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Monday, April 18, 2016

The Future Belongs...

Hello friends - I have just come back from teaching two Spellbinders Workshops in Sydney - a fabulous time and it has to be said - the Amazing Paper Grace Collection by licensed Designer Becca Feeken were so popular - I believe all stock was sold out and a lot of pre-ordering was done!!


On arriving home I just had to create something - to unwind (wink:wink) and used the Ripple single sided em-bossing folder on some patterned paper from my stash - I love embossing patterned paper - to be honest it certainly improves those papers we just had to have and have never ever used because they are now 'ugly' (in my opinion) LOL!  I love the retro repeat pattern of the 70s. I have then used a white Gel Pen to colour the debossed area and am very happy with the overall effect. The sentiment is from Hero Arts and so very true!!

 Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L: E-Z Adhesive Runner and 3D Foam Squares have been used on this card and the bling is from  Want2Scrap.

This card is linked to the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create Anything Goes w/Optional Twist: Recycled materials
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
Di's Digis Designs - Embossing 
Little Claire's - spring colours 
Sisterhood of the Snarky Stampers - e for embossing 
A Beautiful Mess - Anything Goes
 Crafting-With-Friends Anything Goes
2 Creative Chicks - Anything Goes
Card Mania - Spring

Take care friends - thank you for your comments and all of the support you give me - you make blogging such an amazing place to be!! Your encouragement is such a blessing for me - it makes my day! God bless you!
{{{Hugs}}} and happy crafting

13 comments:

  1. Sweet Card. Very beautiful colours. I love it. Thanks for joining us at CWF.

    Hugs
    Claudia
    DT Crafting With Friends
    http://knutselmeisjes.blogspot.be/

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  2. Beautiful card Linda! I love the pretty soft colours, the embossed pattern and the pretty wee butterfly! Thanks for joining the sisterhood of snarky stampers for E is for Embossing (and Edna!!)

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  3. Loved your card Linda and you have certainly given me food for thought although I have embossed patterned paper I had never thought of using my gel pens on them. I am off to try it out.
    Hugs
    Margaret M

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  4. This is a stunner Linda - love what you have done with the paper and embossing. The butterfly is the perfect accent
    Blessings
    Maxine
    Thank you for your prayers for DH - he is more stable now, thankfully.

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  5. Very cute card. I love colors and papers. Thanks for playing with us at Di's Digi challenge.
    Nathalie DT

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  6. This is beautiful! You certainly made that patterned paper shine with the embossing. Thanks for joining the fun at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers!

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  7. Beautiful card, love how you embossed the patterned paper and highlighted some areas. thanks for joining us at the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers for the E is for Embossing.

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  8. This is just stunning! That embossed background looks so effective!
    Thanks so much for joining in at Di's Digis!
    Lucy x

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  9. Beautiful card Linda..Love the idea of embossing the pattern paper..Thank you for joining us at A Beautiful Mess.

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  10. I really prefer gesso to fixing aged patterned paper to embossing folders ;) but we can use both together. Your card turned out gorgeously. Thank you for playing along in the Sisterhood of Snarky Stampers'' "E is for Embossing challenge."

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  11. How beautiful Linda!! Love your butterfly. Thanks for joining our springtime challenge at Imagine That's Creative Playground.

    Linda

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  12. What a beautiful creation it looks amazing, thank you for joining our challenge at LPOCF
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  13. Simply Beautiful! Thanks for joining us over at the Sisterhood for Snarky Stampers this week!

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