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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Sweet Birthday Wishes - Embossing at International Art & Soul

Our theme this fortnight at the International Art & Soul Challenge is Embossing. One of my favorite themes! I decided to focus on dry embossing, to showcase some of the lovely Core'Dinations Whitewash paper collection. A nail file was all I needed to bring out the color.


The "candles" are popped up with foam tape, so all the elements end up being a bit popped up. I used circle dies to create the shaker from foam, scrap plastic, and patterned paper. I used a cupcake embossing folder to create the indentation on the top piece of acetate. The back of it is also clear, but I added another cupcake that I "stamped" with the same folder & green ink & colored with Copics.

http://conniecancrop.blogspot.com/2017/02/connie-can-crop-monthly-challenge-56.html
Inspiration/Challenges:
Connie Can Crop #56: Sketch
Deep Ocean Challenge #150: Dots and/or Stripes
Southern Girls # 155: Pop It Up With Foam


Update: This was chosen as a Top 3 Pick for Connie Can Crop's Sketch Challenge!
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10 comments:

Hazel said...

A beautiful card and lots of lovely papers - stripes AND spots, love them. You've also reminded me about my Core-dinations paper that I keep forgetting I've got in my stash. lol Hazel x

Mimi said...

Awesome CG, love the way your cupcake is so dimensional and fab embossing with coloured dots :) :) :) big hugs, Jane xxxx

sue k said...

Beautiful shaker card, great colors and wonderful take on the sketch. Thank you for joining us at Connie Can Crop.

Sue - Connie Can Crop DT
http://suek86401.blogspot.com/

Connie Wallenbrock said...

I LOVE that you made those strips candles!! So clever! And a shaker card to boot! LOVE it!! Thanks so much for joining us at Connie Can Crop! Scrappy hugs, Connie

Karen Oliver said...

What a lovely card, it has a really shabby chic feel to it. Love the look of that paper too. Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls.

Katydid Cards said...

Well this is just adorable. Such a clever interpretation of the sketch! Thank you so much for joining us at Connie Can Crop's monthly challenge. Good luck!

Angela Corcoran said...

Beautiful card! I love the design, the cupcake looks delicious and you picked out fabulous colors! Thanks for joining us at Connie can Crop from her monthly challenge!

Josephine said...

Oh, this is lovely!

Veronica Tovar said...

I really love the shaker embellishment you used and your take on Connie's sketch. Great job. TFS and for joining Connie Can Crop "Sketch" challenge. Good luck.

Marji Franklin said...

I love your take on this sketch! Your card is beautiful! I'm so glad you joined us at connie Can crop!
Marji DT