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Sunday, February 8, 2009

This card is made using the Our Daily Bread Designs -I am the Way! set that was released in February. The stamps are so versatile and fun to use!!! I made this card for 3 different challenges on Splitcoast: the monochromatic challenge CC182, Pile Up Embellishments WT204, and White Based Cards LSC 146. I was inspired by a couple of other blogs who double embossed the backgrounds on their cards and just had to try it. I love the effect! I water colored my lily and gold embossed it. It is also layered and dimensionalized. I used two punches from Martha Stewart for the butterflies and foliage behind the flower. All of the edges on the card and the spots on the butterfly are gold embossed.
STAMPS: I AM THE WAY- Our Daily Bread Designs
Paper: Basic White from SU
Accessories: Ribbon from American Crafts and Ribbon Bowtique, Pearl Button from Joann Fabrics, Martha Stewart Butterfly and Foliage punch, gold embossing powder, stamens from Prima Flower set (Embossed), Prima flower, gold metallic thread
I hope you are all enjoying your weekend. Thanks for stopping by!!


my5bratz said...

simply breathtaking Chris...GORGEOUS card :0)

Becky Sorensen said...

Beautiful colors and love the ribbon and the way the foliage stands out.

Jean said...

Beautiful job, I haven't seen the double embossed before now I will have to try it. Thanks for stopping by.

Susan (peebsmama) said...

What a beautiful and elegant Easter card.

Teresa Kline aka va.sunshine said...

I luv this, I just got this set and can't wait to use it...thanks for the inspiration! *~*

Michelle said...

Chris, this is beautiful!! I've never seen any double embossed cards, now why didn't I think of that? LOL!! I'll have to write that down so I don't forget to try it!! Thanks for sharing, have a great week!

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Oh my goodness, that ribbon is incredible! Gorgeous card!!

Kelley said...

Very pretty! Love the ribbon and matching lily!

Jackie said...

This is fabulous! great work...tfs!!

CREATE=FUN said...

it's beautiful!
great card.

Anjou Krelovich said...

Just gorgeous! I love that double embossed background and your ribbon treatment is wonderful!

Anonymous said...

Stunning card. I have not seen the double embossing yet and I agree that it add a nice effect. Sandy O

Catherine said...

What a fantastic card! I too love the double embossed background.

JAR said...

Beautiful job, Chris! Lovely work!

Janna said...

wow, this is really beautiful!! I love the color combo and that lily is just stunning! Your coloring is amazing and the texture in the background is just so, so perfect! A really gorgeous card!


Loretta Rodger said...

super wow! Beautiful card!

Pat (mspfd) said...

This is an elegant creation. Beautiful colors and design.


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