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Far North
04-24-2009, 04:12 AM
Ta-da......

The WINNER of the foiled challenge is...midnightcreations:196:Congratulations Renu!
If you would like to see Renu's card again here it is (http://stamp-shack.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=22151).

I was so delighted to see all the variations on this theme...thanks to all the players for creating such wonderful inspiration!
Many thanks to each one who played in my challenge!...Jan

I love stamping and trying my hand at new techniques. I particularly enjoy the unexpected surprises that come with trying new techniques. I hope that is just what you experience as you try this challenge!

For this challenge you will add aluminum foil to your card to create dimension, texture and luminescence.

Earth Friendly tipósave aluminum foil scraps to use for this technique.

Technique description: The foiling technique I used for my inspiration card begins with using a glue stick to attach the foil to some card stock to provide a more stable base and then dry embossing with a Cuttlebug embossing folder. If you donít have an embossing machine you might try running it through a crimper, using Fiskars texture plates (lay foil against plate and rub with a blunt tool) or, hand manipulating the foil. Inking the foil can be done either before or after the embossing. Some ink possibilities include sharpie pens, stazon ink, alcohol inks, or brilliance inks. Once the glue is dry and the foil is embossed it can easily be cut to the shape you desire. The embossed foil can be used as a background, frame, mat, or other element on your card.


Please post your challenge card in the Creative Team, Special Events Gallery (http://stamp-shack.com/photopost/showgallery.php?cat=634) and begin the title with IAP15. Then come back here and post a link on this thread so you will be included in my random prize drawing. My prize includes the Spellbinders ribbon tag die and embossing set and a Tim Holtz rubber stamp (see attached picture).
Happy Stampin!...Jan


PS. Donít forget after posting just one challenge card you are eligible to sign-up for the door prize contest too!

teabear
04-24-2009, 10:21 AM
oooh ahhhh! I love that you put the foil on cardstock for stability. Such a fun challenge and just look at those lovely prizes.

Artyfarty
04-24-2009, 11:21 AM
Only foil I can think of is wrapped round chocolates ......oh well susp someone has to eat them ha ha ...... now this challenge is more than enjoyable .... wink xx

Far North
04-24-2009, 12:24 PM
Oh Sue I bet chocolate foil will work just fine...and so Earth Friendly too! Only problem is you may need to eat more than one;) Oh what we sacrafice for a good challenge LOL! Enjoy!

smileycollector
04-24-2009, 09:53 PM
Such a wonderful idea for your challenge Jan! I've never tried this before so it will be a true challenge for me. But...I'll try anything for those prizes! WOW! :)

emmcee
04-24-2009, 10:56 PM
This will definitely be a challenge for me as I've never used foil before. Your card is beautiful. And so are the prizes.

hutchink
04-25-2009, 07:51 PM
Here is mine! I had the best time!

http://stamp-shack.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=21837&ppuser=52

limeyscrapper
04-26-2009, 03:21 PM
Here's mine. I used a piece of foil covered card from a pie pan lid.
Great challenge Jan. Sorry my pic is so small, the card is actually 5" square - but it wouldn't scan ( due to the shiny foil) so I took a photo instead, and then used my photo software program to post it.

http://stamp-shack.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=21874&limit=recent

ccstampin12
04-26-2009, 08:30 PM
I just added my card for this challenge to the Gallery!
Jan, thanks for hosting this great inspirational challenge week.
Here is my card:
http://stamp-shack.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=21895&limit=recent
Joanie

Deborah
04-27-2009, 10:37 AM
GREAT challenge Jan, thanks! Here's my card. (http://stamp-shack.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=21929&limit=recent)

Far North
04-27-2009, 11:07 AM
I am so please to see the wide ranges of variations for this techniques...thanks all for playing this challenge!

lakeslady
04-28-2009, 09:04 PM
Ok Jan I worked at it most of today but here are the end results. Pity the pictures look a bit dark.Thanks for hosting.
http://stamp-shack.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=22009

http://stamp-shack.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=22008

Far North
04-29-2009, 12:45 AM
Loverly work Joan...beautiful cards! Thanks for playing my challenge!

cindi
04-30-2009, 01:00 PM
I just added my foiled card to the gallery. I had never done that before, and I had a ball playing with it. Thanks so much for a new technique, I'm sure I'll be doing this one again soon
:)

frankiesue
04-30-2009, 01:26 PM
Opps nearly forgot to link up........... heres mine

http://stamp-shack.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=22043&limit=recent

Far North
04-30-2009, 03:38 PM
Lovely work Sue and Cindi!! Glad you gave it a try!! Thanks for playing in my challenge!

Artyfarty
04-30-2009, 04:05 PM
manged to get my foil entry in time lol http://stamp-shack.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=22046 ....
Sue xx

bmark59
05-02-2009, 01:30 PM
Posted my foil card although not edited very good. I'm learning.
http://stamp-shack.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=22100&limit=recent

HeatherJ
05-02-2009, 02:19 PM
I was hestitant to try this one, as I have a few rejects from attempt at Christmas time, but thankfully, I think this one turned out okay. Thanks for making the challenge and having me get back on the horse!! :)

http://stamp-shack.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=22104

smileycollector
05-03-2009, 10:10 AM
Still wanting to try your challenge Jan, if I don't run out of time! I've made 7 so far and hoping for at least 10! CHEERS to YOU for organizing this incredibly FUN and extremely successful INK-A-PALOOZA!!! :) WAY 2 GO GIRL!!!

midnitecreations
05-03-2009, 02:40 PM
I loved this challenge. Here's my (http://stamp-shack.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=22151) entry.

Far North
05-03-2009, 04:18 PM
Renu, I love that you created some foiling for your card without the cuttlebug! What a great card!!

teabear
05-03-2009, 10:01 PM
This was too much fun, Jan! I loved playing with foil and think I'll be squirreling away bits now. Here is my entry. (http://stamp-shack.com/photopost/showphoto.php?photo=22178)

Far North
05-04-2009, 05:13 PM
Congratulations Renu!

midnitecreations
05-04-2009, 05:25 PM
Jan, thank you sooo much. Not just for winning your challenge but for all you did. It was a wonderful way to spend the weekend! I'm thrilled I won that stamp. I nearly bought it the other day!!

Mrs. Fence
05-04-2009, 06:53 PM
Woot, Woot! Yay, Renu!

lakeslady
05-04-2009, 07:09 PM
Renu, congratulations on your prize win

Deborah
05-04-2009, 07:10 PM
YAHOO Renu!! CONGRATS oh talented one! :cute:

jazzypurple853
05-04-2009, 07:52 PM
congrads to renu!

Artyfarty
05-05-2009, 04:07 AM
congrats Renu well done xx