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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Emboss It!!!!

We had some stunning entries with Nikki's Ink It!!! Challenge over at Craft Room Challenge. I don't envy her the job of picking her Top 3!!! For our next challenge Esther is asking us to Emboss it!!! You could wet or dry emboss, and the DT team have come up with some great embossing pieces. We have the generous sponsor of Stamp Addicts for this challenge, the winner will receive a 10 pound gift voucher to spend- Whoo Hoo- you will be spoilt for choice, they have such a big selection to chose from.
I had so many ideas running round in my head for this challenge, I could hardly chose, my final piece came out nothing like I thought, but I love it anyway.
I haven't used the cracked glass technique for so long, and it's such fun, and creates such a cool vintage look to your stamping. I put about 5 layers of ordinary clear embossing powder, then popped the whole thing in the freezer for 10 minutes, and then cracked the embossing, and sponged with a darker ink to highlight the cracks. I hope you can see that ok, it proved to be a bit tricky to get a photo of.

 Stamp set: SU Lovely as a Tree
I'm entering this card into the following challenge: Fashionable Stamping Challenges Embossing
 Have a great week and I can't wait to see what you all come up, and have some fun :-)

 Debi x

12 comments:

Ellie said...

A fantastic creation with great details!

Thanks for joining us at the Fashionable Stamping challenges !!
xxx Ellie xxx

hazel said...

Fabulous Debi. I love your cracked glass image, it's a technique I haven't done for a long time either.
xxx Hazel.

Terry said...

One of my favorites stamp sets! Love the embossed leaves with that lovely tree! Beautiful! Thank you again for joining us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Just a fabulous card, great details.
Thanks for joining us on FSC this fortnight.

Maria said...

This is gorgeous Debi, I love the style of this and your embossing is fabulous. I've never tried putting it in the freezer (but will now!)

Maria x

Zoe Sanderson said...

This is just beautiful Debi XOXO Zoe

Suzanne Brookfield said...

Debi...wonderful embossing on a lovely card. Suzanne x

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Hi Debi,
gorgeous green, naturally fabulous card;-))m

craft-roomjulia said...

So beautiful Debi, lovely embossing and the colour choice is perfect. Julia xxxx

Ephemera said...

Hi Debi, your card is gorgeous, beautifully stamped and perfect for our current challenge at FSC. Thanks for sharing it with us. xx

Lynne Moncrieff said...

Hi Debi
A beautifully stamped card. Cracked glass is such a fun technique.
Thank you for sharing with us at FSC.
Wishes
Lynne

Melissa said...

A lovely card Debi, and cracked glass is one of my fave techniques, you have done a beautiful job xx