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September 21, 2007

Bloggers Challenge Week 13 - Embossing

It's Friday - and you know what that means! Another Bloggers Challenge! This week our challenge was embossing. This could be any type of embossing - there's so many options out there when it comes to embossing....

Dry Embossing
Brass Stencil Embossing
Embossing Powders
Embossing Folders
Emboss Resist
Abstract Embossing
Josephs Coat
Basic Embossing
Reverse Josephs Coat
Faux Dry Embossing
Embossed Water Color Crayons
Faux Chipboard
Split Negative

and the list goes on.....

I've got two types of embossing to share with you for this challenge - this first card show Abstract Embossing (04/05 TJNL) . The layout was inspired by a card I received from Lisa Bohler in a recent swap

Card Details
Stamps - With Gratitude, Simply Said
Card Stock - More Mustard, Confetti, Chocolate Chip, Old Olive
Ink - Chocolate Chip, Versamark
Other - Sponge Dauber, Photo Corner Punch, Red/Orange/Brown/Green/Yellow Embossing Powders, Heat Tool

This next card features the Cuttlebug Pearls Technique from the upcoming October issue of the TJNL. I love the antique look of the embossing folder, with the shimmer of the pearls showing through.

Joining me as a guest challenge player this week is Gerrie Johnnic - here's her "Fabulous Flower" embossed card. Isn't that a clever use of the star punch!

Be sure to check out the other Bloggers Challenge Players Blogs located on my side bar - I'm sure they will inspire you to get out your embossing items!

If you'd like to play along with this weeks challenge, be sure to leave a link to your blog in this post!

Have a great Friday!



Lisa Bohler said...

You are just too sweet! I am so honored that you used my layout! Your card is so cool...that technique is just perfect for those leaves. REally captures the spirit of the season!

I also can't wait for the new newsletter..that looks like a super technique, too!

Gerrie! Come and play every week! I love your creations!!!

Lisa B.

SweetMissDaisy (Anna Wight) said...

Ooooooh, lovely!!! Really like the cuttlebug pearls effect!

Karen said...

I'm loving the cuttlebug pearls effect!! Can't wait to see how that one is done - gorgeous!! Your other card and Gerrie's are awesome too!! Great job!!

Lynn Mercurio said...

Awesome cards Lisa. My favorite is the cuttlebug pears one. I can't wait for the new TJ newsletter now!

Pat Huntoon said...

Lisa, ALL of these cards are just gorgeous. Of course I love the TJ ones -- even though I am biased it would be hard not to!

Valerie said...


Dawn Easton said...

Lisa, these are all lovely! Love seeing all the different ways to emboss! That is something I don't do often enough! Sure makes your cards POP!!! Thanks for sharing!

Connie Babbert said...

WOW! Love BOTH your cards and Gerri's, too! Can't wait to try the Cuttlebug Pearls, too!


Basement Stamper said...

The Cuttlebug Pearls is awesome, it's absolutely stunning! Great cards this week!

rozie640 said...

Oh my gosh, I have just got to get to Illinois and stamp with you!!! Wow, Lisa, these are just stunning, they must be unbelieveable IRL. Excellent work as always.

Lauren (mytime) said...

Oh the leaf one is so breathtaking!! Love this.

Amy Caraluzzi said...

Stunning once again. It's hard to comment on your blog, Lisa. I mean, I'm running out of synonyms for "amazing!" :-)

Ida said...

All the cards are great. The Cuttlebug Pearls project is just wonderful (love the colors ) Also like the embossing on the "guest" stamper's card & the star punch idea. Ida

Lori said...

These are all beautiful. I especially like the embossed leaves.

Anonymous said...

All 3 cards are beautiful! I really like the abstract embossing--perfect with the leaves.

Vicki G said...

All the cards are gorgeous!!!!! The Leaves card looks SO rich!!!

maggie fellow said...

oooh! and aaaah! beautiful work

Julie Campbell said...

How cool! I haven't seen those techniques before!

Stefanie said...

Great samples Lisa! I love the fall colors on the leaves from the abstract embossing technique.

Lila H said...

Gorgeous variations on the challenge - they are beautiful. As always Gerrie's work is stunning!!

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