Mar 6, 2009

LSC210 A quick card

Hello and happy friday. I hope you are having a wonderful day! The weather is pretty nice here in Illinois today, so I will spend some time outside today.
Today's LSC on SCS was to create a quick card, limit layers and embellishments. It has been a while for me since I did that. But my new stamp set Upsy Daisy was perfect for this challenge, I just got it and haven't use it yet. I decided to go with the faux embossing technique ( at least I think that is what it's called) It was featured in one of SU's stampin success from a while back when I was a demo.
To do this technique, all I did was stamp it first in chocolate chip ink, then used my stamp-a-majic and stamped it just a little bit off the first image with white craft ink. This gives it a 3D-look.
But before I did this, I sponged the bottom portion with kiwi kiss ink, and the top portion with bashful blue. Adhered to kiwi kiss CS, then added a strip of kiwi kiss to card front and put a white grosgrain ribbon around that. Image was then adhered to the card front. I could not resist the use of glitter, so I added it to the flowers.

Thanks so much for stopping by today!

15 comments:

  1. Ellie, this is a beautiful card! I love the color combo! I am visiting from SCS. Your blog is really pretty!

    Rose

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  2. This stamp set is great for quick and easy cards! I love the colors you picked too!

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  3. A beautiful card, looks very effective!
    Clairex

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  4. lovely card, and lovely colors.

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  5. Oh adorable...I've been wanting to try this technique and I came "very" close to buying this stamp set...and I think this may have just thrown me over the edge! LOL... love how you sponged the color on too!

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  6. Your faux embossing looks very realistic. Until I read your description, I thought it was real embossing.

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  7. I absolutely love this set and your card is awesome!

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  8. Very cute card and I, too, love this set!

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  9. Gorgeous Ellie! Love how you stamped off to give it the shadow!

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  10. Very nice card - and I love the technique. It really does give the image a 3-D look.

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  11. Amazing card - at first I thought you had cut and layered the flowers; the 3D thing really works. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  12. This is s really cute card! I like the colors you used...tfs!!!

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  13. Beautiful...I love the look of this technique!

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  14. Wow! That shadow really works!

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