Close as a Memory · Dry Embossing · Embedded Embossing · Extra Large Oval Punch · Inlaid Embossing · Inspired by Nature · Square Lattice TIEF · Sympathy

Inspired by Nature Olive Suede Sympathy

This sympathy card uses the inlaid or embedded embossing technique. The grass from Inspired by Nature was stamped in Old Olive on a piece of Very Vanilla. Soft Suede card stock was used with the Wide Oval punch and added to the top of the grass. The sentiment from Close As A Memory was stamped… Continue reading Inspired by Nature Olive Suede Sympathy

Birthdays · Forest Friends · Inspired by Nature · Party This Way · Splitcoaststampers Challenge · Sponging

Forest Friends Brown Owl

For this Dare to Get Dirty Splitcoaststampers challenge, I found this cute little retired set in the cupboard. I stamped the tree and the owl from Forest Friends on a piece of Whisper White using Soft Suede and Old Olive. I then added the grass from Inspired by Nature and sponged some Certainly Celery and… Continue reading Forest Friends Brown Owl

Clean and Simple · Dry Embossing · Framed Tulips TIEF · Inspired by Nature · One Layer · Splitcoaststampers Challenge

Poppy Limeade

Another Dare to Get Dirty Splitcoaststampers challenge. I have created a one layer card for this one. Very Vanilla cardstock was put through the Framed Tulips Embossing Folder. All images are from Inspired by Nature. The grass is in Old Olive, the flowers in Lucky Limeade, Poppy Parade and Crumb Cake. Enjoy

Dry Embossing · Embedded Embossing · Inlaid Embossing · Inspired by Nature · Late Night Stampers · Perfectly Penned · Square Lattice TIEF

Embedded Embossing Paisley Petals

Challenge 182 on LateNightStampers is Embedded Embossing. This great technique is where you add cut out pieces to a base piece and then put it through an embossing folder. This technique is often known as Inlaid Embossing. Usually you would stamp images, cut them out and add them. Today I thought I would try something… Continue reading Embedded Embossing Paisley Petals

Birthdays · Embossed Frame · Inspired by Nature

Stamping in the Die

A recent Splitcoaststampers challenge was to 'Stamp in the Die'. Basically, cut out the cardstock with a die, leave the die in place and stamp. This will ensure that the die creates a frame for the image. I have used Inspired by Nature - both the flowers and the grass to create my sample. It… Continue reading Stamping in the Die

Inspired by Nature · Scallop Trim Border Punch

Heat Embossing

Heat Embossing is one of those great, simple techniques that often get overlooked. You think about using it, and then say, it's too much effort. But as soon as you get out the heat gun, you say, why didn't I do that before? It takes no time and gives a great finish. I finally got… Continue reading Heat Embossing