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4 Mar 2008

New Technique Challenge!

Just a quick post today!!

I am back to work in the barn and today is math class for Holly, so I am squeezing it in!!


Monday's technique challenge on Splitcoast Stampers was to go back to dry embossing but on vellum this time! I haven't dry embossed for ages (well, without a machine!) and never done it on vellum, so this was fun!

I stamped the Women of Life stamp in Brilliance black dew drop on a piece of vellum and then turned it over and using my stylus, I embossed the middle of the flowers. I have a close up of the embossed image here. You can see how it is kind of sticking out!


I think I was supposed to emboss that whole image, now that I actually read the whole post of directions AND paid attention.....geez Bonnie......LOL!

I adhered it to a piece of aquamist cardstock from Papertrey Ink.

I cut out a frame in black cardstock from the nestabilities - just cut a scalloped rectangle and then use the smaller plain edge rectangle and cut it exactly in the middle. Makes a great frame!!

I glued the frame to the image and then popped it up on some Everyday Blessings paper that was glued to an Aquamist card base!!

I added some faux stitching and corner stamps from the Everyday Blessings stamp set from Papertrey Ink, some brads, and a little bit of black ribbon to pull it all together!!

I love the look of this colour with black!

7 comments:

  1. I love the contrast of Black and White and your embossing is lovely!! Have fun with Math

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  2. This card looks so rich with the black and white. Your embossing looks great!
    Have a super day!!

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  3. WOW! This looks really amazing. You did such a great job

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  4. This is so pretty! I love the new PTI colors!

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  5. Absolutely fabulous, Bonnie! I love the contrast of the black and white!

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  6. Oh I am in love with this! These colours and that detail: lovely lovely lovely! Gonna have to case you. Thanks for the gorgeous inspiration! :0) mel

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  7. This card is so cool! I just LOVE it!!!

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