A Scraphappy Southernbelle

Monday, March 30, 2009

Emboss It Twice!!!

Happy Monday Yall! This week at The Cuttlebug Spot, we have a fun challenge lined up. It is called 'Emboss It Twice.' Here is the link for you:


Here is my card for this week. I had to do a little staging with some of my Mom's beautiful dishes.

Here is a better view of the card. I used the Cricut Doodlecharms cartridge for my ice cream cone. I double embossed on the red cardstock. I used D'Vine Swirl first and then ran it through again using Swiss Dots.

I also added some cherry printed ribbon. I got it at Michaels in the $1 bin. The pink you see underneath the cherry ribbon is actually a cupcake liner. It is such an easy way to add pleats to your work without all the hassle. Talk about inexpensive too!!! I think 100 of these in a pack are less than $2!

Here is a close up of my ice cream cone. I used Argyle for the cone. I ran the top portion of the ice cream through using D'Vine Swirl. I then went over the swirls with Stickles. I also inked up my red cherry with Versamark and then sprinkled on red embossing powder. This really gives it a shiny, waxy texture that you would see on a real cherry.

Upclose of the ribbon and cupcake liner used to make pleats.

I got this stamp in the $1 bin at Michaels also. This view also shows my double embossing in the background a bit better.

So do come on over to The Cuttlebug Spot and join in on another fun challenge! I can't wait to see all of your creations!
Take care and have a beautiful day!
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Taffy said...

that is adorable! i NEVER thought of embossing twice!! LOL who would've thunk? LOL


Steph said...

Aymee this is SO adorable!! I love it! Great job! :)

Jocelyn said...

So awesome,love all the detail to the card!!!! Cute ribbon and I love the use of the liner!!! Have a wonderful Monday!

Lynne in NI said...

Mmmmmmm yummy card! And I love how you used your cupcake liner!

scrapperjulia said...

I love this card! Love the colors and all of the cuttlebug embossing!

The Princess said...

SO CUTE!! I have that same ribbon from Michaels...just got it!! I LOVE the idea of using the cupcake liner, too. FUN. Oh...and your mom's dishes are really cute!!

Take care, Sara

Katamommy said...

I love Stickles so much! lol This card came out very cute, I'll have to start using some cupcake liners, great idea!

campbelljudy1228 said...

Your card are adorable and your layouts. The twice embossing is a very good idea. You come up with great ideas all the time. The cupcake liner with the cupcake, is another great idea! All of your layouts are cute also. Keep this awesome work coming!

Kray said...

That is so cute....you gave me an idea to use the ice cream cone for some of my neices/nephews b-day cards.

Also, never thought of the cupcake liner

Susan (peebsmama) said...

I like the cone made with the argyle and ice cream made with the swirl folders. Gives it great dimension.

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card Aymee... love the colors and the ribbon and the ice cream and everything...HUGS..SK :)

Karen said...

Lovely card Aymee.

Love Karen (UK) xxx

poupetteval said...

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm i love your card !!

scrappin_mom3 said...

that is super cute GF!!! I love it!!