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Monday, November 8, 2010

Totally Out of My Comfort Zone

So last week we had this two sided card idea to lift on I was impressed with the actual card, although it was totally not me!!! Talk about being out of my comfort zone!!! :( I went for it though...and after a lot of trial and error, I ended up with this:

It's not too strange, but I think I'll definitely stick to the simple fold-in-half type of cards. but I'm loving trying these new ideas and techniques -- 'cause I know I would never try them if it weren't for card lifters. :p

Here are a few details:
** The original card we lifted, actually had a lot of big tags on every page. I went with one. --- stamped and embossed it.
** I have a whole bunch of these page borders in my stash -- I'm always trying to find ways to use them in layouts and cards. This one fit nicely 'cause of the gold. :)

** Christmas trees from my stash from last year or the year before. I have so many supplies that I just don't use...because I'm always wanting to use the new stuff instead of the old!!! :p

So hey, if you're looking for a challenge with card making -- why not try one of these??? TFL

Crafty Cardmakers: Spotlight Dry Embossing


  1. I always enjoy seeing what a person did when they say they were out of their comfort zone. You did such a great job on this card! You are right about the boarder fitting it so well. I was wondering about it right away. Super, duper job!

  2. Great card. I love how it turned out! Perfect swirls, trees and border! Thanks for sharing your dry embossed creation with us at Crafty Cardmakers for our spotlight challenge this time round. Little Miss Neat (Corry).

  3. This is beautiful, what a GREAT design!

  4. hi there, I have been back from India from my wedding for a while, and now have just started to get back into the swing of things. Slowly but surely. A stunning card, I have enjoyed reading and catching up on your blog. Thank you for your support on my blog.

  5. Such a beautiful card, gorgeous style and colours.
    Thank you for entering my candy & good luck.
    Hugs Emma x

  6. Lovely embossing, I like the fact you made a border with it.

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers.

    Lin - Lil Miss Chatterbox


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