Thursday, March 17, 2016

White, and Embossed Thanks

Welcome

I taught this technique at my last card class. I saw it used and explained on a blog, and I cannot now remember where. 
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Found it - Thank you Lin, at Sending Hugs.
This is the post I saw it on


It is very easy to get this stunning effect - I cut the stitched rectangle, then embossed the surround before re-inserting the decorated rectangle


The Painted Thanks die is by Simon Says, and I layered it here using two layers of white card and one of patterned paper.  Although it does not show in this photo, there are also two layers of WoS over the pp. 

I had a creative opportunity here, as the rectangle originally was supposed to cut straight, but it wriggled in the cutting machine... so I also skewed the thanks, and it all looked as though it was planned that way to add interest!! 


Once again the gold thread came to the fore, as it is so fine I could use it and was still able to insert the rectangle with no difficulties.  I wrapped it around three time, secured the ends, and added the bow afterwards


The final detail were the three silver sequins - who said gold and silver should not mix??

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(sequins, gold thread and Wink of Stella)

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31 comments:

  1. Beautiful! Love that embossing folder you used Maxine. I've never even thought to do the sentiment die in patterned paper and it really adds so much to the card. LOVE IT!
    Lynn

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  2. Such a lovely card Maxine- love the color combination of red and white. I also loved the new technique that you used here...looks cool! Have a great day! :)
    Suchi xx

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  3. Thus is a beauty and I love how you describe your techniques. Thanks so much for entering at Connie can crop!

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  4. Gorgeous Maxine. great design idea.

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  5. Beautiful CAS-card! Love that you used the patterned paper this way! Hugs, Gerrina

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  6. Brilliant idea...love this die and embossing and the creation looks awesome... {aNNie}

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  7. Mmm have that folder it looks great Maxine, lovethe CAS look here, well done!!! And love how an accident or boohoo, was made to your advantage.
    Have you seen Darnells post today..I just put a link to a new blog hop for April fools day, only for a booboo blog hop...?!!?
    Shaz in Oz.x

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  8. Beautiful Maxine! Love the embossing pattern, and your perfect placement of bling adds just the right amount of flair! hugs :)

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  9. A very elegant card ! Everything is perfect here!
    Happy Day!
    Susi

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  10. So pretty! And thats a great technique you used! Thanks for sharing =) Thanks for entering into Connie Can Crop's monthly challenge!

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  11. Maxine that EF design is so delicate. Make new friends keep the old , one is silver and the other is gold. That is to say I like the insert and the embellishments. Thank you so much for entering your creative and beautiful art in our AG FF challenge.
    Blessings, Carole
    Word Art Wednesday DT Member

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  12. Maxine, this mostly white card with just a touch of color is stunning!

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  13. Beautiful Maxine!! I love the die on the front of your lovely emcvossed card - beautiful contrast in color, too! Blessings!

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  14. Gorgeous card Maxine! great idea! and so elegant!
    xoxo Olga

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  15. I just love this card, the design and techniques used. I so agree, gold and silver do look great together!

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  16. Of course silver and gold should mix. Isn't there a Christmas song about them? Nifty card and nifty technique. I simply have to try this as I owe a card to a friend and she's gaga for these easily duplicated techniques. For once I can one up her!

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  17. Pretty card with great techniques being used!

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  18. Love all that embossed white space, Maxine, and the inlaid die cut!

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  19. Very cool idea to die cut and then emboss and re-insert the die cut area. Also love the die cut sentiment out of Dp. Very pretty!

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  20. Lovely technique and I like the sequins.
    Thanks for playing with us at Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog.
    Good luck, Michelle (DT)

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  21. Lovely, Maxine! The sparkle of the gold thread and sequins adds just the right touch to this sweet, simple design!

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  22. I love that you created the "thanks" from patterned paper. And your embossing folder and paper are perfect for each other! Loving the inlaid die, too! Thanks for entering Connie Can Crop's monthly challenge, Anything Goes. Good Luck!

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  23. Love the embossed background and the simple design to this very pretty card. Thank you for joining our challenge at One Crazy Stamper.

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  24. Fabulous card Maxine, love the tipsy angles, and the pop of colour. I am going to try this inlaid technique myself. CarolG

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  25. Such a lovely card Maxine, I love the embossed white background and the thanks sentiment really stands out.Thanks so much for sharing your creation at
    Anything goes March link-up, Just keep on creating
    Susan xx

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  26. What a gorgeous embossing folder Maxine! Love this card, just gorgeous. Wishing you a beautiful Easter. Hugs, Wends x

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  27. There's something about these white embossed background panels that makes me go gah gah! Gorgeous!!!

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  28. Love the white on white with the bold thanks! Much easier to get this look this way!

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  29. Love the embossing and skew wiff always gives more interest than straight on---Thank you for joining us at CCC Digi Creations
    Carol DT x

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  30. Stunning in it's simplicity, very effective look. Thanks for joining in with the Sisters of Craft Challenge, best wishes, Anne DT.

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  31. This is a fabulous card, a super CAS design.
    Thank you for joining us at Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.
    Pauline
    x
    I have Birthday Candy on my blog if you would like to take a look - http://craftingwithcotnob.blogspot.co.uk/

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