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I am 34, married to Raymond and have three dogs, Jed and Broady - Black Labradors; and Bailey - Chocolate Labrador. I am a Paediatric Nurse. I have been crafting for as long as I can remember. Crafts I enjoy range from cardmaking, ATC's, Fat Pages, jewellery making, to needlecrafts and silk painting. I hope you enjoy looking at my creations. Thank you xx

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Thursday, 14 February 2013

New additions to the Darice Embossing folders range.

 

Hi all I wanted to share with you some cards I made with 3 of the latest Darice embossing folder launch.

Firstly here’s some cards I made with the Grass folder.

 

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I picked out the detail on the embossing with my Spectrum Noir pens. Matted onto some Core’dinations cardstock and gold mirror card. I have added a layer underneath which comprises of a core’dinations base, gold mirror card and ribbon from my stash. I have punched some butterflies out using my Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch. These have 3 layers each. The base card is an 8x8 scalloped card and I have matted onto this some of the Foiled acetate from the Toread Range from Crafter’s Companion. Finally I added a sentiment and some stickles glitter glue.

 

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This card I have used a cream speckled a4 basecard folded into A5. Matted and layered using the smae cardstock and gold mirror card. I have created a embossed panel using the folder and highlighted the grass a bit more using distress ink. Added Ribbon and Pearl details with a peel off sentiment.

 

The next embossing folder is a stars folder.

 

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This card is quite simple. I have embossed the first layer with red core’dinations and then cut some stars out of a further sheet of core’dinations which I embossed with the folder. I have matted this onto gold mirror card and printed a stars backing paper. Finally adding ribbon, spray and sparkle, gems and peel off details.

 

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The next card I have made with the cute Angelica and Friends Range from Crafter’s Companion which launched last week. I just love working with these cute adorable characters. I have only subtly used the stars folder for this one. I added a sentiment, ribbon, flowers and stickles as details.

 

The next folder is a 12 inch border strip of 3 tickets. I have to admit I did struggle with this folder to come up with inspiration.

 

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This card has been made using the Male Hobbies CD from Crafter’s Companion. I decided to emboss some shrink plastic for this card and coloured with my spectrum noir pens. I cut the tickets to create two individual tickets and then shrunk them to make little stubs.

 

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This card has been made keeping the tickets at their origional size and embossed onto core’dinations and sanded. I have added a stamped sentiment and button for details. The backing paper is from the vintage CD. I have also distressed the paper and stamped sentiment using Distress ink.

 

That’s it for this post.

 

Thanks for stopping by

 

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