Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Faux Metallic

I was honored to demo a Faux Metallic technique I created using our incredibly versatile Create a shade Paint. Here is the card and the instructions below.
Faux Metallic Look
w/ Close To My Heart Create a Shade Pearl Paint

Give your projects an easy to create faux metallic look

-White Daisy Cardstock
-Create-a-shade paint
-Paint brush
-CTMH Double Stamp Set & appropriate blocks
-Transparency Sheet
-Black Stazon
-CTMH Ink color of choice (darker colors work best)

-Stamp your base image on White Daisy Cardstock
-Stamp your overlay image with Stazon on to the transparency sheet
-Cut transparency image out
-Paint a thin layer of create-a-shade paint on top of base image
-Lay transparency on top of base image while paint is still wet
-Cut base image out and adhere to project
All products are CTMH. Paper used is Bella Level 2, Stamp set used is Aspiration & Somethin' Special. The card pattern is Center Circles from Wishes.

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