Sunday, 4 March 2018

IAAS Emboss and a Die

Come along and join us at International Art and Soul to show us what you can do with the theme 'Emboss and a Die'. You can choose dry embossing or heat embossing, or both, and use a die too.

My card blank is 8x8 by  Craft UK. I embossed pale blue card from Papermill with a Crafter's Companion embossalicious embossing folder of clouds. However, I don't think this is showing very well on my photograph. I matted it on to dark brown card, again by Papermill. I used a Sue Wilson die to make the focal point in dark brown. After setting it slightly higher than centre on the mat I started on the stamped image. The centre die of the Sue Wilson set was cut in beige card and on it I stamped birds in flight from a stamp set by Visible Image. It was stamped in Cocoa Distress Ink. I raised it on pads and set it in the centre. The sentiment is from the Visible image set and again it was stamped in brown and on beige card. I set it to the bottom right and added three brown gems by Mei Flower. The swirl in the bottom left is cut with a Spellbinder die in brown card.

I'm entering my card into the following challenges:
Addicted to Stamps - Anything Goes
The House that Stamps Built - Anything Goes
Pause Dream Enjoy - Stamped Image
Simon Says Wednesday - Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments - Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread - Anything Goes
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes
Path of Positivity - Anything Positive

Thanks for calling in and thanks for any comments.


  1. Hi Hazel this is a stunning card. The dies you have used are very pretty. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  2. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Pause Dream Enjoy Challenges.

  3. Hallo Hazel
    that die cutting is stunning part on your card
    love the color combo too
    wonderfully made
    many thanks to joining us at ATSM this time

  4. What a gorgeous Sue Wilson Die - love how you showcased it! So happy you joined in the fun over at The House That Stamps Built!

  5. Very pretty Hazel. I like the blue and brown contrast and that is a beautiful die.

  6. Your die cut pieces look great. Nice card!

  7. Thats a gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Addicted to Stamps and More and I look forward to seeing your beautiful cards again soon! Hugs, Gwendolyn

  8. This card is just lovely my friend . I love the sentiment too.

    Your design team sister ,


  9. A truly beautiful colour combination Hazel and such a pretty die. The way you added the embossing with the gold birds and awesome sentiment are just perfect :) :) :) xxxxxx

  10. Beautiful card!

    Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.

    Rijacki's Workshop
    Through The Craft Room Door

  11. your card is so elegant! thank you for playing along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!

  12. Wonderful card. . Thank you so much for linking up with us at Pause Dream Enjoy, hugs Jackie DT xx

  13. Fantastic die!
    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs this week.
    We look forward to seeing you again next time.
    Good luck!
    creativEle DT

  14. Such a lovely card! The die is beautiful and the sentiment is perfect for our challenge at Path of Positivity! Thanks for sharing! Katrina

  15. Beautiful!! I love the fabulous dies you used; they are so elegant! Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built.

  16. I love your card, so elegant, beautiful color palette and design! Thank you for joining In the Word Art Wednesday fun! Ginny M DT