Sunday, 9 February 2014

PTI Anniversary trading card

Hello everyone,

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I'm still playing along with PTI Anniversary festivities and today we were asked to create a 3x4 inch flat trading card. I've never made one of these before but I came up with this one



I took a 3x4 piece of autumn rose card and stamped a heart prints stamp in scarlet jewel ink. I then masked this off and stamped with the Impression Obsession scratches background stamp in versamark ink. I removed the mask and embossed the card with a Sizzix texture plate, before swiping the edges with white ink. I cut a double ended banner and added the heat embossed sentiments, before finishing it off with a few little hearts.  Not my usual style, but I quite enjoyed stepping out of my comfort zone. 

I'd like to enter this into the 2 Sisters challenge which is to use embossing, and the Addicted to CAS challenge where the codeword is LOVE.

Thanks for stopping by.

Hugs
Carol x

7 comments:

  1. Wow so small yet so lovely Carol!! hope the weather isn't too bad its been non-stop rain all night here. Lots of huggles Sue xx

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  2. Not your usual style Carol,. but WOW it is amazing. I love it.
    luv
    irene
    xxxx

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  3. Wow this is such an effective technique - love the effect.
    Linby x

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  4. Great trading card Carol. You could almost fall into that rosebud heart! Thanks for playing along with our Love challenge at ATCAS.

    Karen x

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  5. Beautiful trading card! Thanks for playing along with this months embossing challenge at 2 Sisters.

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  6. Fantastic card, Carol. I love the texture you added.

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  7. Hi Carol. This is gorgeous! Love the colors, layout and all the texture from the embossing plate. Great job! Thanks for joining us at ATCAS.

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Thanks,
Carol x

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