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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.      

10 comments:

  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!

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

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  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.

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  4. I simply love this card!
    Chrissie

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

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

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  7. Love all the textures on this pretty creation!

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

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

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

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Alison xx