Using Ovals in Black, White and Silver

Anything Goes Embossing With a Twist of THANKS

Having seen a post on Pinterest featuring a card similar to this one, I was intrigued to see if I could make my own version. The challenge was in figuring out how it was done, because the post is not attributed to anything in particular so no instructions or guidance. I thought about it for a while and decided to try die cutting and layering. I used the die negative sections and layered from there. I tried paper piecing but couldn’t get the look I wanted that way. Anyway the card base is black and is a funny size because I did the layers first and then cut the card to fit the finished part. The final oval is one of the die cuts that I stamped in black and added a bit sparkle to using Sakura glitter pens. The embossed layer uses a new SSS snowflake folder that I really like. Before I embossed it I had die cut the center and I added this layer before adding the image oval. The poinsettias are stamped and heat embossed in silver then die cut and glued together with a sparkly silver center to each. I also curved some of the leaves a bit for a more realistic look. The leaves were stamped and fussy cut as there is no die for them in the set, which is a last year’s StampinUp Christmas set. I’m really pleased with how this turned out and it am entering it into the CYHTP challenge. I hope you’ve all recovered from your Thanksgiving festivities and that you are enjoying a nice weekend. Thanks for stopping by.

11 thoughts on “Using Ovals in Black, White and Silver

  1. Pretty stamped scene and intriguing concept with the layered ovals. The snowflake embossed panel and that lovely cascade of silver flowers in lovely.

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