Hello! I was going through the thousands of stencils available in the A Colorful Life Designs shop, just looking for some new-to-me stencils to play with, and I came across Crescents. I thought it was so cool, and I had to have it. I knew immediately that my first project with it would have to be using Deco Foil from Therm O Web, and this is what I came up with.
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On a piece of gray cardstock, I used Therm O Web’s Transfer Gel Duo with the Crescents stencil. Once it dried completely, I placed Therm O Web’s Black Deco Foil on top, and ran it through my heated laminator. It has such a fantastic shine! You’ll see some texture in my crescents, but that’s because I didn’t do a perfectly smooth application of the Transfer Gel.
I didn’t want to cover up any of the crescents, but I wanted a sentiment, so I found an old one from Sassy & Crafty (no longer in business) and heat embossed it with copper embossing powder on vellum. I also wanted a really interesting border on the card base, so I used Aged Black Frantage Embossing Powder from Stampendous, which has a mix of black and metallic powders in it. When it’s heated and melted, it’s thick, shiny, and absolutely gorgeous.
I wish you could see just how much shine is on this card. It’s clean and simple (for me), but it’s really impactful with those bold, black crescents. Please be sure to visit A Colorful Life Designs to see the many, many stencils they have to offer. You can use my code, AlFan10 to save 10% off of your regular-priced purchase. Then, show off your creations in the A Colorful Life Designs Fan Group on FB. Thanks so much for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!