Good morning, good morning!
Today's card is all about trying something NEW, and realizing that something different (and maybe a little scary) can turn out to be a FABULOUS thing!
You see, I am a die-hard Close To My Heart ink fan. It's pretty much the only ink I have ever owned and ever used. . . .and I DO still love it.
But we have had a super generous sponsor at the CPS blog this week - Clearsnap. And they sent each of us a WHOLE SET of brand new ink, released at CHA, the Donna Salazar signature line of Mix'd Media Inx. They are pigment ink. And I must say. . .
I am TERRIFIED of pigment ink.
And it takes freakin' FOREVER to dry.
And it smears.
And it stresses me out.
BUT, .. .
I made an awesome discovery, when I took the time to READ THE PACKAGE. (duh!)
You can EMBOSS with it.
SO, I pulled out my fun little collection of colors (the black and peridot are my fave so far!)
And then I grabbed my ultra fine clear embossing powder (from CTMH)
and I got busy making this FUN CARD! I think the embossing is what really makes it.
The black becomes SO bold and dark when you add that pop of embossing to it.
So I have been an embossing fool this week, making LOTS of cards with my new pigment inks, and clear embossing powder!