Thursday, 20 September 2012

Simon Says........Emboss It !

This week the challenge is ...........

EMBOSS IT ............ heat and/or dry 

This week we are asked to either Hot or Dry embossing - in my usual 'wishy washy' way I coundn't make my mind up - so - I decided to both together!! A bit of an experiment - I used white so sadly it doesn't photograph too well but it looks beautiful in Real Life especially with snowflakes. I shall certainly do it again and dry a colour.

My image is sweet Pia by Sarah Kay and coloured with  Copics and cut with Spellbinders Classic Ovals and Classic scallops.
I use a Cuttlebug with the Textile embossing folder - I used Stampendous Gloss embossing ink with a use a Ranger Brayer and then coated it with pearl Perfect Pearls Pastels.
The background paper is Dear Lizzy Neapolitan which I punched the top and bottom edges with  Martha Stewart and added them with Simplicity Lace
I used a variety of flowers which were used the Gloss embossing ink to the dauber with  the Stampendous Glitter kit.
I added a Maya Road Trinket Pin with a bow.
I now must add on my wish list a Acrylic Blocks - the state of mine are disgusting!!!



As always Heidi will be giving away $50 voucher to shop at the fabulous Simon Says Stamp Store!

Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog

We look forward to 


Moni said...

Waw another stunning card, fab colour combo. Love the cute image. Hugs,moni

Anonymous said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE that image Heather!! Gorgeous coloring and such a stunning design as well!! :)

Desire Fourie said...

Heather this is so beautifully designed. The colours and embellishments work so well together. Wishing you a fab Wednesday.
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Lorraine A said...

Oh my goodness Heather :-) I have spent ages admiring this card and looking really closely at all the details ,, so very pretty ! LOVE it !!

The gloss embossing ink looks really interesting ,, will be adding that to my wish list :-)

Lols x x x

Lorraine A said...

p.s , the first store logo at the top of your post has lost its linky :-) XX

Lisa Carroll said...

GORGEOUS, Heather! Your coloring is incredible! Love the flowers, too. :)

Paula (PEP) said...

Super the way that lace picks up on the frilly dress edging. Very effective with the double embossing - even more so I think because you've used white: it's subtle & not in your face.
Paula (PEP)

Riet said...

So wonderful card,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers and the details.

Hugs Riet.xx

Chrissy said...

So pretty Heather, gorgeous image and colouring, love the embossed panel and details..beautiful.


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Gorgeous card, Heather! I really love this sweet stamp & the touches of lace are perfect!

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Lin said...

What a sweet image, Heather, and love these girly pinks and flowers!

downrightcrafty said...

so soft and pretty so girlie and love the dry embossed panel really works so well behind her, love your floral spray too a great compliment
Hugs Kate xx

Kjersti said...

What an adorable creation Heather! Beautiful colours and a sweet image - love that little girl with her ragdoll, beautiful coloured too!
Have a nice week!
Hugs Kjersti:)

Sarah J. Moerman said...

Gorgeous card!!! LOVE the double embossing and sweet image!

Helga said...

Wonderful romantic card. Fabulous colored - all the details are perfect. Love Sarah Kay so much !
Hugs Helga

Jingle said...

SUCH a pretty card!

Jacqui P said...

Oh Wow Heather this is just soo beautiful! I always love the way you put your cards together and that embossing shows up just fine and looks sooo gorgeous and expensive!! perfect!!
Jacqui x

Grenouille Greetings said...

A beautiful image, beautifully coloured and I love the design elements of this card right down to the pretty little pin just tucked into your bow! Hugs, Lesley

debby4000 said...

Oh WOW Heather this is absolutely gorgeous.

Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Just stunning Heather!! Absolutely gorgeous!!


Ellen said...

So soft and pretty! beautiful details! Had to pin it!

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