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Sunday, 23 February 2014

Sunday Crafting


I love looking through my stash and scraps to see what I can use up - this sentiment was already stamped and the self-adhesive ribbon is a DCWV one I have had for years!

In particular today I was looking for 'metal'.
 I came across a metallic embossing kit which was a magazine freebie from a year or so ago and also lots of pink and purple metallic cardstock.


So - I embossed a Christmas tree on silver foil and punched it into a scallopped circle.
I matted this onto pink metallic card. I used the same behind the ribbon and the sentiment.
I used an embossing folder on the mauve textured paper and punched another scalloped circle.
I then just assembled the elements, using foam pads to give some dimension.

My starting point was this sketch

 I am hoping Sketch and Stash can recognise the elements!


I am going to link this to






Happy Crafting!



12 comments:

  1. This looks great Susan, with superb metal accents, but you have linked it to one too many challenges for us at LIM where we allow a max of 5 which may be combined!
    Thanks so much
    Chrissie
    "Less is More"

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    1. Sorry and thank you for the information - I must have missed that rule - I will delete the link.

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  2. It's good to see some metal and I love the embossing. Thank you for joining us at CHNC.

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  3. This is just beautiful! I love the colors and the fabulous dry embossing! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT! :) Hugs! Mynn xx

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  4. I really like the shimmer and shine of your metallic elements. Lovely work. Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week!

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  5. Just lovely Susan. I especially like the embossed metal which gives such a luxurious look to the card.
    Thanks for joining in with Sketch N Stash.
    Chrissie xx

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  6. Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with your lovely card - hope to see you again soon. x

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  7. Lots of lovely metal and shine on this beautiful card. Thanks for joining us this week at 52CCT.

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  8. Such a lovely card Susuan, fab colours and textures! Thanks so much for playing along with us at 52 {C}CT, please join us again soon! Ruth x

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  9. This is gorgeous, the embossing looks wonderful and I love the sentiment.
    Thank you for taking part in the Sketch 'n' Stash Challenge.
    Sue xx

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  10. What a clever way to use metal on a card, Susan! Brilliant idea!
    Thanks for joining the February Stash challenge at 52 {C}CT.
    Asha - Sunny Summer Crafts

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  11. Embossing on the metal foil looks great! Thanks for joining in with our metallic papers challenge this week at 52 CCT

    Louise xx

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