Hey blog friends! TIme for some more challenge fun with Just Us Girls. This week is wild card and that means it's hostess choice. Our amazing Alicia has chosen dry embossing as the challenge this week. So fire up those embossing folders, light boxes, stylus pens and get embossing with us!
I also took inspiration from the Taylored Expression sketch, the Shabby Tea Room polka dot tea party, and the City Crafters recipe challenge (one ribbon, 3 flowers and 2 papers). Check out the inspo pictures:
I came up with this:
Tea Party indeed! I used two new delicious papers; one from October Afternoon's thrift shop line and one from Webster's Pages Life Portraits line. I picked them up in the coolest papercraft store I know in my area....a veritable wearhouse full o paper and other goodies. If you are ever in Berkeley, CA you simply must check out Scrapbook Territory! I'm telling you, it's a papercrafters DREAM! Your first step inside the doorway will tell you that you have arrived...you will SMELL all the newly minted papers...oh yum and your eyes will behold the shelves and shelves of all things stamp and scrap.
Now Alicia has challenged us to dry emboss this week over at Just Us Girls. I used a cuttlebug folder (damask) on the ivory circle printed with the teacup from the Graphics Fairy and, I don't know if this counts as embossing but what it does count as in my book is COOL! I am referring to the decorative ornate corner in the upper right of the card. I made it with sculpy clay and I am SOOOOO excited because I have been envying the Melissa Frances elements that pop up all over and now I can make something similar myself with a little clay and not *hoard* them because I only have one! ;) you know what I mean right? LOL! Please tell me I'm not the only one who finds it hard to use your favorites?
Ready for more from the JUGs girls? Check them out! Also, we bid a fond farewell to our two guest designers this month, Teresa and LeAnne. They have been an amazing addition to our team for the month of May. Thank you, ladies!
Thanks so much for stopping by here. It always makes my day to read your sweet comments and your words of encouragement. Have a great day!
Paper: Papertrey Ink, Webster's Pages, October Afternoon
Stamps: My Cute Stamps
Ink: Colorbox and Distress ink by ranger
Embossing folder: cuttlebug
Button: Dress it Up
Pearls: Want 2 Scrap
Craft supplies: tea stained trim, vintage dictionary print, sculpey clay, acrylic paint