Sunday, February 12, 2012

OWH VCMP Challenge #13: Embossing & Sketch #108

Hello again crafters! So this is my third post for today. If you missed the others click here and here to see them.

This is the last challenge in Operation Write Home’s* VCMP. It is Challenge #13: Embossing. I also used the Stars and Stamps sketch to make this card: Sketch Challenge #108.

I decided to try CAS again and went white-on-white:

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The off-white paper is from Recollections and it has a shimmery finish to it. I used Cuttlebug embossing folders on each of the three strips. The white BG is scored using my scoring board, but I left the bottom right corner un-scored so I could stamp it.

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The stamps are from Rubber Stamp Tapestry’s stamp set: Vintage Crochet. I only used the peg stamps from the set for this card. The “just for you” and “Mom” stamps are also from RST.

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Does this heart look familiar? Yep it is the Hero Arts heart stamp. I heat embossed it and then cut it out.  I decided I wanted it to look more like a piece of jewelry so I embossed it front and back a few more times….until I got it to look like I wanted it to.

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I added a piece of ribbon, OH, almost forgot I used a corner shaper to round two corners and all done!

In addition to the OWH challenge, this card is also for:

Here is the sketch for Sketch Challenge #108

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Mynnette’s Spread the L-O-V-E challenge since this will be sent to our troops and will make it’s way home to a friend or loved one.

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And, OWH Mother’s Day Challenge:

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*Operation Write Home: Supporting our nation's armed forces by sending blank handmade greeting cards to write home on, as well as cards of gratitude to encourage them.

I hope you enjoyed reading about my card. Thank you for following me through the VCMP. This was my first EVER and was a lot of fun. I hope you enjoyed the journey with me. Please leave some love for me tonight!

hugs,

Ellen

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STAMPS

PAPER – Recollections card stock

INK

  • VersaColor
    • Olive
    • Peony

TOOLS

  • Cuttlebug embossing folders
  • Big Shot
  • Score board
  • Heat embossing tool
  • Gold embossing powder
  • EK Tools corner rounder

ACCESSORIES

  • Peony satin ribbon
  • MyShabbyBlogsDividerH_thumb_thumb_th

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