Rooted in Nature Oak Tree with the Black Ice Paper Crafting Technique

I’m loving this clean and simple design featuring the Oak Tree from the Rooted in Nature Stamp Set and Black Ice paper crafting technique.

Todays project was so quick and easy to make! The focal piece was made with the Black Ice paper crafting technique, which involves just a few quick steps! There are several links to learn more about this technique ahead.

Card made with the Rooted In Nature Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!. Features the Black Ice Technique by Melissa Kerman.

After creating the focal piece, I simply attached it to a piece of Basic Black Cardstock, tied a piece of the Shimmer Black ribbon around it, and popped the whole thing up on dimensionals. Below is a close up of the Black Ice look. My favorite little section is in the lower right hand corner where you can see the streaks of both the black and the “ice” droplets.

Card made with the Rooted In Nature Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!. Features the Black Ice Technique by Melissa Kerman.

 

Here’s another close up:

 

Card made with the Rooted In Nature Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!. Features the Black Ice Technique by Melissa Kerman.

As I was designing this card, I knew I needed some additional embellishments. When I tried the Clear Faceted Gems in the lower right hand corner I immediately new I had the perfect element to complement the focal piece. I just love the glass like, shiny look of these gems!

Card made with the Rooted In Nature Stamp Set by Stampin' Up!. Features the Black Ice Technique by Melissa Kerman.

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project made with the Black Ice Technique. A complete supply list is included ahead with links to my Online Store.

To learn more about this technique or check out more projects, check out my latest YouTube video featuring this technique, and more resources too!

  • To see the original project that inspired the technique name click HERE.
  • Check out my dedicated Black Ice Pinterest Board by clicking HERE.
  • To see more of what I create, check out my “My Paper Crafting Creations” Pinterest Board by clicking HERE.
  • See my first Black Ice paper crafting technique Video HERE.

Here’s my latest Black Ice Video featuring some technique variations and NEW tips for success with the technique:

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  1. NJ says

    Thank you for sharing your art!! Your technique inspired me to make a card as soon as I watched your video. Such an elegant presentation and unique look. It reminds me of a nostalgic romance of black and white photos. Thank you again!

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