Tuesday, February 23, 2016

De-bossed Daisies for Baby

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This is what I would call a rescue card.
The background started off as a patterned paper that was embossed and then inked - the result was less than pleasing!!


I went to biff it, turned it over, and the pink ink was showing through the de-bossed side.  Perfect!! The only addition was some clear Kindy Glitz to some of the centres.


The focal point is a freebie from Bird's Cards, I painted the words with Inka Gold Gold paint, and coloured the pram/stroller with Prismacolor Pencils.  I was able to die cut the image with a circle die - not a deliberate sizing, but I was very glad it worked perfectly!


Added more clear Kindy Glitz to the dots, 


and mounted it onto the debossed paper, added a lush pink organza ribbon, and then onto the pink base.  
I loved the finished card, despite the rather shaky start.

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32 comments:

  1. so cute!! i love the idea of using the debossed side!!

    lovies, =o) kel

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  2. Brilliant card with the de bossing, gorgeous colours as well.xx{aNNie}

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  3. Lovely the debossed card looks lovely love the big bow
    thanks for joining glitter n sparkle
    Lynne

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  4. Lovely !!!!

    Hugs Bianca Dt-member ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.

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  5. Maxine, this card is adorable... love the embossing and that gorgeous bow!

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  6. The sulution looks great; It has become a beautiful sweet and girly card! Hugs, Gerrina

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  7. Beautiful Maxine. I love that carriage image, and your touch of glitter in the center of the debossed flowers is just lovely! hugs :)

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  8. Rescues often make the best cards Maxine. The debossed background is so delicate and pleasing to the eye. I LOVE the pink bow. Thank you so much for joining our 220th challenge at Word Art Wednesday. Your creation is inspiring and very beautiful. Blessings, Carole

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  9. Don't you love it when a happy accident turns out wonderful! I love this little cutie Maxine - lovely centre panel and the debossed daisies are gorgeous.

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  10. Lovely baby card, Maxine. The embossed bg and organza ribbon are so elegant. Thanks for sharing with Eureka Stamps this week!

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  11. What a sweet baby card ,love the beautiful bow
    Thanks for joining us at Craft-Dee BowZ and good luck
    Tracey

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  12. What a happy accident that background paper turned out to be. That debossed style is very classy!

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  13. This is so pretty - I really like the debossing with the subtle color and glittery centers. How great that not only did you rescue a piece that could have been destined for the trash - but you created a lovey save! Thank you for joining the Eureka challenge this week.

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  14. Maxine, that's so sweet. I love the debossed effect. I used this same daisy embossing folder on a wee make for my wee niece a while back. I must pull it out again, as it's really lovely. Fabulous card. Hugs, Wends x (My wee daisy make is here if you're curious x) http://craftykiwimama.blogspot.co.nz/2015/05/loves-rubberstamps-sensational-sunday.html

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  15. What a fun baby card! The embossed background is beautiful! I love that gorgeous ribbon to finish off the card!

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  16. Very pretty Maxine and a great save

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  17. What a beautiful card! so clever what you did to save it! I LOVE the organza ribbon!!
    xoxo Olga

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  18. This is lovely Maxine - I love that gorgeous image and a great save with the embossing. Your ribbon is beautiful too! {{{hugs}}}

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  19. This is such a pretty card - and a great rescue job!Love the debossing along with the sparkle and shine.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week.
    Lisa x

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  20. What an adorable card! I love the debossing and all the glitter.
    Blessings, Fran

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  21. sweet and wonderful Maxine
    Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.
    Good Luck and hope to see you again

    Greetings Karin DT Coördinator


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  22. Aw, such sweetness, Maxine! Beautiful card - lovely debossing, and wonderful colors! Thanks for joining us in the {Our Crafty Corner Challenge}! Hope to see more of your pretty projects again soon!
    crafty hugs,
    de
    {Creative Smiles}

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  23. I do love how something "dud like" can turn into a bonus dont you Maxine .. very gracious of our LORD to bless us ..
    I pray through my card making too as well baking, and hosts of other things. I was laughed at by someone long time ago.. dont think they understood..
    ...thanks for popping over and for sharing.
    Shaz in Oz.x

    {Shaz in Oz – Calligraphy Cards}

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  24. Beautiful baby card and a very pretty background.

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  25. Lovely debossed card. Thank you for joining us at Our Crafty Corner. Helen DT

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  26. What a cute card!Thanks for joining us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.Good luck and welcome again.Gr.Kaija Dt-member

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  27. So sweet! Thanks for joining us at Crafting from the Heart this week.
    HeatherM

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  28. such a sweet card :)
    Thanks for playing along in the Artistic Inspirations Challenge.
    Hugs,
    Natalie
    INKognito

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  29. Great rescue, and well worth it - a lovely baby card

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  30. What a precious image! Perfectly sweet. <3

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