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Thursday, September 23, 2010

SISC28 - Show 'em Who's Emboss!

We're having a really fun challenge over on the StampInsanity blog this week - embossing! It can be wet or dry embossing. I don't wet emboss much anymore so I had fun digging into my embossing powder for this card. I also had a little fun with some eyelets and ribbon. I thought it would work well to lace up some ribbon on the card to reflect the lacing on her bodice. I had fun doing it and I hope you like it.

I printed the StampInsanity image (that you can buy HERE) on cream paper but wanted to tone down the brightness even further so I used my blending tool to sponge on some back ink around the image. The black paper was dry embossed and then wet embossed using Kaleidoscope embossing powder. I believe the DP is Bo Bunny but I'm not positive. I used silver eyelets and black ribbon from Michael's. The image is colored with Copics.

Get out your embossing folders and powders and join us this week!

Copic colors:
Black hair and heart - C9, C7, C5
Turquoise hair and clothes - BG13, BG11, BG09
Skin - E11, E00, E000, R20

Thanks for visiting!

4 comments:

Beth said...

I LOVE this, Jules! So creative - and I LOVE the eyelets and ribbon mimicking the bodice of her dress! Great job! :)

Dora said...

Hi, this is sooo sweet, I love the colours you used, lovely and yes the lace on the card matches perfectly with her bodice. . . love it. I've only tried wet embossing once, and well I didn't get such a nice result he he but I'll have to try that one again!! xx

margie c said...

This one is my fave! I LOVE what you did! The embossing is gorgeous! and the ribbon and eyelets, to-die-for! Stunning card, Julia!!!
hugs, margie

Jen said...

I love this card and the color ROCKS!!!! I so love your work....where do you get these stamps from? I would love to learn how to color these. Awesome job!!! I'm so excited to have found your blog. I would love for you to stop by and visit mine sometime. jennyscards.blogspot.com

Hugs,jen