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Monday, 11 January 2016

Something New

Good morning all!
Gosh Monday sure came around quickly didn't it!
It's time for the new challenge over at Eureka Stamps, this week it's

#175 Use Something New - to celebrate our new year.
(Don't forget we're having a DT call too!)

So, did everyone get lots of craty goodies for Christmas??
I didn't but I did get some new ribbon from Lidl & I decided to try a new technique!

Here's my card!
Sorry, the pics aren't the best but the weather is rotten & it's very dull!
I've used the sentiment Digi 8107 (455) Thank You
I did use my Chameleon Pens which I've only used a couple of times
 to colour it. The technique I have used is partial embossing with a folder.
The front of the card was staight forward enough but I wanted to try embossing 
the inside & leaving a panel to write on.
The only embellishement I've used is the ribbon which had the butterfly attached.
I followed a tutorial from Splitcoast Stampers for the inside.
The results aren't perfect but it worked fairly well for a first attempt!


Thanks for popping in! It's always nice to have a visitor!

 This card was made with the following challenge in mind:

Inkspirational -Thank you using something new
QKR Stampede  - Clean & Simple
Aud Sentiments Challenge -Thank You Sentiment 
DL ART Thursday Challenge - New Year and/or Thank You
Little Red Wagon - Thank You Card

23 comments:

  1. A very elegant card Dawn, lovely new ribbon.
    Pauline
    x

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  2. This is lovely, Dawn. Partial embossing is a really cool technique!

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  3. Hiya Dawn,
    Hope you are well ? I am just getting back to normal here...well as normal as i get haahaa
    Really lovely card, i love the ribbbon and embossing xx

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  4. Fabulous card Dawn. I love the white against the blue and green. The embossing technique is really clever, great idea. Cathy x

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  5. Great card Dawn!! Love the embossing and sentiment :). Thanks for playing along with us at Little Red Wagon! :)

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  6. This is beautiful and loving the ribbon. I didn't get any crafty goodies for Christmas either :)
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  7. Beautiful card love the colour on your ribbon Hugs Sandra xx

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  8. Hi this is a stunning card. I did get a few crafty goodies for Christmas and I have got some bits since. Hugs Jackie

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  9. An elegant card, love the colour mix and ribbons.
    Julie x

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  10. brilliant thankyou card - love the splash of colour. Hugs rachelx

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  11. Great card Dawn. Love the CAS style and it looks very elegant. Will have to have a go at the embossing technique you have used on the inside.
    Mags
    x

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  12. Beautiful card, love how you embossed the inside, very clever and pretty!

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  13. A fabulous card Dawn and wonderfully fresh colours. It's a clever technique for the plain panel and looks brilliant xx

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  14. Very pretty amazing embossing technique,Thanks for playing along over at DL.ART!

    Hugs, Lori m
    littlemscraftedmind.blogspot.com
    DL.ART DT Member

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  15. Beautifully simple, my friend! I love the embossing. Thanks for playing in our CAS challenge at QKR, too. :-D
    NanaConnie

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  16. Such a pretty card with the combination of embossing, ribbon (the wee butterfly is darling) and Chameleon pens-coloured sentiment! Very stylish! I have Chameleons as well; sometimes I love them and sometimes...well, I have lots to learn and practice! Thank you for sharing your creativity in the Inkspirational gallery!
    ~c

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  17. Gorgeous! I Love your design and such a pretty embossing folder. Thank you so much for joining us this week at QKR Stampede.
    Chrissyxx

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  18. Gorgeous card Dawn! I love the colors. I will have to try the partial embossing sometime! Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede!

    Brenda DT

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  19. Gorgeous CAS card, love the inside embossing.

    Sylv xx

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  20. Love the texture on this CAS beauty. Beautifully crafted. Great design and striking details. Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Aud Sentiment Challenge . We look forward to seeing you again.
    Hugs
    Berni, DT
    audsentimentschallenge.

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  21. Great card Dawn, I love this card and your new way to use the embossing folder. Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede. Karal DT

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Thank you for taking the time & trouble to comment! I truly appreciate your feedback!
Hugs
Dawn xx