Friday, June 15, 2007

Friday's dare

I just love these dares which I can incorporate into an order. Today it was Lythan's turn to set the dare and here is what she had to say

here is a nice broad theme to get your creative juices flowing.
Embossing.Dry embossing with a light box or with a die cutting machine.Using embossing powders or triple embossing.Using pre-embossed papers.Embossing with found items.Just have fun playing!And as I can't resist being a little (em)bossy - why not see if you can get more than one emboss technique on your card?
This is a scan of the card so the detail can be seen clearly. Below is the photo of the whole card.

I have used the Stylized Flowers embossing plate by Cuttlebug. These are brilliant. The detail is perfect and they give a really deep emboss. The large flower stamp is by Anita's and has been stamped with a Versamark pad and embossed with silver powder. They have been mounted onto the card using paper flowers and brads. The actual card is a very pale lilac almost grey stardream card and has a lovely shimmer to it. The backing papers are from one of the new Mat Stacks by K & Co.

This is the first time I have ever made an accordion card and I am really pleased with it. :)


22 comments:

Lythan said...

Loving this accordian card, it is a really sophisticated look. And i can feel my resolve not to get any cuttlebug folders weakening rapidly...

Hazel said...

You've used everything to such good effect, Jackie. I've got that cuttlebug embossing plate and I love it - so versatile.

Kaz said...

Thats a beautiful card and the embossing is great.

Kathy said...

Wow, what a special card Jackie. I'm so impressed with these embossing folders, the results are so good and all the cards I've seen using them are fab.

Obviously I need a cuttlebug....

Angelnorth said...

These are both lovely Jackie. The accordian card is beautiful, lovely soft colours and it's come together really well.

I'm waiting (im)patiently for my order of CB folders and that one is amongst them!

done by den said...

This is simply divine, I really must practice my own ebossing techniques....Den

manicstamper said...

Absolutely gorgeous card Jackie

Sarah said...

Beautiful card! love the soft colours you have used!

stamp and scrape said...

Really lovely card!
Ros

Rachael said...

This is a beautiful card and another embossing folder goes onto my list!! Lol
x

Gillian Hamilton said...

Oh Jackie, this card is LOVELY!!!
Accordian cards are always received with great joy, because it's obvious the amount of work cardmakers put into them... and this one is just GORGEOUS! well done!

Rosie said...

Beautiful!

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Rosie

Patsy Jackson said...

What a beautiful card - so soft and pretty! The embossing is fab - really wish I had a cuttlebug!

Paula said...

Really stylish cards. I love the cuttlebug embossing.
I have a Big Shot & they have embossing folders, perhaps ought to see what they have!!

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

This is beautiful Jackie.

Rein said...

This is so soft and verry pretty!

Dolly Mixtures said...

Love the way this card opens and the really classy embossed design. Lovely! Angela

Enidan said...

WoW! What a wonderful card!

Gillian said...

beautiful and delicate cards :)

Jane's Crafty Creations said...

Fabulous cuttlebug cards ... fantastic, superb, and I would be only too pleased to receive one of those.

Love
Jane xx

Frog said...

Wow Jackie they are gorgeous well done mate.

Andrea xx

Louly said...

Really pretty. Great work