Saturday, 20 August 2011

I Set My Own Challenge

CAS-ual Fridays challenge week is to:

  Create a Clean And Simple project that features embossing--
dry embossing, embossing folders, or heat set embossing.

I decided to add my own challenge in making my card.   I wanted only to use dry embossing  - no stamping! I have a number of embossing folders that I haven't used and this was a great opportunity to give three of them their first airing.

 
Unusually for me, I chose a white DL card for the base.  I rarely use this size but I am now warming to it.  The silver card used for the embossing came from a DCWV Metallic Stack that I bought cheaply at Hobbycraft. It has a linen texture which, unfortunately, doesn't show in the pic.



Resources:
Craft Concepts- Dandelion Whisper
Happy Birthday - Papermania
Stampin' Up/ Sizzix Embossing Folder
silver ribbon

6 comments:

Nicole Pierre said...

This is so elegant, and I can *just* make out the linen texture. Gorgeous!

Suze Bain said...

Wow, great embossing and it looks fab all done in the silver. xx

Suzanne Russell said...

Wow! What a beautiful card and excellent contribution to the challenge. Thanks for the inspiration!

Jenny said...

What an amazing effect on the silver card! Love the EF too :)
Jenny x

Michele Gross said...

Beautiful! I love the shimmer from that cardstock :) Glad you played with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

Laura Davis said...

Oooohhh love the shimmer, great work!
Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!
Laura

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