For those of you who are new to the site, the Friends of Flourishes blog team are bringing you exciting and different challenges each week. Everyone can PLAY and anyone can WIN! Make sure you continue reading to find out how.
In a moment I am going to let you in on something special. Keep reading to find out what!!!! Trust me....you will NOT want to miss this!!!!
This week Betty Wright is hosting
the challenge. I am challenging you to Emboss It!!! There are a lot of different types of embossing options to choose from. In addition, there are many different techniques to combined with embossing. We would love to see what you all create.
Come with me and let's see what the blog team embossed in their creations for you this week!!!!
Up first is our challenge host, Betty Wright. I am using two stamp sets Timeless Quotes and Spring Ephemerals. The quote set is a new release this month. My sentiment is stamped directly to the new vintage Jenni Bowlin mini papers. I am using a few sheets from two packs Black Line and Red/Black Line. I love these vintage papers. For each pattern I chose, I embossed each panel with a similar pattern embossing folder. I think I have a NEW favorite paper!!!! I want them all!!!
Cindy Haffner is up next!! She is showcasing a treat for the eyes for sure!!!! She is using the Birds and Vines set. Love how she has embossed the image in gold onto the label two shape using it as part of a notecard look to fit into the mini envelop. I love the embossed sentiment tag that she has tucked underneath the ribbon, too. Love the layered punch borders and die cut detailing!!!! Great colors and details as always Cindy!!! Just beautiful!!!!
Dee Jackson is sending Easter Blessings with her beautiful card using the newly released Sweet Pea set. She is also using the Easter Blessings set for the sentiment!!!! Gorgeous colors and coloring, Dee!!! Love how she highlighted the dry embossed detailing in the background. Great effect. Love the soft sponging around the main image. Great finishing touch with the bow!!!! Great look, Dee!!!! Lovely card!!!!
Kimberly Crawford is using the Mixed Greetings set on her card!!! She has created a faux mail stack using various mailing envelops. She has tied them all off with some twine. On the top of the faux letter stack she has created the focal image card that she has embossed with the sentiment and mail image in black. The Mixed Greetings set offers some great sentiments, but it also has some terrific images. At the end of the day when you get home and check the mail, there is something to be said about a stack of bills with one pretty card in the bunch!!!! Sort of makes your day!!!! Great card, Kim!!!
Loving this springtime card Silke Ledlow has created for us. She is using the Signs of Spring set. Love her color combo and gatefold card design. Silke used an embossing folder directly to the dp pattern. She masked out the basket in the flowers she used to give the look of flowers on the ground with little chickies running by. She cut those baby chicks out and added dimensionals to create some height and interest. Love the piercing detailing, too!!! Great looking card, Silke!!!
Be sure to check out each designer's blog links for more specific card details.
The Winner for Timeless Tuesday Challenge FTTC7
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Now, it is time for that something special I have been waiting to tell you about!!!! In honor of our embossing challenge, Flourishes is offering all in stock Spellbinder dies on sale today!!!! This sale is only for 24 hours so you must hurry!!!! Click the Flourishes link or the sale button on the right to get straight to the Flourishes Spellbinder page!!!
Now, it is your turn to play in our challenge!!!!
- Anyone can play whether you have Flourishes stamps or not. Of course, if you have Flourishes stamps, by all means, use them.
- Use code word FTTC8 when linking to SCS or public gallery.
- Leave a comment on this post with a link to your creation. Please give a direct link to your blog post so we can see the Flourishes challenge post and not just the generic page. To get the full link, click to read the comments. Another page will open that will have just the one card and your comments. Copy and paste that link here in the comments section. If you use either your blog link or online gallery, please give an active Flourishes Newsletter link.
- You can combine this challenge with as many others as you want.
- The challenge runs from Tuesday, 12:01 am until Monday at 8 pm EST.
- Enjoy yourself!!!
Your Flourishes Friends!!!