Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Embossing with Sweet Stamps

It's time for another Sweet Stamps Challenge!!

This week's challenge is Embossing.  Either heat or dry. 

Make sure to join us on the Sweet Stamps blog, we'd love to see what you create. You have a chance at winning $20 to purchase some "sweet" things of your own!!   There's plenty of great stamps and other things to choose from!  Don't miss your chance at winning. 

Here's my creation, in which I decided to do both heat and dry embossing:
 I used the stamp set "Fancy Flowers Set #2" for this card, another fun stamp set from Sweet Stamps!  You can do some many different things with this set.  The "Smile" sentiment is also from Sweet Stamps.

I stamped each flower a few times with black pigment ink and then embossed them with black embossing powder.  I then cut them out and layered them.

I used Creative Inspirations Paint to add shimmer to pieces of them as well.  I just love the added shimmer.  I used Rose Quartz, Green Olive, Buttercup and Sky Blue.

I used two embossing folders from Sweet Stamps for some dry embossing, Spots and Daisy & Swirl.  I lightly used an ink pad on top of the Daisy & Swirl embossed paper to add color.

I finished the card off by using Dark Purple and Silver Rhinestones.

Make sure to check out all the other lovely creations from the other DT members!

Have a great day!




Kaboodle Doodles: Floral Showcase
Happileigh Scrappin: Embossing


Dawnll said...

Love the use of shimmer on these flowers- makes the embossing pop.
What a great project this week at
Sweet Stamps Challenge
Have a sweet week.

Posh Cat Crafts said...

A really lush card this week Kendra loving all those bright flowers. Really picked me up after a long day at work and reminded me that summer is also here..

Jeannie from PolkaCabana.wordpress.com said...

Kendra, Every week I see a card that makes me want to say "I QUIT" This week it is your card. How gorgeous! I could no sooner make that than I could a fancy gourmet meal! Lovely and perfect!

jonim52 said...

Kendra the flowers really stand out, love the colors and the embossing.

Happileigh Scrappin' said...

Great card, fantabulous use of the flower stamps. Thanks for joining us at Happileigh Scrappin' this week.

Georgia Ehrmann said...

So very pretty! I love the summer feel to it! Thanks for playing at Happileigh Scrappin' this week!

Jacqueline L. Challiss Hill said...

Wow! You are really good at trimming out things so close! I do not have the patience for that. Really adorable and fun card. I also love the shimmer!

Jacki Randolph said...

awww Kendra, what a fun and cheerful card!! Love it!

Wanted to extend my apologies for not being by to see your cards the past couple of weeks, blogger wasn't playing nice and I couldn't comment on anything or anyone's blogs!!

Bonnie Brown said...

Kendra Love your card!! That is so great how you layered the flowers and love the diagonal stripe!!