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Saturday, January 4, 2014

Open Minded Crafting Fun-Tiffany Playing Violin

Hello and Welcome! I'm so glad your visiting for my first post on the Design Team at Open Minded Crafting Fun. I'm so thrilled to have the opportunity to showcase a wonderful digi image by Milk Coffee. You can find the link to the image at the bottom if this post under the products heading. For this challenge we made a project using any new technique to us.

So...what's my new technique...I've never used my embossing folders for small circle embellishments on a layout before. I typically use an embossing folder for a background on a card or to emboss a full pieced Cricut cut out but here I used my circle punch and embossed the circles.

Here's a close up of the wonderful image and the embossed circle embellishments.

These are the Copic markers I used

I used this sketch for inspiration


Products:
Fiskers ribbon punch
Martha Stewart Border punch Eyelet Lace
Darice Sweet Music embossing folder
Bazill carstock
Recollections DP
DCWV The Green Stack
pink ribbon by JoAnn Fabrics
EK success 1 1/4 circle punch
embroidery thread
Swirl cut from Home Decor Cricut Cartridge


Challenges:


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35 comments:

Susan Kennedy said...

This is so gorgeous!! I love those circles so much!! I'm really going to try this.. Love the look it gave!!! So excited about the first challenge.. more excited about the awesome team!! Thanks for being a part of it!!!

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

This is totally gorgeous! I really love the idea of the embossing folder for small circles. I have never used them in that fashion either! But it really does make a great embellishment. So fun that your creation is a scrapbook page!!! Love the way you have colored the image as well.

Thank you so much for being part of this team! Hope you have fun in the adventure!!!

Julia said...

Beautiful creation! Thanks for inspiring me with your talent.
So happy to be working with you on the Open-Minded Crafting Fun Design Team.
Hugs,
Julia

NanaConnie said...

Incredible, Amy! Love the texture of the embossed dots and that ribbon threaded through the punched lase is fantastic. I know I'm going to get lots of wonderful inspiration working with you on this new team. :-D

cass said...

Very pretty, great texture for the circles, great to see it on the DT at Open Minded Challenges

Emily Thubbron said...

Amy, this is absolutely beautiful. I love the embossed circles. Thanks for the great inspiration. I am so excited to be working with you on this new team.

Amy A said...

Beautiful Amy! Love the LO and the image. Thanks for the great inspiration! Looking forward to working with you! Hugs!

Sam Simpson said...

Fab just fab!!! So happy to be working with you on the Open-Minded Crafting Fun Design Team.

Georgia Ehrmann said...

Such a lovely creation and I love the embossed circles. I know that I will now try the same technique! Thanks for playing at Jellypark Friends for our New Beginnings challenge!
Hugs,
Georgia

Amy Andrade said...

Thank Susan...so exciting to be part of the team. Thanks for the opportunity!

Amy Andrade said...

Thanks so much Vicki! I'm so excited to be part of the team and thank you for the opportunity!

Amy Andrade said...

Thanks so much Julie! Glad to be working with ya!

hokeycokey said...

Such a beautiful card, the image is lovely and you have used such gorgeous colours - well done x

Amy Andrade said...

Hey, Thanks for commenting Wow! Your compliments blew me away! I appreciate the time you took to comment. Thanks again.

Amy Andrade said...

Thanks so much for taking the time to comment. I appreciate it.

Amy Andrade said...

Thanks Cass. Me to you too!

Amy Andrade said...

Thanks Emily! Me to you too!

Amy Andrade said...

Thx Amy. I'm looking forward to working with you too and thanks for the compliments.

Amy Andrade said...

Thanks Sam. Me to you too!

Amy Andrade said...

Thank you so much Georgia for you lovely comments.

Mollie said...

Beautiful card! Fabulous job with the sketch!!! Thanks so much for sharing with us at HIMCR this week!!!

Emily - Mollie's Motif

Sharla said...

Fabulous technique, it really works with that lovely image! Love your color choices and design!

pam hicks said...

beautiful card and image, looking forward to blogging along side you with OMCF

Nana said...

Aw what a cute card. Thanks for linking up over at 2 Creative Chicks

Have a creative day.
Nana
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Pam said...

This is just beautiful! Thanks for playing along with 2 Creative Chicks!
Pam
2 Creative Chicks

Seafield Jo said...

This is a lovely card. That's a great technique you've used and one I've never thought of, looks so effective.

Thanks for joining our latest challenge at Crafty Calendar.

Jo x

Katherine Clayton said...

What a beautiful card! And a GREAT use of gray . . . it really enhances your image. Thanks for joining us this week at Hiding In My Craft Room for our color challenge. Hope you join us again soon! (and good luck!!!)

Kathy HIMCR DT
UpintheNightwithKat.blogspot.com

nnalorac said...

Fab design, the brown background shows it off beautifully. Thanks for joining us over at AYLI. Carolxx

Mikha Adriani said...

It's sooo pretty, Amy. I love how you coloured Tiffanny, and the layout is just fabulous. Glad having you on the team :) xx

Chris said...

adorable, thanks for playing with us at Jellypark Friends.

Diana Martin said...

I love your use of embossing! Thanks for participating with himcr!

Diana

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

Wow Amy, this creation is awesome, I love how you have colored the image and such a great layout!! Thanks so much for playing at Jellypark Friends this time:)

Katie said...

Super card!
Thanks for joining in our "Something New" challenge at A Gem of a Challenge this time and Good Luck!

Annette said...

Oh my word this is lovely, fab embossing on the little die cuts.
Hugs
Annette - Netty's Cards
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Teresa McKitterick said...

Great card & a wonderful idea to emboss the circles. Thanks for playing along this month at
Just Inspirational Challenges
Hugs, Teresa DT
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