Monday, 15 June 2015

Make My Monday - Embossing, and Empty Box Project #20


Our theme at Make My Monday this week is embossing - heat or dry.  For my DT card I used both. I used two different embosing folders ( on the mirror card and on the blue strip). I heat embossed a lace border stamp from the same set as the dressform, postmark and shoebox (more about these later) - these were stamped along with a Paper Artsy script stamp. On the bottom layer I clear embossed a Hero Arts background stamp and then coloured it using the embossing as a resist.

Now the stamp set I used....it was a magazine freebie, called Jennifer Ellory From Paris with Love, which I pulled from my Empty Box Project box.

Just to recap:
On New Year's day I revealed my stamping shame - a big box of unused stamps - and started my Empty Box project. My aim is to work through the box , one stamp/ stamp set at a time and see if I can use them. If I can't use them, I will dispose of them. The aim is to finish with an empty box.

It may seem a long time since I took anything from my box but in fact I have had several attempts with stamps I just couldn't get to work! Maybe I'll do a catch-up post at some time. 

Anyway, we'd love to see your embossed projects at Make My Monday.

I'd like to enter:
Crafty Creations embossing
Fashionable Stamping Challenges glitz and glamour
Artistic Inspirations layers
Sparkles Forum  vintage/ shabby chic

12 comments:

  1. Love all the beautiful embossing!!! What a pretty card!

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  2. This is gorgeous Marina and you've certainly gone to town on your card with all that fab embossing! Love the mannequin theme too.
    Fliss xx

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  3. Beautiful card; love the blue. Thank you for sharing with us at Sparkles Monthly Challenge.

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  4. A really beautiful card Marina with lovely colour combo

    Chrissie xx

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  5. very beautiful!!! Thanks for sharing at FSC!!!!!

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  6. Fabulous embossing Marina, gorgeous card.
    Suzi B xx

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  7. Lovely Card, i have those stamps, not used them yet though!, thanks for joining us at Artistic Inspirations, Louise DT x

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  8. Gorgeous card - lovely colours...thanks so much for joining us at FSC for our 100th challenge...Esther xx

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  9. Ts certainly is Glitzy and Glamourous, love the freebie stamps you've used.
    Thanks for sharing with us at FSC for our 100th challenge,
    Avril

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  10. Beautiful, the embossing is super. Thanks for sharing with us at Sparkles Monthly. Caz

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  11. Gorgeous card. Love the colour scheme. Thank you so much for sharing it with us at Sparkles Monthly Challenges.

    Hugs Helen P (DT) xx

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  12. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining in with our 100th challenge
    Love
    Amanda x

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