Happy Wednesday! I'm sharing a card that I CASEd from a fellow Stampin' Pretty Pal, Ann Schach. Ann is VERY talented and I admire her cards so much. CASE is when we stampers "copy and share everything." We give credit to those who made it before us, and sometimes we change it up a bit, too, which I did do here.
(The Chalkboard Technique is making piece of Basic Black card stock look like it's been written on with chalk, erased and re-written on. Or in this case, heat embossed with white embossing powder (my sentiment). I made it look erased by using my Embossing Buddy, a little dust-filled sack that takes the static off of paper before you ink and stick the embossing powder onto it. In this case, I used the Embossing Buddy AFTER I heated the powder, as well as before).
I loved Ann's chalkboard so much, I left it just the same as she made it, but I changed the surrounding card and made it my own by using a different pattern from the Modern Medley Designer Series paper and a large Cherry Cobbler matt that is dry embossed with the Argyle Embossing Folder and just one Gold Foil banner down the middle.
I love how the teeny heart from the Fashionable Hearts Embosslit fits perfectly into the Eiffel Tower image!
I hope you enjoyed today's card. Thanks to ALL of you who take the time to leave your comments. They make me smile!!
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Chalkboard Valentine Card Supplies:
Card Stock: Basic Black, Cherry Cobbler, Gold Foil
Designer Series Paper: Modern Medley
Stamps: Papaya Collage (frame), Follow My Heart
Big Shot: Argyle Embossing Folder, Fashionable Hearts Embosslits
Embossing: VersaMark pad, Cherry Cobbler Embossing Powder, White Embossing Powder