Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Faux Embossed Snowflakes


I know, I know.....another blue card...so sorry although a few of my followers say keep it coming!
I have wanted to try the 'faux' embossed bkg for awhile now so here we go.
I die cut various snowflakes from the same colour paper as the bkg.  I then glues them all onto the panel then sanded them with an emery board.  Since the paper I used has a white core, hints of the white peek through after sanding.  I then mounted the panel on a crisp white card and added the silver twine with the sweet snowflake button I found.

I am adding my card to a few challenges:
CAS-ual Fridays; Let it Snow
Addicted to CAS; snowflakes
Simon Says; Let it Snow
Thanks so much for taking a peek.  

Supplies:  stamps; Paper Smooches/ Scorebug/ snowflakes dies-SSS, Spellbinder/ silver twine/ snowflake button

4 comments:

  1. I keep forgetting about this technique, you've done an awesome job of it here. I've gotta try this sometime!

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  2. Your blue cards are fabulous. I love the touches of white, I had forgotten about using white core paper and how cool it can look, thanks for the reminder! And thank you for sharing wit us at ATCAS

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  3. Love your embossed snowflakes, Karen. Beautiful card. Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  4. I'm liking all of your blue cards so keep bringing them on Karen! Hee! This is a great way to get more use out of your dies. Oh, the possibilities. :)

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