E for Embossed x 2

In thinking about this challenge last night I decided that embossing would be the way forward for me. Then this morning I noticed that Global Design has a sketch challenge and I wondered if I could create a card to fit both challenges … I could and I did.


In keeping with the JAI challenge I dry embossed a ‘Crafts Too’ cherry blossom folder on some mirrored cs and repeated that on the card base. I lightly swiped spun sugar ink over the card base for a hint of pink. Then to meet the GDP sketch I cut out the banner from the mirrored piece and glued to card front trying to keep the design consistent across the card. After going through my stamp sets I pulled out one that I vaguely remembered I had and found a stamp for cherry blossom. Stamp from a GKD set called Vogue Vases 2. Using my misti I stamped the image in hickory Smoke and heat embossed clear. That allowed me to use my Inktense pencils to add colour without smearing. Using an oval die I cut my shape added some foam tape and popped onto card front. Initially I forgot to add colour to the edge of the oval so I carefully did that even though already glued down. Taking a sentiment from the same set I stamped in pink and added some pink powder to heat set. Cut that down to correct size and popped up at the bottom. Felt some bling was required so added 3 gems. It isn’t a complicated card and I am really happy with it.

9 thoughts on “E for Embossed x 2

  1. Of course you could and of course you did. This is beautiful! I love how you lined up the embossing on the mirror piece, as well as the base. That gives it a great look with more dimension. You did a beautiful job on it.


  2. E is for Excellent. I love that you found embossing folder and stamp set that completely complimented each other. Lovely card, Johanna.


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