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Monday, 18 November 2019

Perseverance Pays

Hello and Welcome to today's post for the
The heading says it all!



After spending an afternoon trying 
This technique from Jay Soriano 
all my efforts landed up you know where.
It wasn't as easy as it looked BUT I was
determined to keep trying so the 
following day it worked. Yay!
So happy with the result
but has taken me an age
to try and get a decent photo with the silver foil
and soft stenciled background.
I used SU reinkers in
Rich Razzleberry, Brilliant Blue
Mossy Meadow and Yo Yo Yellow.
Some of these colours got lost in the drying
but happy that I got a pattern from it all.
Cut it out with a stitched die and
attached to white card base.
Added a die cut in silver and finished with the
silver strip on the side.
Sentiment is from STAMPlorations.

A close up

My Mix is Oxidized Metal, Stamping,
Stenciling and Die Cutting.
Thanks to Susan for  picking this technique
enabling me to try something new and completely different..
Great inspiration from the Designers.

Till next time - Cherrio from


15 comments:

Bonnie said...

Beautiful colors in your oxidized metal background piece, Ina! The silver die cut flower is so striking with it! I'm so glad you persevered with the technique and photographing! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Mix Up!

Verna Angerhofer said...

Wonderful card and great look with the oxidized metal.

Carol L said...

Glad you stayed with it until it worked! Love the silver flower accent with that great background! NJ!

Judy Woodland said...

This is just so awesome. I love your style so much, I wanna be a designer like you when I grow up. Great colors and I really like how you have framed the focal. Really makes it pop!!!

Shona Erlenborn said...

Thanks for sharing the video! This looks like fun! So glad you persevered - the result is stunning! Well done!

aussie aNNie said...

Great result Ina, turned out fabulous with those colours.

*Vicki* said...

Good for you on sticking with it as the results look amazing!! What a wonderful job you've done with the technique my friend! HUGS

Mac Mable said...

You are just going to know that I am loving this card Ina. It is so unique, creative and a stunning result from the technique x. Loving the colours and the design and you really should pop this one in a frame x.

Jo said...

Definitely worth the tenacity. A beautiful oxidized piece and a great design.
Thanks so much for joining us at CAS Mix Up

Loll said...

Perseverance definitely pays, Ina! The oxidized metal background is GORGEOUS! Great work. Have to say that A LOT of us struggled with this particular video instructions. But when it works, it's amazing. I love the colours you've used. Gorgeous with the silver die-cut! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up! xx

Tammy said...

WOW Ina, this is gorgeous!! What an awesome technique and beautiful card, I love the silver flower!
Tammy x

Ros Crawford said...

Oh my goodness this is beautiful!! I too had a lot of trouble trying this but I'm so glad you carried on and I love the colours! Thanks so much for sharing with us at CAS Mix Up!

Helen said...

It certainly paid off to keep working at the technique Ina! Sometimes it takes a bit of effort and then you're right. Great effects! Love the background colours.

butterfly said...

It may have taken a while to get here, but the finished card is so beautiful - wonderful colour combination and such an elegant design.
Alison x

Susan Joyce said...

Thanks for persevering Ina I love the end result to your gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us again this month at CAS Mix Up.