I think I mentioned just recently that I had gone a bit mad with purchasing magazines. I very rarely buy them but over the last month or so I've been tempted by quite a few. This turned out to be quite fortuitous as I had the perfect stamp and die set to use for my card. Simply Cards and Papercraft had a lovely leaf stamp and die set which I've been itching to use. I stamped the leaf several times to create my background and used Verdigris embossing powder and heat embossed it. This has to be my favourite embossing powder and I will be gutted when it's finished. I've had it for years and I've no idea who makes it. I used the die to cut one leaf out and mounted it onto a small panel. I did flick a little of the embossing powder onto the panel and heated it to give it a little bit of interest.
I just distressed the edges of my panels a bit and added some gems to finish it off. I'm quite pleased with the results. It's not what I normally do but I might try it more often if they turn out like this. The photo doesn't really do it justice.
Anyway, over to you. Please can we see your lovely homemade backgrounds. If you are in need of inspiration please check out the design team. They are a talented bunch of ladies and have very varied styles.
Thanks for reading and stay safe.
Love Dawn x