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Forever Blossoms & Black Ice

If you don't know this about me already, I am in love with the Parisian Blossoms Product Suite.  Who doesn't love Paris???  I had a post a couple of weeks ago that you can see HERE of a relatively simple and pretty card.  I declared my love the product suite then and today, my mind is no different.  Matter of fact, be sure to check out yesterday's SAVI Sunday video and while there, subscribe to my channel. 

I had a in-person technique class recently, and the ladies really enjoyed the projects and were amazed at the Black Ice Technique.  I actually did this technique class probably 1-1/2 years ago but had several requests to do again.  

Here is one of the projects made with the cherry blossom flower from the Forever Blossoms Stamp Set in the Parisian Blossoms suite. 

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Card base is Early Espresso standard 8-1/2 x 5-1/2 scored and folded at 4-1/4.

Gold Fold Sheet cut to 5-1/4 x 4" (this is what we did the Black Ice Technique on)

Label punch is the Timeless Label Punch punched with Very Vanilla and Early Espresso.  Words were stamped using the New Saddle Brown Stazon ink pad. 

I'm excited that the Glitter Enamels Dots are still available as they make a nice accent along with the Very Vanilla satin ribbon with the gold edging. 

Here is a close up picture: 

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The black ice technique is a combination of foil paper, permanent ink and clear embossing powder.  I love the texture that it leaves. Have you tried this technique?

**Before you look at my supplies list, note that I linked the Entire Parisian Blossoms Product Suite!  Just so you know, items can be individually purchased along with the 2 Bundles (stamp set w/dies) in the suite.  Questions... just shoot me an email! 

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Lisa

Hi Chris. No, it's not hard. Just need to make sure you use permanent ink like Stazon and dry your ink with a heat gun before applying embossing powder.

Chris Pochaek

Beautiful card! I have not tried this technique. Is it easy? Now that I have some free time on the weekends I'll give it a whirl.

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