Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Quick Card!

Have had this embossing folder for ages and wanted to use it to try it out so when I saw Stamptacular's Sunday Challenge this week was 'Life's a Beach' it gave me an excuse to spend a small amount of time making a card.

I used Coredinations 'whitewash' paper for the embossing, sanded it and then layered it onto bown and cream card. The stamp is this month's freebie from Craft Stamper magazine inked up with 'Vintage Sepia' Versamark ink and the embellishments and shells are all from my stash. The background paper is by Graphic 45.

I have the feeling that there's something missing from this card but am at a loss to know what! I am looking for a small pic of a seagull that I can use to sit atop the rope bound post! But at least I found some precious time to have a fiddle with paper even if I am not 100% happy with the result!

9 comments:

  1. I love this, Viv. The freebie stamp and the embossing folder were made for each other.

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  2. What a beautiful card! I love the elements you've added to enhance this card! Thanks for joining us at SSC this week.

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  3. Not an easy folder to use, but with the freebie stamp it works magically. Smashing. Annette x

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  4. Its a fabulous CS stamp goes perfectly with the embossed image, fabulous card perfect as it is.

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  5. Looking good Viv - really made for each other.

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  6. what a fabulous card! Its rare a card with many different elements ends up so harmoniously balanced.
    thank you for sharing this amazing creation with us over at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.

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  7. Lovely card, the embossed background is great and I love the details of this card! Great card and great take on our challenge this week. Thank you for joining us at SSC. Gemma

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  8. Simply elegant...love all the little embellishments! Great take on the Life's a Beach Challenge at the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge!
    Pleasantly,
    Paula

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  9. Wonderful card! I keep passing this embossing folder up, even when it's on clearance, because I just don't know how I'd use it! Now I wish I'd picked it up! LOL!
    Thanks so much for joining us this week at Stamptacular Sunday! ♥ Good luck on our "Life's A Beach" challenge!
    Dee (Spryte)

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