Craftin' Caro: The Gold Medallion

Monday, April 30, 2007

 

The Gold Medallion

Share |









...demo'd by Brent Steele seems to be generating some buzz :) Let me explain how I remember him doing it. Basically the "medallion" was created using the faux-metal technique:

1) On a piece of Whisper White cardstock, he dumped out a small pile of gold embossing powder, and then he pressed down the flat part of the lid down on it to create an even surface.

2) He then heated the pile of EP with his heat gun FROM UNDERNEATH the paper! Yes, he held it up flat and pointed his gun from underneath, and it sloooowwwwwwly melted it into a puddle of liquid gold. He assured us all that no, the paper would not burst into flame as long as you're not touching the gun to the paper.

3) He pressed the new stamp straight into the melted ep WITHOUT VersaMark'ing it. The stamp still extricated itself fine once the ep had cooled into shape, and the shiny surface was not dulled by any residue of VersaMark.

4) He trimmed along the outer image of the stamp and then hole-punched the inside areas to create an embellishment that he added to the card (BTW, did you see the stinkin' cool new ribbons coming soon??? ooowwweeee!)

Anyhow, I hope my explanation did justice to it. My hubby came along to watch and he thought it was awesome, too (maybe because of the "power tools"? LOL!)


Happy Stampin'
- Caroline

Labels: ,


Comments:
That sounds pretty cool - might be worth trying!
 
Which stamp is it?
 
Thanks for letting us know how is was done. It really is pretty.
 
This is too cool. Thanks for the info!!!!
 
Thank you so much for your directions! I am pre-ordering this set, and I can't wait to try this!
 
Your blog keeps getting better and better! Your older articles are not as good as newer ones you have a lot more creativity and originality now keep it up!
 
Post a Comment Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?

Newer›  ‹Older
Follow Me on Pinterest

Contact me!

Subscribe to this blog

Sign up for my newsletter!

Demonstrator Info Brochure

Follow me on Facebook

Follow me on Twitter

Craftin Caro's You Tube channel




Demonstrator of the Year #4
AAA #3 in Leadership (Consultant and above Promotions)
Walt Disney World Incentive trip


Demonstrator of the Year #6
AAA #1 in Sr. Associate Promotions
Alaska Cruise Incentive Trip


Demonstrator of the Year #5
AAA #2 in Sr. Associate Promotions
Caribbean Cruise Incentive Trip


Demonstrator of the Year #5
Hawaii Incentive Trip


Demonstrator of the Year #4
AAA #3 in Sr. Associate Promotions
Bermuda Cruise Incentive trip


AAA #2 in Sr. Associate Promotions
AAA #4 in Recruiting
Panama Canal Cruise Incentive Trip

2004 - Mexican Riviera Cruise Incentive Trip Photobucket




This is the personal blog of Caroline LeBel, Toronto ON. I am a Canadian Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator, and I am responsible for its content. Stampin' Up! does not endorse the use of or contents of the classes, services, or non-Stampin' Up! products I may offer here. Images ©1990-2012 Stampin' Up!