6.19.2010

Embossing...my favorite!


Let me just start off by saying that the papers I used can be purchased from Mark's Finest Papers.  Along with the paper, be sure to add ribbon, cording, and charms into your cart!  The gold paper has reflected the light, but you can bet it is a dazzling gold color!  The ribbon is so rich and the most gorgeous color blue you can imagine!  This week's Speedy's Friends challenge is to use EMBOSSING on your card.  I used dry embossing on the red panel and highlighted the "dots" with gold stickles.  Then, I stamped and embossed the flower four times on watercolor paper. Watercolored the pieces.  Then,  I cut them at different petals and used dimensionals to create this very 3D flower embellishments.  Nesties were used for the sentiment and then the bottom edge of the card to carry through the motif.  (Sneak peek...this flower is from a July release called "Apples and Camillas."  Keep your eyes out for more July peeks!)  I used cording to create antennae for this golden dragonfly, which happens to be  what I named my first house.

I can't wait to see what you come up with. Be sure to link up with Speedy's Friends!

18 comments:

Cindy said...

Beautiful! Love the dragonfly!

Lone Pine Designs said...

Gorgeous...love the layered watercoloured flower!

April said...

What a stunning card!!

Tammy said...

Awesome rose.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Dawn - wonderful job on your flower~~ Your card looks fabulous!

Julia Aston said...

Love your embossed layered flower Dawn! and your punched bottom edge looks great!

Joanne Travis said...

I love this beautiful design with that awesome camellia blossom and the lovely embossing. All of these pretty cards are making me want to buy a camellia bush, they do really well in the climate here.

Markie's Mom said...

This is GORGEOUS!

Liz Williams said...

That camellia is just gorgeous. I can hardly wait to get started with it.

Claudine Poch said...

Very pretty card. I was working on a card last night and popped up the flower layers, as well. This stamp lends itself well to this technique.

Becky said...

This is very pretty. Love the color and your coloring of it is fabulous.

Danie M said...

I really love your beautiful embellishments, the rose is stunning and the dragonfly,....Well who doesn't love dragonflies. Stunning Card.

Lynn McAuley said...

So very pretty with your rich gold embossing, Dawn!!!

stampingmommy said...

this is just a beautiful card! That flower looks amazing!

Gardner's Basket said...

Lovely card, the paper piecing looks gorgeous!

Paige said...

So very pretty! Love the grouping with the layered flower, charm, ribbon and sentiment - nice focal point!

Tina said...

This is such a beautiful card!

Michelle VP said...

Love those dragonfly antennae! :)