Silver Celestial

For the challenge at CAS Mix Up they are asking for heat embossing with a stencil. I used this celestial stencil and clear gel medium in matte. While still wet I removed stencil and sprinkled silver tinsel embossing powder then heat set. What a show, as the gel dried the powder did a happy dance to this shiny vision. I used blue fun foam to both pop the piece up and add a thin boarder. Once mounted on white cs base I realized the silver was lost. So in a moment of nothing to lose, I sprinkled color burst right on top of the piece, spritzed with water and let it run. How the base stayed pristine and only the center really ran is truly a blessing.

Challenges I am sharing with

CAS Mix Up: Stencil + Heat Embossing

Fab ‘n’ Funky: Anything Goes

37 thoughts on “Silver Celestial”

  1. Looking at it, I thought you would have painted the blue on to get it in just the right spot. So amazing that that’s just where it went. This is a beautiful card. Popping it up with the colored foam gives it a beautiful dimension and frame. Great work!

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  2. Your silver embossed image looks amazing, and I love the blue in the center. You are so brave; I don’t think I could have taken the chance with the color burst once all the stenciling was done, but it came out great!!

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    1. You are too kind. I had nothing to lose. It was a washout without doing something, Too bad I didn’t make that call before all was attached. All is well that ends well.

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  3. Wow…Gorgeous heat embossed with silver tinsel Celestial image, Bonnie. LOVE your added Blue Brushos for a very unique and artsy look, my friend. TFS the close up photo too. So pleased you joined us at CAS Mix Up. Love and Hugs…Nancy

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  4. WOW! Amazing sparkle with your silver tinsel embossing, Bonnie. Thanks for the close-up. And what a gorgeous image and is just perfectly watercoloured with your blue burst of colour. Perfect! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up! xx

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  5. How fantastic…so happy you used the color burst. It is stunning with your beautiful glittery moon. That stencil is truly fabulous. Using the skinny blue frame pulls it all together. A lovely entry to the CAS Mix Up gallery…thank you for playing.

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  6. Fabulous….love the colour tones and the design is gorgeous… Thank you for sharing your wonderful project at Fab’n’Funky challenge. Good luck . Neva

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  7. So very cool. Great choice of stencil. Great idea to give it the pop of color. And yes, lucky it stayed where it should! Congrats.

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