Monday, December 15, 2014

Irresistible Texture (Technique Blog Hop)

For the Technique Blog Hop this month, we are featuring the "Irresistible Texture" technique shown on page 11 of the Seasonal Expressions supplement from Close To My Heart.  

If you arrived from My Scrap Happy Life blog, then follow along with the link at the bottom of this post to continue the Technique Blog Hop

This card came together quickly using Freshly Made Sketches (FMS166). For an "Irresistible Texture" on this card, I used the new Scallop Embossing Folder.  The background of the card is a piece of Pacifica cardstock which has been embossed with the Scallop folder.  A 'thanks' sentiment from the You Mean The World To Me stamp set was stamped on a piece of White Daisy cardstock.  In order to repeat the scallop, a piece of Black Shimmer Trim was edged using the Scallop punch, and then some Metallic Baker's Twine adds a final touch to the card.  Since the Take Heart Ideas blog December Challenge is "anything goes," this qualifies since it uses all CTMH products.

Please visit Wendy's My Scrapbooking Blog blog for another entry in this month's Technique Blog Hop featuring "Irresistible Texture."     

Technique Blog Hop participants:
All papers and stamps are from Close To My Heart (CTMH).
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  1. Great card! I love the blue with the black and white.

    1. Thank you, Cat. I wanted to do something different than Holiday colors.

  2. I love how the sentiment is still the centerpiece of the card, but the embossing and the shimmery black make is so elegant. Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

    1. Thanks Kim. It is a simple card, but I still really like the way it turned out.

  3. I love all the texture you've put into this card. From the beautiful embossing to the twine, it makes for a gorgeous card. Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

    1. Thanks so much, Karren. I always enjoy following the FMS sketches.


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