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Wednesday, October 19, 2011


Hey there, this is my second post for today.  I'm showing another Hope You Can Cling To challenge card for the Splitcoast Stampers card drive for breast cancer patients and their families.  I'm combining two different SCS challenges for this one:  a sketch, SC355, and Deb's, Give 'em a Squeeze! challenge. She wants us to give our paper a squeeze by dry embossing an element on our card.

I tell you what...this card was stinkin' easy!  I love the sketch and embossing together and the tree image from Our Craft Lounge's Winter Wishes colored up so quick!  Three different embossing folders were used.  The big snowflake panel was double embossed. 

After it was dry embossed, a brayer was inked with VersaMark and gently ran over the top.  While it was tacky, Heat and Stick powder was sprinkled on it, heat set, Crafty Sparkles was sprinkled on and heat set one last time.  The main image was stamped on white card stock then colored with Copic markers.  Ribbon from my stash was used to tie a bow and the image was popped up on foam. 

Stickles were applied to the snowy areas of the trees.  Guess that's about it.  Seriously love how easy this card was!

Copic coloring:

Image:  B02, B00, BG10, 0

This project includes the following challenges:

Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog ~ Any Sentiment with a Winter Theme
Crazy 4 Challenges ~ Upcoming Holiday and Incorporate Heat Embossing
Creative Inspirations Wedsnesday's Challenge Blog ~ Monochromatic
Ooh La La Creations Challenges ~ Let it Snow
The Crafty Pad Designs Challenge Blog ~ Monochromatic

Thanks for stopping by!

STAMPS:  OCL Winter Wishes
PAPER:  Neenah Solar White
INK:  Memento Tuxedo Black; VersaMark
ACCESSORIES:  Big Shot; three Sizzix embossing folders; brayer; SU Heat and Stick Powder; OCL Cosmo Crystals Crafty Sparkles; heat tool; wired ribbon from my stash; Stamp-a-ma-jig; Star Dust Stickles; ribbon from my stash; SU Dimensionals; adhesive
SIZE OF FINISHED PROJECT:  A2 (4 1/4" x 5 1/2")


Diane said...

A lovely card Tammie !!

thanks for joining us this week at The Crafty Pad !!

hugs Diane xx

Michelle B. said...

Wonderful techniques and I love the bright color! Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments!

Debbie said...

Beautiful card and detail. :)
Thanks for sharing with us at The Crafty Pad challenge this week. :)


Beate said...

Hugs and smiles

NGCARDS said...

This is a brilliant card, thanks for joining in with our Monochrome Challenge this week at Creative Inspiration's Wednesday's Challenge Blog! xxx

Aunty Sue said...

Oh just loving this a fab traditional card. Thanks for sharing at Creative Inspirations this week. xxx

Dragonlady said...

So very effective. Thank you for playing at Aud Sentiments.

Hugs Ali x

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What a beautiful card you have made. Thank you for taking part in the Aud Sentiments Challenge this fortnight and I wish you the best of luck in the draw. Best wishes, Kym (Aud Sentiments Design Team Member) xxx

chilli pip said...

Lovely card it certainly doesnt look easy as you say. Thanks for joining in at ooh-la-la

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