Black Ice Technique with the Treasured Medallion Set

I truly love medallion-style images and so I simply had to try the Black Ice Technique with the Treasured Medallion Set!

This new stamp set from the January to June mini-catalog includes images and shapes that conjure a regal, elegant style. The combination of my Black Ice Technique with the Treasured Medallion Set just seemed like a perfect match to achieve a dramatic, striking result. Plus, today’s project is easy to create!

The card in this first photo is the one I made during my recent Facebook Live. I’ll also be sharing another version of this same card to show the different results you can get when you do the Black Ice Technique.

The combination of my Black Ice Technique with the Treasured Medallion Set produces a dramatic, striking result that is also easy to create!

If you’re not familiar with this technique, the signature “Black Ice” effect is the tiny linear droplets of what looks like ice on the surface of the foil. The shiny foil, combined with clear heat embossing and the subtle black streaks in behind, bring out this unique icy look.

In these photos, you may see that the “icy” elements on this focal piece show up in patches, and there are sections without the “ice” as well.

The combination of my Black Ice Technique with the Treasured Medallion Set produces a dramatic, striking result that is also easy to create!

Each time you do this technique it will turn out a bit different but the result is always pretty!

The combination of my Black Ice Technique with the Treasured Medallion Set produces a dramatic, striking result that is also easy to create!

To finish off this card I’ve used a lovely sentiment from the Treasured Medallion Stamp Set paired with the Treasured Tags Pick A Punch.

The combination of my Black Ice Technique with the Treasured Medallion Set produces a dramatic, striking result that is also easy to create!

This is absolutely my favorite new punch with two options for punched shapes and multiple width options as well!

The combination of my Black Ice Technique with the Treasured Medallion Set produces a dramatic, striking result that is also easy to create!

Here is my second card featuring the Black Ice Technique with the Treasured Medallion Set:

The combination of my Black Ice Technique with the Treasured Medallion Set produces a dramatic, striking result that is also easy to create!

For this version of my card there are simply more icy elements and more uniform coverage as well. It’s a subtle difference and hard to capture on camera but I thought it was worth noting so you’ll know to expect, and will enjoy the different results you get when you make your own.

The combination of my Black Ice Technique with the Treasured Medallion Set produces a dramatic, striking result that is also easy to create!

I was also able to capture some good closeups of the signature Black Ice look for this project in the next two photos.

The combination of my Black Ice Technique with the Treasured Medallion Set produces a dramatic, striking result that is also easy to create!
The combination of my Black Ice Technique with the Treasured Medallion Set produces a dramatic, striking result that is also easy to create!

I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing my project featuring the Black Ice Technique with the Treasured Medallion Set!

You should also know that you can purchase the Treasured Medallion Set and the coordinating Treasured Tags Pick A Punch as a bundle and you’ll save 10%!

Watch my video at the end of this post to learn how to do the Black Ice Technique with the Treasured Medallion Set. Plus, at the end of this post, you’ll also find dimensions and a complete supply list with links to my online store.

Happy Crafting!

Melissa 🙂


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Project Dimensions:

  • Basic Black Card Body: 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″
  • Sahara Sand Layer: 4″ x 5-1/4″
  • Basic Black Focal Backing: 3-5/8″ x 3-5/8″
  • Sahara Sand Foil Focal Piece: 3-1/2″ x 3-1/2″
  • Sahara Sand Foil Sentiment Piece: 1/2″ x 3″
  • Basic Black Sentiment Backing: 11/16″ x 3-3/16″
  • White Inside Layer: 4″ x 5-1/4″

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