Hi Debbie - Just seen your comment - sorry to hear that you've not had much luck with the watercolor/embossing technique. It's well worth persevering - I had 3 or 4 attempts, using watercolour pencils and markers, with varying results. I tried wetting the paper first, too. My daughter then had a go - she used Reeves wax pastels, which gave a much more vibrant colour - she pretty much covered her watercolour paper with the wax, then sprayed it liberally with water so that the colours spread. After heat-drying the card, she stamped in Versamark and heat-embossed with detail clear embossing powder. Then she added Black Soot distress ink with a blending tool - and plenty of it - her finished card has a very dark background, so the colour does pop, particularly after wiping away the black ink from the embossed areas.
I'll try to get some photos to post.
Hope you have more success next time - I think the trick is to start with lots of colour, then add lots of black!
I’m glad you liked my RSD card. It sounds like a horrible disease. I had never heard of it before my friend was diagnosed. She seems to be doing fairly well after her pain pump surgery, of course she puts up a pretty good front, so sometimes it’s hard to know. I thought the Don’t lose hope sentiment went perfectly with the support ribbon regardless of what the affliction. I would be honored if you want to use the card for inspiration in your craft room. If you would like the Fight Like a Girl set, I have an extra. I bought it when it first came out, then I won one of the Breast Cancer Awareness challenges and that was the prize. I’m sending you a friend request, so just send me an e-mail through STV with your snail mail address and I’ll drop it in the mail.