Tuesday, September 9, 2014

MIM #179: Emboss Resist Using Diecuts & Curtain Call - Lovely Leaves


Laura Bassen shows us how to create a background by 
using our die cuts,
and emboss resisting them.

As families go, I am blessed with a large one.
I love using challenges to create the various cards I make 
for each member of my family.
During the holiday season there are 9 birthdays, not to mention 
anniversaries and other special events,
like Christmas!
This is a card I've made for a DIL, which always throws
me, as it comes just after Christmas.


Started with the Cover Plate: Center Stage.
Emboss resisted with white, using 4 inks to add color:
Aqua Mist, Hawaiian Shores, Spring Mist & Blueberry Sky.
The thin white frame is a piece saved from the Deco Frame Die.
The Leaves are Leaf Prints & die cut from Vellum.
Lots of fun embossing powders create the shimmer.
 Stylish Sentiments: Birthday
All mounted on Shimmer card stock.
One down, 8 to go!

12 comments:

  1. Very pretty and delicate,Nancy,

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  2. Awesome job! Love the embossed sentiment too!

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  3. This is beautiful. What a great technique.

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  4. So pretty! Beautiful wintry look! Your DIL is sure to love this!! Thanks for sharing with us at the Curtain Call!

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  5. Oh Nancy...I just LOVE coming to your blog and seeing what wonderful ideas you've come up with! This card is just SO beautiful! I love the colors you chose for your background and the embossed leaves are stunning! And the bells just make me smile! Your DIL is going to love this card!!! :0)

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  6. Pretty Card, great choice of colors!

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  7. Another fabulous work of art, Nancy! You definitely have the "Midas Touch". All your creations are like gold! There's just so many elements about this card that I love. The bells are priceless!

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  8. My birthday is the day after Christmas and I love getting cards that acknowledge the season in some way. This is total sparkly goodness. Fabulous.

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  9. Love the sparkl-y leaves and winter-y look!

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  10. Nancy this is a beautiful show stopper! Oh my goodness this is gorgeous! I love the shimmer,I had to go out and buy some after your MM card! Love big families !

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