Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Inset Technique

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I’m not sure that this is the correct name for this technique, but it makes sense to me Smile.  This technique is so simple, yet it turns a basic card into a WOW!  All you do is glue whatever shapes you choose onto your card & run it through the Big Shot using my new favourite Embossing folder, the Square Lattice.  I love how this folder adds extra dimension & texture to your projects.

This first card is my first attempt at “quilting” with paper.  A fantastic way to use up left-overs!  I have used Baja Breeze card stock & Elegant Soiree DSP.  I’ve added Chantilly Lace & Antique Brad & Pearl to enhance the vintage look of the card.

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This is a card I made for my Up-line Julia Leece’s birthday.  It uses the same technique as above but I have used our awesome new Create a Cupcake stamp set & the Build a Cupcake Punch.  Got to love this punch, no more cutting out fiddly bits!

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The colour combination is Concord Crush & Pear Pizzazz from our current in-colours & I have use Crystal Effects on the cherries to give them more dimension.

This last card is what my Stamp Club will be making this week, although they will have a colour choice!  I actually cased this idea off Lisa Bullock who is a very clever member of our team.

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This is such a yummy colour combination – Mariner Mist, Rich Razzelberry, Blushing Bride & Perfect Plum.  Below is what it looks like when you open the card.

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That’s all for today folks, so until next time

Happy Stamping

Ann

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6 comments:

Alison said...

Lovely cards you have made with inbed technique.

Debbie Lamb said...

These look great Ann. Love the cupcake one and I'm sure Julia loved her birthday card :)

Anita said...

You have been very busy and your work is all very lovely. Very inspiring. Thanks for sharing.

Anita said...

You have been very busy. Love all your projects. I feel inspired. Thanks for sharing.

Karen Rogers said...

Very cool I really love the circle one :)

bronheslop said...

Wow, Ann - I LOVE that quilted card! I might have to CASE that one for my Mum. :-) Your circles are cool too. Clever girl!

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