This past Sunday afternoon Cindy from StampingScrapping.com did a tutorial live on Ustream from her Techniques and Tutorial site. You have to be a member to go on the site but it is well worth the reasonable monthly fee. There are new techniques taught weekly and products compared and usages explained almost daily...any questions about anything crafty are answered by Cindy or someone on her design team.
Anyway, this last tutorial was on how to emboss a die cut and then color it with ink and a blending tool. Very ineresting and very easy! So I gave it a try and...voila!
I used a poor quality white ink on the embossed die cut and its a little hard to see but I think you can see the effect I was going for. The ink makes the embossing stand out even more.
StampingScrapping Techniques and Tutorials has a monthly sketch challenge so I will be entering this card in that. And also in the SSCC at http://stampingscrappingchallengecentral.blogspot.com/ - "Mom/Girly".
The fiber-paper die cut purse and shoe are from Cindy's store: http://www.stampingscrapping.com/ as are the Spellbinders scalloped dies and the Cuttlebug embossing folder I used.
Questions about anything else I used? Just ask.
Oh, the cute little square rhinestones are from Pizzazz Aplenty.