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Monday, 11 June 2018

Make My Monday #73 - Emboss resist

Good Morning, i hope you all had a good weekend, we had some lovely weather. 

Its time for a new challenge over at Make My Monday  The theme this fortnight is

EMBOSS RESIST


My first thought was to dig out my flower stamps but on having a look in my stamp stash found my set of sea themed stamps by chocolate baroque, so went with a sea/water background. 



I first stamped the shells and heat embossed with clear embossing powder, i then die cut into a hexagon and coloured with distress inks in blues and greens.  I added some water drops,dabbed with tissue to remove some of the ink to add 'bubbles'  

I then added to a white card base cut into a hexagon.  I then die cut a hexagon frame, stamped the greeting and added with foam tape.  I die cut 3 seahorses & 'seaweed' from scraps of card coloured with brusho's & pixie powders.

I stamped the anchor and heat embossed with a black glitter embossing powder and cut out.  I stamped the starfish 3 times onto orange card and cut out.  I then arranged them all.


Close up, i added glossy accents to the bubbles on the background, enamel drops & touches of glitter glue to finish. 



The background before i added everything else, you can clearly see the water drops here. 

Items Used:
Chocolate Baroque stamps - seashell collage
Craft stamper magazine stamp - starfish
Cheerylynn seahorse dies
Spellbinders foliage die (seaweed)
Stitched hexagon dies
Tim Holtz distress inks - twisted citron, cracked pistachio,  peacock feathers, salty ocean


We look forward to seeing what you come up with at Make my Monday


I hope you all have a good week. Emma


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19 comments:

  1. your card is so clever arranged, teamie!

    Hugs and Kisses from Germany
    silvi xoxo

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  2. Absolutely stunning such a vibrant card
    Ginny x
    My Blog As I do Rodos

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  3. Fantastic ! Love it !
    Pam x

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  4. Oh WOW Emma this is stunning; so much hard work in it. Well done you :-)

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  5. I absolutely love this creation it's so magical with all the colourful underwater sea life creatures ... wonderful! Steph x

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  6. That is gorgeous, a lot of die cutting and stamping but so worth it for the result x

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  7. Gorgeous card hun. I love Chocolate Baroque stamps. Love Dawn x

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  8. a gorgeous card Emma Kate x

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  9. love the background and shape of your card, the stamped die cut and fussy cut images, bring your card to life and add dimension

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  10. An other wonderful card. Jxx

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  11. Stunning hexagon shaped card Emma, what a fab background and beautiful details, love it x

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  12. Gorgeous card Emma hugs Kathy x

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  13. Wonderful card Emma, love anything to do with the sea

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  14. Smashing card thanks for sharing x

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  15. Very beautiful. The background is gorgeous. And I love the die cuts!

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  16. Gorgeous! Thanks for entering the TIMI challenge!

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  17. Wonderful creation! Thanks for entering the Craft Stamper TIMI challenge :)

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  18. Absolutely gorgeous card Emma, love it all. May have to pinch some ideas from this as want some nautical cards for my Charity box but I think something like this would go down great to. Your such an inspiration, big hugs Kirsty. x

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