Sunday, June 6, 2021

Embossed Dahlias

      I'm still trying new things but this time with an old, tried and true technique - heat embossing.  After all the hundreds of times I've done heat embossing, I still love it.  Nothing else gives the instant gratification of watching the embossing powder change from dull and grainy to shiny and smooth.  :-D  

     The dahlias in the focal image were recycled from an old birthday card (which was partially eaten by the felines before being rescued!) and I have no idea what company made or sold the digital image but I die cut it with an Unbranded die, then inked it by hand with a Versamark pen (not all that easy to do.)  I added sparkly EP  from my stash and heated it until it turned shiny.

     The sentiment was stamped with a rubber stamp (maker unknown) and cut with an Avery Elle die, then matted with a tiny scrap of the leftover CS after die cutting the image.  The dp is a scrap from Colorbok and everything is mounted onto a light pink card base.  The photo doesn't do justice to the sparkle and texture of the 'real life' dahlias!


     Challenges:

     Happy Crafting.  NanaConnie

8 comments:

brenda said...

A pretty floral creation with the sparkly EP, many thanks for sharing and joining in our 'I love.....' theme at Stamping Sensations challenge.

B x

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

Stunning effect Connie, beautiful image, die, and paper, love the colour mix.
Faith x

Julie Odil said...

Oh, NC! These are fantastic! I'm so glad I stopped by for a visit! (now, here's the DT hat). Thanks so much for joining us this time at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends. Julie, DT member

Lisa Bird said...

Beautiful card and sentiment. Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments Challenge Blog
Best Wishes Lisa xx
craftycard-designs.co.uk

CraftyGirl said...

I am very glad you joined us this week at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog. I hope you had a fantastic time!!! See you back very soon to play in another amazing challenge. :)

TTFN,

CraftyGirl
craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Design Team Member

Liliane Carvalho said...

Somos vizinhas no Stamping Sensation e passei para deixar um oi e dizer que amei seu cartão. Abraços.

Tracy said...

Fab creation, thanks for joining Stamping Sensations, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

MeSi said...

Beautiful card. Thank you for sharing at Polkadoodles Craft Challenge. Hope to see you again!
Merja DT