I'm playing along with this week's Stampotique challenge #137: create a textured background that's your "signature" technique. Well, I don't have a signature technique, because I'm not all big on techniques and playing with mixed media stuff, but I do like playing with embossing paste, so I chose to do that.
Here's my card, then I'll explain:
This card is all Libby's fault, since she made me need these stamps. I love them! My background technique is using embossing paste with a piece of Magic Mesh as the template (remember that stuff?). Here's the shiny:
I put Pearlescent Embossing Paste over the mesh after taping down the mesh over my card stock:
It actually runs the length of the card, but I covered up most of the center portion with that sassy gal, so it only shows at the top and bottom. BUT IT IS THERE!
I also went wild and put black glaze pen at the tops and the toes of her boots, but you can't really tell here:
You'll just have to believe me.
Thanks for stopping by!
Products used: Stampotique La De Frickin' Da and Baby Cakes; older-than-dirt Magic Mesh; black Sharpie; Slice spatula, foam adhesive like The Precious, which I'll get when my misc collection runs out; and the following: