Team Blog Hop: Embossing Folders

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Today is an exciting day at my blog, as I am participating in our first ever Team Blog Hop! If you have come here from Roz Bianchi’s Blog, then you are on the right track!

This hop features Close To My Heart’s line of Embossing Folders. You’ve probably seen me using embossing folders quite a bit in my projects to add some texture, dimension, and visual interest. Since my favorite CTMH Embossing Folder is “Quatrefoil,” I am going to be sharing a card that I made with the Quatrefoil folder. To see cards made with our other folders, make sure to continue “hopping” after this post.

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This 4.25″ x 5.5″ card was made with a White Daisy cardstock base, and then layered with Black cardstock and Green Glitter paper.  The white paper in the background and green glitter paper in the foreground were both run through my Cuttlebug machine with the CTMH Quatrefoil Embossing Folder. I love the look of having the 2 layers of embossing!

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Once my papers were embossed, I simply glued all of the layers together, stacking one on top of the next. The pink strip and heart were cut from self-adhesive Pink Shimmer Trim. I cut the pink strip on an angle and adhered to the green glitter paper, and then cut the small heart with a tiny paper punch and adhered to the bottom of the card.

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I used the “Glitter Glam” stamp set to stamp the sentiment “Glitter Girl” with Pear ink. I fussy cut around the sentiment, curled up both of the wings a bit for a “flying” effect, and then attached with foam tape to really pop it off the page! While the entire card sparkles with glitter, I still couldn’t resist some extra bling… Bitty Sparkles! I added 3 sparkles to the embossed background and 2 to the sentiment to dot the “i”‘s.

Since I initially made 2 projects for this Blog Hop, I’ll have another Quatrefoil embossed card to show you next week. Be sure to join me for that later in the week, or feel free to drop by every day for my DAILY blog post!


Keep on Hoppin’…

Thank you for joining me today on the Team Blog Hop. To continue the fun, make sure to head over to Mischelle Smith’s Blog! And just so you don’t miss a link, here is a list of all the blogs participating in this hop:

Phillip Wilhelm – Honeycomb – http://drphilscraps.com

Roz Bianchi – Floral – http://heygirlscraps.com

Suzanne Webster Lowrie – Quatrefoil – http://www.scrapbookingsue.com (You are here)

Mischelle O’Farrell Smith – Chevron – http://www.mischellesmith.com

Amy Grier-Heldebrandt – Dot – http://abundantlyclearstamping.wordpress.com

Candice Fields – woodgrain – http://candiedcrafts.wordpress.com

Bethany Rielage – Arrow – http://stampingathome.blogspot.com

Jaymi Victor – Damask – http://jaymivictor.com

Tina Henderson – Stripe – http://www.tinamarie9971.blogspot.com

Kathy Carr – Quatrefoil – http://www.kacarr61.blogspot.com/

 

I’ll see you in the craft room,

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6 thoughts on “Team Blog Hop: Embossing Folders

  1. Your DELIGHTFUL card is CLOSE TO MY HEART, because I’m a Glitter Girl, loving lots of SPARKLE & SHINE!!! LOVE the contrast of your ELEGANT embossing against the glitter & bling, LOVE your sweet, fussy cut sentiment too!!! WOW – I haven’t tried embossing glitter paper before – THANK YOU for the BEAUTIFUL & CREATIVE INSPIRATION!!!

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