Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Flourishes Timeless Tuesday: Embossing

Today's Timeless Tuesday Challenge, brought to us by our fearless leader, Betty Wright, was to use embossing. We would love for you to play along and have the chance to win! Check out the Flourishes Newsletter for all the details.

Ok, so my take on the challenge, is a bit, well, out there. When I saw the stamps with the mail in the bowl, it got me thinking. Thinking about the bowl on our table with a pile of mail in it. Thinking that, isn't it great when there is "good mail?!" I also had this cute add-on kit from Studio Calico, with envelopes and airmail papers. Mix the two thoughts together and you get this card. I wanted the card to look like a pile of mail, but on the top, was the piece of "good mail." Yep, kind of out there. And where on earth is the embossing you ask? I embossed the image and the sentiment onto the vellum of the "good mail" card. (which actually opens.)

So, if you want to see some normal cards :), check out what the rest of my fabulous teammates came up with, aren't they amazing?
Becca Feeken
Betty Wright
Cindy Haffner
Dee Jackson
Silke Ledlow
All in stock Spellbinders dies will be on sale TODAY for 24 hours ONLY for 10% off as part of our Timeless Tuesday challenge!

The UMD Bulldogs did win the WCHA Championship! The game and the whole weekend were fantastic! We are headed down again this weekend to watch them play in the regional tournament! thanks for stopping by!

Stamps-Flourishes (Mixed Greetings)
Papers, Stamp, Waxy Flax-Studio Calico Kit
Embossing powder-Stampendous (Clear Detail)


Dee Jackson said...

Love this Kim!! We all love to get handmade cards:) I really like the way you photographed this.

Rox-Ann said...

Cute card!! Yeah Dogs!!

Silke said...

Totally neat idea - Kimberly!! Love how you heat embossed the image!!!

Gabriela said...

This is positively sensational! I adore this card and would love to attempt CASEing it. I adore handwritten mail, postage stamps, paper, fountain pens...etc. This is the percfect card for me. TFS

Betty Wright aka gbedwright said...

Kim, this is terrific!!!! Love the concept and design!!! Great embossed image and sentiment, too!!! The fearless leader part makes me LOL!!!!
Great work!!!!

Carolyn King said...

very clever! love it---the good mail should always be right there on the top!

Cindy Haffner said...

What a fab idea, so lovely, awesome job.

Norine said...

love the whole idea so creative and awesome

Mel M. M. McCarthy said...

This IS out there (as in out there in wonderful gorgeous genius-ness land!) It's so creative & fun. The string around it ROCKs. Beautiful!!! :O)

Nancy said...

Out where?! This is such a great card. Very inventive!

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