A Trio of Moroccan Mosaic Cards by Laurel Beard

A Trio of Moroccan Mosaic Cards by Laurel Beard

Hi Everyone,

Laurel Beard of Simply Cardmaking is visiting us today and she is sharing a trio of cards created by using the Moroccan Mosaic background stamp by My Favorite Things. Laurel has used tons of fun color combinations and different card designs to help jump-start your own creativity!

After you have soaked in all her fabulous cards, pop over to her blog. She has packed oodles of inspiration and creativity into each blog post, then be sure to hit the subscribe button. You will not want to miss one post!



I am back with the kind folks at The Foiled Fox today bringing you three heat embossed cards colored with different mediums. I used the Moroccan Mosaic background stamp for all 3 of my cards today, each heat embossed in different colors…. Let’s take a look at the first one…

This card was heat embossed with Gunmetal embossing powder onto a card base I watercolored with Party Dress and Royal Treatment ink. After trimming it down, I added a sentiment and die cut to finish off the card.

For my next card, I stamped the Mosaic background with Memento Tuxedo black ink. I used this ink because I pulled out my dusty Copic Markers and Memento Tuxedo Black Ink is a copic friendly ink. I adhered it to a purple card base I scored using my score board.

I die cut the entire panel with a heart die cut. I wondered what would happen if I sprayed the heart with alcohol so I tried it out. It faded out the black ink and Copic marker colors a bit, which I think was a nice result! 🙂

And last but not least, I stamped the image with Versamark ink onto white cardstock and sprinkled on two colors of embossing powders, Sky Blue and Violet. Then, I took the Black Soot Distress Ink pad and pressed it all over my embossed image. Heat embossed images resist water based inks so I just wiped the ink off with a paper towel, and voila.

A pop of pink to finish off the card and a striped border. Oh, and see that sparkle? Thanks Wink of Stella glitter pen.

A huge thanks to Shauna and gang for letting me hang out here on the blog today!!! See you again real soon!


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