Thursday, February 7, 2013

MCT Designer Challenge-Embossing

Hello! It's Nikki here and it's my turn to pick the Designer Challenge for MyCreativeTime. I have chosen embossing. Either wet or dry...or both! :) For my card I used 3 different embossing folders. I don't know about you, but I have TONS of embossing folders! I am ashamed to say that I rarely use them. Time to stop hoarding, and start using! {can I get an amen?!} Anyhoo, I started by embossing the bottom white layer with a folder from the Preserves set by Cuttlebug. Then I stamped the greeting from the Lots of Love set on a white strip of cardstock. 
I used the Polka Dots Cuttlebug folder above the greeting, and the Quick Kuts Small Polka Dot folder below it. This way you get two different sizes of dots on one strip. To finish off the strip, I flipped it over and scored lines above and below the greeting. And as a final touch, I added the hearts that I cut with the Stitch Heart Layering dies. A super simple card, but with lots of fun texture. :)

Be sure to pop over to MyCreativeTime to play along with the challenge! 

Nikki

p.s. I wish I could have gotten better photo's, but it's yucky outside. :( Really looks nicer in real life. 


20 comments:

  1. Oooh, these embossed patterns are beautiful together. Love the colors peeking through as well.

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  2. Love all the different embossing you selected. this looks so great.

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  3. Oh my this is sooo PRETTY Nikki!great embossing my friend,Have a great day!!!!:)

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  4. So pretty...love the embossing!! Lee-Ann :)

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  5. Such a pretty card! I love that you used different embossing folders...great way to get lots of texture!

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  6. Love your combining so many embossing folders. It really looks nice.

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  7. This is so pretty. Love all the embossing.

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  8. The multiple use of embossing folders makes this card stand out!

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  9. Such a simple card but oh so pretty with the embossing. Like the two different polka dots on the one strip.

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  10. You have made a perfect example of how simple combinations of embossing can make an awesome interesting beautiful card. Love it.
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  11. I love the combination of embossing and how it makes the white of your CAS stand out.

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  13. I love how you used different embossing folders especially on the same piece of cardstock what a neato idea gosh I'll be giving this a try gosh the possibilities. You know Nikki you just always seem to come up with so much different, unusual and unique you definitely stand out from the pack don't get me wrong everyone of the gals/guys are super talented but you always come up with unique things whether it's stamping, coloring, piecing or dies. I love it all you are genuinely are so stinkin talented but so thankful you do share it all. You're quite the gal.

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  14. This is a beautiful card - very elegant!

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  15. Lovely card. Love the mix of folders.

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  16. Love all the embossing! And the pretty little hearts! TFS

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  17. Nikki ~ AMEN! LOL! I have so many and seriously FORGET to use them half the time until they are securely on the card! Well you know howI feel you are the Triple "P" and The embossing QUEEN ~ I have all the powders to prove it ~ LOL!
    Anyhoo ! your card is GORGEOUS! LOVE that you did 2 different embossing folders ( must try that) and of course the heat embossing! LOVED this challenge!

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  18. nikki, love the white on white with a splash color!

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  19. Nikki - Big AMEN! I never know what to do with my embossing folders. Great technique that even beginners like me can accomplish. Thanks for the inspiration.
    Sylvia in AZ....

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  20. Very BEAUTIFUL!!Elegant!!Great job on the embossing!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia

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