Sunday, May 15, 2016

International Ambassadors Informal Em-Bossing Blog Hop

Hello everyone - a very warm welcome to the International Ambassadors Unofficial Gift Box Blog Hop.  As always a BIG thank you to those who Hop along with us each month and leave a comment - we really appreciate you joining in with us.  This month's Hop - as the name suggests is all about embossing - so easy and dramatic - adding just the right amount of texture and dimension.  I hope you can hop along with us and see what each of the International Ambassadors has for you!

Spellbinders Products:
Other: Liquid Glue; button; Green Seam Binding; Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L: E-Z Adhesive Runner, 3D Foam Squares; Want2Scrap: Baby Bling - Pink Pearls- Self Adhesive; Imagine Crafts 'featuring' Tsukineko: Memento Ink in Tuxedo Black; Sanding Block; Seam Binding; Button; Rose trim

1. Emboss patterned paper using the Rose Tablecloth embossing Fold'er.
2. Remove paper from the folder and sand using a sanding block.
3. Adhere to slightly larger white cardstock using foam tape.
4. Attach the layers to the Captivating Coral pre-cut cardbase, using double sided adhesive.

3. Stamp the Thank you image on white cardstock using black ink.
4. Handcut/fussy cut the image using scissors, colour using Markers
5. Pop up onto the top portion of the layered card base.using foam tape.

6. Attach green seam binding onto lower portion of the card, pleating as you go, followed by rose trim using double sided tape.
7. Glue the seam binding bow to the lower left side of the heart,
8. Add a button to the center and a large pink pearl. 
9. Adhere pearls to the top corners as shown above.
  hope you have enjoyed my tutorial and are inspired to bring out those embossing folders - they look great on patterned paper too - and then there is sanding - so many possabilities!! Make sure you pop in and visit the other International Ambassadors - these girls are amazing - each one is picked to be an Ambassador for their country because they are seasoned designers and so inspiring, they also stand as talented designers in their own right - as you will see!!!  The list of International Ambassadors is below, in case you get lost along the way.

  Linda Lucas - Australia (you are here)
Yvonne van de Grijp - Netherlands
Christine Emberson - England

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


  1. Beautiful card with a lot of lovely details!
    Love the pretty embossing folder you have used :))
    Thanks for a great tutorial!

  2. This is a really lovely card - love the big heart especially.
    Many thanks,
    Sue Mac

  3. Love how you did the embossing background, lovely card....thank you...luv Ursula xx

  4. Gorgeous card and love the heart!
    Linda xxx

  5. Absolutely gorgeous! I love the colors you used. Thanks for sharing!

  6. What a pretty card, and so eye catching with that big heart Linda.

  7. I love this thank you card and how you did the embossing background. ~blessings,Louise


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