Thursday, February 11, 2010

Fifth Avenue Bleach

Did that title get your attention?  LOL!  I'm toying with a quick and easy card for an upcoming workshop.  This technique is kind of neat.  Heat emboss the image with clear embossing powder on Pretty in Pink, then paint bleach on the image, staying inside the lines.  Like magic, the rose turns a beautiful creamy white.  I used a blender pen with a Melon Mambo Classic Stampin' Pad to highlight around the outer edges, and add some depth to the rose petals.

This one would be fun to do in a workshop, because it involves three techniques; heat embossing, bleaching, and watercoloring with the blender pen. 

Stamps: Fifth Avenue Floral, Well Scripted
Cardstock: Pretty in Pink, Basic Black, Whisper White
Ink: VersaMark, Basic Black, Melon Mambo
Accessories: Heat Tool, Crystal Clear Stampin' Emboss Powder, Horizontal Slot Punch, Pretty in Pink 5/8" Satin Ribbon, Blender Pens, paintbrush, Swarovski Crystal, bleach


  1. Wow! Am going to have to give that technique a try. Have bleached before but never that way. Hummm. endless possibilities

  2. What a spectacular card! Great technique!

  3. Cindy this is a beautiful card. I love this technique.

  4. Very cool technique! I love how you did it a little differently, and the card is so pretty!

  5. Cindy, that's a gorgeous card and perfect for a technique-based class! I love it!


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