As I mentioned in a previous post......An older gentleman from the area really likes the cards I make, and recently placed an order for twenty-four of my handmade creations. I'm planning to make four each of six different designs. They all have to be fairly flat for mailing (so as to not cost him extra postage), and fairly simple in design (so as to not take me forever to create in multiples). Today I'm sharing the design of the fourth set with you... (Click to view Set #1 and Set #2 and Set #3)
BTW -- I'm probably the last person on earth to figure this out but.... here's a tip for heat embossing vellum without causing it to wrinkle: Heat it from the reverse side! Yep, it's just that simple.....and I can't believe I just learned that last week!!
Supplies and Tools:
- 3D Botanical Embossing Folder (Sizzix - Tim Holtz)
- Broken China Distress Oxide (Ranger)
- Mini Brayer
- Oakberry Lane Blossoms Cling Stamp Set (Heartfelt Creations)
- Oakberry Lane Blossoms Dies (Heartfelt Creations)
- Album Tags and Accents Die (Heartfelt Creations)
- Bible Journaling Stamps (American Crafts)
- Versamark Watermark Ink
- White Embossing Powder
- Eyelet Lace Border Punch (Martha Stewart)
- Scoring Board (Martha Stewart)
- Mini Pearls
Simon Says - Anything Goes
Little Red Wagon - Everything's coming up....flowers
As you like - Flower or ribbon
(definitely flowers -- they're my go-to for embellishments)
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes
Stamping Sensations - April Showers bring May Flowers
What a gorgeous embossing folder! Thanks for the inspiration, as I have not made vellum flowers before. I think once I try, I might be hooked!
This is absolutely gorgeous, Esther. And what a fabulous idea to create more than just one at a time. Hey, while you're at it......right? Great job, as always, and thanks so much for sharing with us.
Word Art Wednesday
Beautiful cards! I adore the colour shading you have done...really elegant!
The are beautiful Esther and what a really effective embossing folder, many thanks for joining in with our 'Spring' theme at Penny Black and More challenge.
I've a horrid feeling I said PB&M there and of course meant Stamping Sensations - had just changed my hat!
Well, Esther, I certain agree with the gentleman, your cards are always beautiful. I love this one, all the texture is just so yummy! Your flowers are just what I had in mind for our challenge. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Little Red Wagon!
Everything about this card is gorgeous! The embossing,the sentiment, the die cuts and those vellum flowers just gorgeous!
I'm sure he is thrilled with his cards! These are beautiful, and the vellum flowers are such a nice touch! Thanks for sharing!
Beautiful! Love the vellum flowers. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon this week. Doni :) (DT)
Hi Esther I am so in love with your vellum flower annndddd
oh wooow your embossing folder so fantastic how can you colored it to be two different MINT color please tell me
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its sooo adorable this set for an Older gentleman...love your set 1, 2, 3, 4 etc..
Wow. what a great embossing. beautiful card have you made.
Thank you for joining at Stamping Sensations challenge.
Wow, gorgeous cards, Esther. Great design and I love the colours. Thank you for joining us at As You Like It. Luv, Wilma
absolutely gorgeous, love the pretty embossing and your flower done in the vellum is so lovely!
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