Sunday, October 14, 2012

Glory to God

This card was definitely a challenge!  One of the challenges for Sweet 'n' Sassy's newest release celebrations was CAS: sentiment only.  Now, I'm all for clean and simple, but to use only a sentiment and no images was HARD!!!  So, then I thought of those cards and tutorials I've seen where people have embossed everything but a circle/oval/whatever which is left flat to allow a sentiment to be stamped.  So, I thought, yeah, I can do that, how hard can it be.  Let me tell you, it's not easy.  But, as you can see, I did manage to do it, although my center section did get embossed ever so lightly.  Then, I thought it wasn't defined enough so I would embossed the die itself into the center.  That came out great, but while embossing it, the pressure flattened out the snowflake embossing a bit.  So, if you are going to give it a try, I recommend embossing the die first and than using the embossing folder.  After that, I stamped and heat embossed the sentiment, swiped white ink around the edges of the embossed panel and added a dot of glitter pen to the centers of the snowflakes.

Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge #94--snowflakes
Tuesday Alchemy #35--Anything goes

Cardstock: PTI enchanted evening
Stamps: Verve "Richly Blessed"
Dies/embossing folders: spellbinders label 4; cuttlebug snowflake embossing folder


Hazel said...

The embossing looks great - and the sentiment - a very elegant card - thanks for joining in my CHNC challenge 94 - hope to see you again soon. x

Pia S said...

Look at this fab CAS card! The white sentiment looks beautiful against the dark blue embossed paper. CAS cards are the trickiest to make, and I think you've done a wonderful job!