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Dec 14, 2014

Embossed Winter Song

I finally cleaned my desk today, since I left it a mess last time I made something, and then yesterday me and my daughter worked on a little gift for her secret Santa. It took forever to clean up, but when I was finished I felt like making a quick card with the beautiful stamp "Winter Song" since I still need a few more Christmas cards.

I've wanted to heat emboss this image since I first got it, and decided on a CAS card heat embossing with silver.
This is a very quick card to make, I simply stamped the image with versamark ink, heat embossed with silver embossing powder and added my sentiment using a turquoise ink. I wanted a little more color on the card so I added a little bit of scallop paper to the card and some turquoise rhinestones. 
I apologize for the bad photo. It's such a foggy day out today, no sunshine at all!

Product list:
Stamps: Winter Song,
White 110lb card stock, turquoise card stock
Versamark ink, turquoise ink
detail silver embossing powder
sticky rhinestones, scallop border punch

Lots of Christmas challenges going on right now, so I am playing along in several challenges:

A Gem of a Challenge -  Anything Christmas
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas -  whatever is urgently needed for Christmas
Di's Digis Designs - CHRISTMAS!
Penny Black Saturday Challenge -  'Snowflakes'
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards - Christmas
Crafty Catz -  Last Minute Christmas
Pattie's Creations -  Christmas Cards
Sister Act Card Challenge - Anything Goes
Wags 'n Whiskers -  Merry Christmas
Crafter's Cafe -  Christmas/Holiday 
Creative Moments -  Anything goes/ Winter
Little Red Wagon - Snowflakes
Simon Says Stamp -  Bling
Wonderful Wednesdays -  Always Anything Goes

 Oh, and if anyone is interested in playing along in my Monday Morning challenge, there is still time to enter. I have a cute Penny Black stamp to give away there. You can find that challenge post by clicking HERE.

Have a great day!!


  1. Wow! This is gorgeous! Love the silver embossing and the sweet image! The gem accents are a perfect touch!

  2. What a gorgeous card!! The silver-embossed image looks stunning!! I love all of the details you added!! This is fabulous!! Have a great evening :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  3. Ellie, this is one beautiful PB image (and I've been drooling over it, ever since its debut). You have used it to make a stunning card, with the glisten of the silver embossing. Loved the added touches of color that you added to the silver. It's just gorgeous. Merry Christmas and TFS (how super that you & your daughter can craft together! Bet it was more fun than working alone. It's wonderful that you can share this interest).

  4. Thanks for playing in our "CHRISTMAS CARDS" Challenge #105!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

  5. So gorgeous! Love love love the trees and the birds!!!!!!!!!

  6. Beautiful Ellie - I really like the image and the details.....

  7. It may be a quick make Ellie, but very pretty with the touches as aqua against the silver embossing.

    B x

  8. WOW - Ellie this is stunning - love the silver embossing and the touch of turquoise on this stunning card.

  9. Love this must have a look for the stamp.Ann x

  10. Pretty! The embossing looks awesome! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

  11. This is so gorgeous!

  12. Wow! That is beautiful and looks stunning embossed in the silver with the hint of turquoise, thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week, Jac x

  13. Anonymous13:13

    This is so so pretty and serene!

  14. Beautiful card, thanks for playing along with our challenge at CRAFTY CATZ x carol

  15. Beautiful card, thanks for sharing and joining us at CC&CC cheers Happy Christmas Sue N x

  16. What a beautiful scene and the embossing is super. I love that you added that bit of turquoise color.

  17. Gorgeous card Ellie, love the embossing it looks so elegant! <3 it!

  18. Absolutely gorgeous Ellie, those colors are stunning for this design and like the fading at the edges.

  19. What a gorgeous scene and the embossing is so rich and elegant!

  20. oh ♥WOW♥ what a gorgeous stamp! you are sooooo right to go CAS, that doesn't need anything else & it really lets the image SHINE! ♥

  21. Beautiful card! Love that pretty image and the fab embossing!!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


  22. This is lovely, Ellie!!! I adore the silver embossing and the turquoise accents. Beautiful winter card!!!
    Thank you for your sweet comment on my blog and for becoming a follower!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  23. The person receiving this will not think it was quick It is lovely ........Lis

  24. sooo pretty and just love the color mix on the card!!!!

  25. Absolutely gorgeous CAS design! I love that you embossed it. Thanks for coming over to visit me on my blog, it's great to meet you!

  26. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 207 - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for December - I'd love to see it there too. x


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