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Hi, Welcome to my Blog. I'm a lapsed crafter of late but still managing my diary Scrapbooking, plus cards as required. Previously I've also dabbled in ATCs, Tags, Altered Books, Art Journaling, Décopatch, Knitting, Crochet, and Embroidery amongst other things. I live in Surrey, UK with my husband and son. For exercise I usually play Badminton and go Ballroom and Latin Dancing, not really got back to the latter since the pandemic. I like walking which I couple with Geocaching and sometimes Bouncing on my Rebounder (mini trampoline). I am a Christian.

Saturday, 24 August 2013

12 Months Technique Revisited

Not happy with the results of my first attempt at the Rubber Band Embossing Technique from the 12 Months Challenge site, I decided to have another go.

Thought I'd do an A4 piece of card so I could use it for a few projects. Not the best move with respects to the embossing powder going everywhere from such a large surface but the resultant card was good.

Here are a couple of photos having done the embossing in each direction. I used a piece to make the baby card for a swap on my craft group UKPC. So yes I left the inking stage until I need it.

I also had a go with the rubber banded brayer using just inks. I softened the lines with rubbing with my cut and dry foam over the lines before the ink was completely dry. Yes I like this technique.


Cass said...

I absolutely love this BJ! It is unique, and it has a lovely delicateness about it.

Beautiful work.

Cassidy xx

Elizabeth said...

This is just lovely, BJ! And such a good idea to leave the inking until you need to use a piece of the card. The baby card is very pretty - love the wee teddy. Elizabeth xx

Bernice Hopper said...

I love that you took the idea and ran with it. Great result.

Maria Ontiveros said...

These look great.