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Sunday, 7 June 2009

Cute Daisy May Challenge 31/5/09 and The Cuttlebug Spot 31/5/09

Well, I had to try out my new Spellbinders Impressabilities Flower Die this morning as it's been burning a hole in my table for a week waiting to be used.  I'm not sure if I've got the sandwich combination right yet as it didn't make such embossed detail I thought compared to the Cuttlebug embossing folders.  I'm not sure if it's meant to so I shall have to have a little play and try more combinations and then write the best combination down for future reference. 

I used a piece of my green Coredinations light card and once embossed I used a nail file to bring the core out.  I then added some ribbon and a grommet.  The backing card was a very bright green and despite the Daisy may image being coloured in with a light green I wanted to tone it down a bit so I used some equivalent H2O gold and some green perfect pearls and instead of using a sponge I used Sheena Douglas' tip of rustled up plastic.  Instead of using something new I got the plastic packet the Impressabilities die came in as when I went to put it away into the tight fit packet it split all the way down - I scrunched it up and off I went dabbing around the whole card.  Even though I don't do messy I really enjoyed it.

This fits the bill, I think, for two challenges:

Cute Daisy May Challenge - Let's emboss
The Cuttlebug Spot - colouring in images


Linnie said...

Daisy looks sooo funky Kym i love your embossing and the green is fab
thanks for coming out to play with cute daisy may this week.

Sandra said...

Hi Kym...beautiful card,love the DM you have used,lovely embossing too,thanks for joining us at CDM,
Take care
San x

Anonymous said...

Really lovely Kym - thanks for joining us at CDM again this week
Ann x

Anonymous said...

Really lovely Kym, thanks for joining us at CDM again this week
Ann x

Anonymous said...

Kym, what a sweet card! I love your image. Thanks for playing along at TCS!

Wendy - Anntaurus said...

Lovely card Kym - thanks for joining the Daisy May Challenge this week!

Beryl said...

That embossing looks fab and you've used one of my favourite DM images. Lovely card Kym.
Beryl xx