Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Dry Embossing Takes the Spotlight

Hello Dreamers!
How is your week going?  Keeping busy here.   Making a few cards.  Mowed the lawn today too.   Now that I have that out of the way, I have more time to make cards.....
The projects today, feature dry embossing.  The embossing really sets the tone for the card.  On the first card, I added some paper flowers and a little bee.  The second card is all dry embossing with a little bee.  

Stamps: DRS Designs Sentiment on inside of card One-Not Some Junk
Inks: Vintage Photo, Forest Moss, and Mustard Seed Distress inks
CS: Cream, white, tan, brown,and yellow
Paper Flowers
3-D Bee stickers: K & Company
Embossing folders: Paisley - Cuttlebug; Flower - Darice


  • Make two A2 cards from tan and yellow CS
  • Layer the tan card with brown CS
  • Dry emboss  cream and white CS
  • Highlight the dry embossing with Distress ink
  • Add layers of paper flowers to the Paisley card and a bee to both cards
  • Stamp this fun sentiment on the inside of the cards


Card Two:

*********** Challenges for "Dry embossing take the spotlight":

DRS Designs: color challenge
Craft-Dee Bow: anything goes with a bow
Dream Valley Challenge: flowers
Through the purple haze: anything goes
Allsorts: bright sun shiny colors
Aloha Friday: in the garden

Well, I should go and finish up the soup I am making for dinner.   I have to add a few more things.   Enjoy your evening!!   See you next time.  Love ya.


  1. Karen, your flower cards are lovely!! I especially love the layered flowers on your 1st card.Thanks for joining us at the Craft-Dee BowZ challenge this month. Join us again soon. Hugs, Barbara

  2. Hi Karen, Your card is so classy, I love the colours & layout.....
    Thank you for joining in our challenge TTPH, Good luck x
    Sylvia DT x

  3. Very elegant card.....very classy..

    Fiona DT

  4. This is certainly full of sunshine Karen, super bright and happy.

    Thanks so much for joining in my Sunshiny colours theme at Allsorts challenge this week.

    B x

  5. Cards featuring bees always make me happy! I love 'em, they're always so cheerful :) Wonderful embossing too. Thanks for playing along at DRS Designs!

  6. These are very pretty cards. Love the embossing techniques you used. Thanks for joining the fun at DRS Designs this week!

  7. very elegant card I love it thanks for joining us at TTPH

    Jacqui DT

  8. Thanks for joining us at allsorts Tracy x

  9. Great card thank you for joining us at Kittybees with our in the garden challenge Hugs Tania (DT)xx

  10. Gorgeous card love the dry embossing!! thanks so much for joining us at Craft-dee Bowz join us next month for another fun challenge!!


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