and your airbrush system. It will look like this when finished airbrushing.


Sand with your nail sanding block.


This is what the finished piece should look like. Assemble your card. This is an easy way to get a super wow on your project.

newsletter-lesarapp low resolution full shot copy-1

Have a great day and enjoy the possibilities!

P.S. You can click on any of these pics to view them larger.


Stamps: C.C. Designs Sweet Kiki LaRue

Spellbinders: Labels Four S4-190, Petite Ovals, Large S4-138,

Impressabilities Flowers I2-1004, Classic Scalloped Heart S4-137, Floral Accents S4-199

Paper: Cosmo Cricket Early Bird: Farmers Market, PTI white, brown cs

Copics: YR0000, E00, BG10, BG11, BG72, BG75, BG78, R0000, R89, E25, E27, E30, E31, airbrush system , E49

wide satin ribbon, sewing machine, brown thread, sanding block, brads, brown ink, sponge, Wizard die cut system, button, crochet thread


diane (cookiestamper) said...

looks awesome, my friend!

Norine said...

this is a wow for sure love it

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

OMGosh, this is so stunning!!! I love anything copperish and antique copper. WOW, love it!!

Christy Farneth-Kerr said...

Really great card Lesa :)
You are great at picking those colors. I love what you did to that foil. It just pops:)

Rachel said...

This is fabulous Lesa!! thanks for the tutorial!!

Kim Nath said...

This is such a wonderful idea. I don't have an airbrush but I am hoping sponging will have a similar effect. Beautiful card!

Stampin' Meg said...

wow- that looks amazing, Lesa. GREAT tutorial

sarahsassy said...

Wow that's gorgeous! What section in the hardware store would you look for that?

Dawn B. said...

This is so unique. I really like the way you added it to your card. Great job.

Jennifer Love said...

Wow! That is just beautiful!

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