Sunday, January 15, 2017

International Ambassadors Uofficial Licensed Designer Blog Hop

Hello friends - welcome to the First International Ambassadors Unofficial Blog Hop for 2017. We had such a fun time last year sharing with you - a BIG thank you to those who Hop along with us each month and left such lovely comments - it means so much! This month the theme is 'Licensed Designes' - and there are so many to choose from.  I hope you can hop along with us and see what each of the International Ambassadors has for you and whose dies they are showcasing!! 

Spellbinders Product

Other : Liquid Glue;  Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L: E-Z Adhesive Runner, 3D Foam Squares; DODZ Adhesive Dots 3D ; Imagine Crafts: Memento Luxe in Wedding Dress; Memento in Tuxedo Black and Bamboo Leaves, Sponge Daubers, Grey and white card stock; Want2Scrap: 72 Count - White Pearls

1. Cut/emboss one Camellia Border die using Border Upper, Boarder Lower and the Camellia insert - using white card stock.

2. Use the Die as a stencil, sponging the exposed areas using green ink and a sponge dauber.

3. Emboss white card using the Cabbage Roses Embossing Folder and the Platinum6 Die Cutting and Embossing Machine.

4. Adhere the embossed layer to a pre-cut card base using 3D Foam Squares.
5. Attach the Camellia Border using DODZ Adhesive Dots 3D
NOTE: These are transparent and will not be seen through the filigree boarder. 
6. Adhere Silver Rhinestone strip along the top edge of the embossed layer.

7. Stamp the sentiment using Black Ink.
8. Cut/emboss using Classic Ovals Small
9. Use the Die as a Stencil, sponging green ink inside the Die before removing the Die cut.
10. Pop the sentiiment up using 3D Foam Squares, tucking inder the Camellia Border.
11. Cut/emboss one Camellia Accents Etched Dies from the Rouge Royale Deux Collection by Stacey Caron using White cardstock.
12.Use the Die as a Stencil, sponging green ink inside the Die before removing the Die cut.
13. Adhere to the top of the sentiment using double sided tape.
14. Adhere pearls under the sentiment.

Make sure you pop in and visit the other International Ambassadors - these girls are so talented - 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.
Christine Emberson - England
  Linda Lucas - Australia (you are here)
Yvonne van de Grijp - Netherlands

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     


  1. Morning Linda, a beautiful card. (I'm saying morning but guess it's evening with you) thanks for the inspiration you give us xx

  2. Beautiful card!
    Love the dies you have used :))

  3. hi Linda, I love the die and embossing folder that you used to make your lovely card, Lyn xxx

  4. Gorgoeus card love everything about it you cant go wrong with flowers x xhazel

  5. A very pretty card Linda, all these beautiful new dies....luv Ursula xx

  6. Very pretty. Love the colour and the lace look.

  7. Love how you've managed to use the dies without overshadowing either of them. Great card and combination. thanks for sharing.

  8. Very pretty Linda you did a excellent job.

  9. WoW!!! You have totally mastered the Stacy Caron dies with a very creative edge! I love this card! Simple yet gorgeous!!! Thank you for sharing~

  10. Lovely card but I am not liking this particular die for myself. Thanks for all your inspirational ideas. Dianne

  11. Linda this is a stunner - love the colours and all the fabulous texture.
    Please pray for us DH had taken a real dive of late and is in considerable discomfort - we think we have it under control after yet another change of meds....


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