Susan's blog and liked the 3D effect immediately. So decided to try them using rubber stamping instead. This is the result. Not mailing friendly mind you... unless you make them a lot flatter. Sigh!!
Anyway I like the results, so will make them again. BIG GRIN. I'm using a faux stitching stamp to sew the horizontal borders (Flourishes stamps set #154) together. Really hard to see because it's a brown color which partly blends in to the gold embossing. But in some of the close ups you can see the stitching.
My sparkle comes from the Perfect Pearls mists I used, the silver and gold embossing and the rhinestones along with the glittery ribbon.
The tip: Since the embossing folder I'm using is way smaller than my 8.5" height and it's text words, which would be awkward if put on their side or upside down etc. So created a geometric design by laying the folder at odd angles each time and embossed that way. Looks neat.I could have spliced it for this card, but in some cases I don't have a horizontal line where a splice could work.
This week's Created By Hand and Quietfire Creations challenge theme is Stars or Light. I'm also using Quietfire Design rubber - small snowflake and words.
So to see more details and descriptions, click on card image and enjoy.
And it fits for these challenges:
Flourishes #147 Sketch (see below)
Createalicious #28 monthly something for Xmas and sparkle
The Pink Elephant #128 Snowflakes & sparkle
Totally Stampalicious Snow
Creative Craft Challenges faux or real stitching
Reasonable Ribbon #37 Silver Gold with ribbon
Top Tip Tuesday #63 Let it Snow (& tip)
Crafts & Me Challenge #94 Winter, snow/snowflakes
Crafty Creations #147 Card with Sentiment
One Stop Craft Challenge #160 let it Snow
SSDS Challenge Holiday card
Card cupids #46 Winter Themed
Pile it On Challenge #49 Bling it on
Pixie Dust Studio #103 Glitter & bling