There's a new challenge out there that I have really been wanting to play. I finally had the time today.
On October 10th, Jo of Just a Dotty Pudding and Gail of Crafty Nomad started their new and aptly named challenge: Let's Squash It!. It's all about using embossing folders. That is GENIUS! I am excited to enter Challenge #3 today - Use Any Embossing Folder And Dies/Fussy Cutting.
I must say, I am very pleased with this card. Before I completed it, I thought it might be too busy, but I don't think that is the case. I die cut a panel of Linen card stock with Hero Arts Snowflake Confetti Fancy Die and backed it with a piece of white glitter paper. I then die cut Uniko's Sparkling Snowflake Designer Die from Gina K's Ocean Mist Pure Luxury Card Stock. Before lifting the snowflake out of the cut, I placed it in a Cuttlebug embossing folder with a quilt/snowflake design from the deep, dark recesses of my Christmas stash, and ran it through my Cuttlebug (it's still chugging along). I sprayed it with shimmer spray, popped it up and mounted it on the die cut snowflake panel. The sentiment is from SSS Tiny Words Christmas. It's heat embossed in silver on black card stock, and die cut with a Pink & Main Sentiment Strip Die.
Wishing Jo and Gail good luck and LOTS of fun with this challenge. I hope to play as often as I can. I hope you are encouraged to dig into your stash, pull out some embossing folders and do some squashing!
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