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Sunday, September 22, 2013

Stampin' Up! Australia - Dynamic Duos #71 - Burlap!!

Dear Stampin friends

Today's theme from Dynamic Duos is Crumb Cake + Basic Black with an option of wet embossing.  My sketch is from this week's Mojo Monday challenge.

Now as you can see I didn't use wet embossing but I DID try.....I had these cute little black embossed butterflies from Papillon Potpourri and I was going to put three across my horizontal panel but they just didn't 'work' so I used a scrap piece of crumb cake that had already been punched as a flower and I distressed it and split it to give that faux suede effect. That seemed to work better than my butterflies. Sorry butterflies!! :)

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Alison xx
Materials used:
Stamps - NONE! **gasp**
Ink - Crumb Cake (for sponging flower edge)
Cardstock - Very Vanilla (smooth & textured), Basic Black, Crumb Cake
Accessories - Very Vintage Designer Button
Tools - Stampin Trimmer, Tiny Wave Rotary Cutting Blade, Simply Scored, Sticky Strip, Mini Glue Dots, Stampin' Dimensionals, SNAIL, 3/4 circle punch, Fancy Flower punch.      


  1. Wow - NO stamps?! haha. I love the design of this card. The score lines are fabulous. The layering on the flower is gorgeous, especially with that button. Fab card, Alison!

  2. That flower is so great! Very cool technique to split the paper!

  3. Love the rustic feel to this card with your 'faux suede' flower and Burlap ribbon - just gorgeous! Thanks for inspiring me to play along.

  4. I simply love this card!

  5. While I feel a little sorry for the butterflies, I am very happy for that gorgeous flower! Great card, Alison!

  6. Love the look of the triple scored lines and your flower is fab!

  7. Love all the textures on this pretty creation!

  8. Burlap, just LOVE burlap :) FAB card!!!

  9. Great combo of textures on your card. The suede look of you flower is so pretty!

  10. I love the suede look you have on the flower = awesome!!!


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Peace & love
Alison xx