Challenges · Embossing Folder Stamping · Itty Bitty Shapes Punch Pack · Modern Label Punch · Petals-a-Plenty TIEF · Splitcoaststampers Challenge · Thoughts & Prayers · Word Window Punch

Thoughts and Prayers Calypso Tempting Plum

One of the recent trends is to use embossing folders as stamps to create backgrounds for your projects. This week's Technique Challenge [TLC482] on Splitcoaststampers was to use this technique. I used the Petals-a-Plenty TIEF and some Tim Holtz Distress Stains (Fired Brick, Faded Jeans and Dusty Concord) with Watercolor Paper. An image from Thoughts… Continue reading Thoughts and Prayers Calypso Tempting Plum

Banners Framelits · Bitty Banners Framelits · Christmas · Come to Bethlehem · Dry Embossing · Faux Letterpress · Hardwood · Holiday Ornaments Framelits · Petals-a-Plenty TIEF · Woodgrain TIEF

Hardwood Ornament Real Sugar

Here is my last Christmas card for the month. I used the faux letterpress technique with Encore Metallic Gold ink and the Petals-a-Plenty TIEF. The embossed piece was then used to cut out an ornament with the Holiday Ornaments Framelits [still available in the Carry Over list]. The base cardstock of Real Red was stamped… Continue reading Hardwood Ornament Real Sugar

Christmas · Deco Labels Framelits · Dry Embossing · Faux Letterpress · Greetings of the Season · Petals-a-Plenty TIEF

Greetings of the Season Washi Sugar

You may think it is too early to start on your Christmas cards, but I have found that by making a few each month, it does not become a massive task at the end of the year. Today's card uses some of the new Watercolor Wonder Designer Washi Tape and the Faux Letterpress technique. Using… Continue reading Greetings of the Season Washi Sugar

Best of Flowers · Birthdays · Dry Embossing · Labels Framelits · Perfectly Penned · Petals-a-Plenty TIEF

Best of Flowers Pirouette Hydrangea

Here is another look at the Best of Flowers Hydrangea. This time I used a base of Soft Suede and added a layer of Pink Pirouette which was stamped with a sentiment from Perfectly Penned and then embossed with the Petals-a-Plenty TIEF. The hydrangea was stamped in Soft Suede on Pink Pirouette and coloured with… Continue reading Best of Flowers Pirouette Hydrangea

Christmas · Greetings of the Season · Northern Flurry TIEF · Perfect Punches · Petals-a-Plenty TIEF · Scallop Circle Punch · Watercolor Winter

Watercolor Winter Gold Embossed

Whilst checking out Pinterest recently, I came across a great technique to emboss in gold on Brushed Gold card stock, and then colour the image with markers. I knew it would work perfectly for Christmas cards. The retired Watercolor Winter images were used for the focal points. The first card features the poinsettias which have… Continue reading Watercolor Winter Gold Embossed

Beautiful Wings Embosslits · Dry Embossing · Felted Cardstock · Happy Greetings · Honeycomb TIEF · Needlepoint Border TIEF · Petals-a-Plenty TIEF · Sassy Salutations · Vintage Verses

Felted Cardstock revisited

I was showing my friend Denise some of my older cards and techniques recently. She really like the Felted Cardstock and wanted to try it out. I haven't used this technique for many years [see my very early post here]. After some searching, she found some beautiful napkins which match Gumball Green and Melon Mambo… Continue reading Felted Cardstock revisited