Friday, October 2, 2015

Friday Challenge Time...


Hey,

Happy Friday.

As you know I had a Summer challenge break and I have been slowly easing myself back in..

One of my fave challenges is Freshly Made Sketches and this week's sketch (#206) and DT inspiration made me rush to my desk to have a play, so I could enter..

Here is the sketch -
I recently bought a set of great stitched flower dies in the Simon Says Stamp Stamptember releases..I love them, but I didn't get a chance to play with them before I left for London.

So I broke them out for this challenge - yes they are NBUS! Initially I was just going with the flowers and a sentiment, but it felt flat, so I got out a Darice spotty embossing folder (it's a strip) and voila! life was breathed into my card.

I loved the outcome so much, I made 3..


A close-up, so you can see the stitched flowers...

Ingredients:
SSS inks 
Papers - American Crafts and Lidl (Lidl is a supermarket in the UK...)
Bling by Michaels
Sentiments by Simon Says Stamp and Paper Smooches.

Hope you all have a great weekend.. Hubby and I are off out with JT's godparents tonight..tomorrow night we are heading out with friends to keep on celebrating my birthday LOL.

Cx


4 comments:

  1. Gorgeous CAS cards and you're right, the embossing folder adds so much interest to your already beautiful cards.

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  2. Such sweet cards! Love those flowers! Loved their blinged centres! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  3. Nice use of the embossing folder man, that is wicked CAS work x

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  4. Love the stitched flowers! And the embossing folder is perfect to tie everything together! Glad you joined us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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