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Jul 29, 2011

BC223 Embossing (Daisy Delight)

Happy Friday! Hope you have all had a wonderful week. It's time for the Blogger Challenge and this week Lisa has challenged us to use, Embossing on our cards/projects. Now you can do whatever type of embossing you'd like. I chose to do 2 types of embossing on my card.

This card also covers the current Cupcake Inspiration challenge. There were 2 delightful cupcake photo's to draw inspiration from. Can you guess which one I picked?

You know it's funny but my mom just doesn't get "Inspiration Photo's" She thinks you have to literally recreate the photo. In this case she would have expected me to use a poodle on my card. However I went with the colors/polka dots as my inspiration.

For my "Embossing" I used Dry embossing by using a Cuttlebug Folder to add that gorgeous raised Daisy border at the bottom of the card. I also used Wet
embossing on the Daisies. Here is a close up showing the colors that are in the embossing powder I used. (So pretty).

Can't wait to see what you come up with. Be sure to link below:

Please note if I haven't commented on your card from last week I will get to it this week. I really try hard to let everyone participating know that their work is appreciated.

Card Details: Stamps: Upsy Daisy-SU
Card Stock: Whisper White, Regal Rose - SU
Designer Paper - Retired SU
Ink: Regal Rose
Embossing Powder: Cupcake Sprinkles-Comotion
Embossing Folder - Cuttlebug
Pearls: Zva
Butterfly Die: Amuse Studio
Lace - Source Unknown


  1. Beautiful embossing Ida! Love those daisies.

  2. Your card is definitely pretty in pink. Love the look and those flowers are beautiful.

  3. Wow! This card is so wonderful! I LOVE how you used two types of embossing! You really rocked this challenge, Ida! Well done! :)

  4. This is really pretty. I think it's funny that some people (your mom) take the inspiration challenges much more literal than others. I'm in your camp - I think we are to be a little creative in using the inspiration. I often turn a sketch on it's side as well. the pinks on this work really well. This has a nice layout and impact.

  5. Your card is fabulous. Beautifully embossed. Love it.

  6. Beautiful embossing! Love the colors Ida!

  7. I am loving your pink card! Love the flowers embossed in pink- stunning look and love the dry embossing. The puppy face in the frosting is a hoot!

  8. Beautiful monochromatic floral card! Love the embossing powder and the fab dry embossed daisies at the bottom!

  9. Ida, this is just really so "pretty in pink." You should share it with Pink Saturday! Lovely embossing!

  10. Your mom is funny...but I guess she would need to be in our world a lot more to get it! This is stunning...love the glittery daisies! Wanna pull this set out now!

  11. Oh me! Oh my! This is gorgeous, Ida! Love the image, the design, the whole thing! Have a wonderful weekend! :D

  12. Beautiful work! I love the pink~ Thanks for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations!

  13. Beautiful card. I brought that stamp set sooo very long ago and I don't think I have used it yet! Thanks for the Inspirations.

    Thank-you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations!

    Happy Crafting
    Sam xx


  14. Ooh la la, this is fabulous Ida, loving all the pink and just a pop of white!! My favourite part is the embossed boarder at the bottom adorned with the dainty pearls! :)

  15. Ida! I love the pink sparkle! What a beauty!

  16. Love all the embossing going on here, Ida! That multi-toned embossing powder gives a fabulous look.

  17. this is a beautiful card ida-regal rose is such a gorgeous color-love the wet & dry embossing

  18. Fabulous card. I do love the colour. What a beautiful sentiment for a perfect card.

    Thanks for your lovely blog comment. Best wishes, Gez.

  19. Wow, I love your cards! This one caught my eye immediately. I will have to come back to your blog when I have more time to sit and take in all of your wonderful creativity.

    God Bless!

  20. Beautiful card,,,I love the wet embossing on the flowers that is really pretty :)

  21. This is really pretty Ida....your Mom is not alone, I don't understand them either, shy away from them...must be a "mom" thing, not wanting to use a shhh, old word. lol

  22. beautiful card! the embossing is so pretty. Thanks for stopping by my blog - I love making new connections and checking out new eye-candy :) I'm off to browse your blog a bit!

  23. This is simply lovely! The pinks are the perfect interpretation of your inspiration photo....and I love your embossing....both types! GREAT card!

  24. What a stunning card Ida! It's sooooooo beautiful!
    LOVE your trim and your lovely little butterfly!

    Take Care,
    Kylie X