Thursday, January 21, 2016

embossed girly lacy birthday cake

Cray, cray as Tenia would say. I've got a card for nine challenges! I think that's a first. Here she is.


Used my normal creme CS from Folia. Tapped some Frayed Burlap on a block and spritzed it. Smooshed the block onto the CS and got this strange, kinda two-toned blob of browny, pinky color. Don't know if that's a characteristic of Frayed Burlap or what?!? But it was actually perfect cuz it fit my design of creme, pink and kraft perfectly!

I wanted to incorporate the wonky cake from STAMPlorations so decided to heat emboss it onto vellum for a girly feel. Stamped a couple lacy images in pink and brown from an older Viva Decor set. Two-tone heat embossed my sentiment from Party Time and gold heat embossed some splatters I created by first splattering with a glue/water mixture. Added some gold embossing to the bottom edge to match.


Created a funky bow out of lace scrap and gold thread for up top near the stitching and added a PTI heart border snippet too.

I was inspired by all of these challenges:
Addicted to CAS - CAKE

The Challenge #57

House of Cards - Color or Embossing
Happy Little Stampers - Smooshing (although not sure my card fits the bill of clean and simple)

Penny Black and More - One for the Girls
Curtain Call - Girly

Stempelküche - Birthday

Stamp, Ink; Paper - #31 Birthday
Artistic Stamper - Anything Goes

Whew! Thanks for stopping by today.

33 comments:

  1. was für ein tolles edles Kärtchen! Danke für deine Teilnahme an der Stempelküche-challenge. LG, Beate

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  2. I think you should win all 9! This card is amazing. The details, the layers, the texture....I can't take my eyes away. So amazing!

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  3. Such a gorgeous mixed media card. Love the colour way and all the details on your card. The wonky cake looks great on vellum and all enhanced with the gold detailing...love it!

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  4. Gorgeous card, so many pretty elements, and perfect for all of those challenges, Cathy x

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  5. Lovely card - love those colours and the gold splatters are fabulous. xx

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  6. Love it to bits!!! Thanks for joining us at The Challenge!

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  7. Oh Maria...this is absolutely stunning! Your vellum cake is gorgeous, and your background is amazing...I love it! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at Addicted to CAS! You know how much we love to see your beautiful creations in the gallery!

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  8. This is SO gorgeous! I LOVE the fabulous texture and soft colors! Thank you so much for joining us at House of Cards! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

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  9. Beautiful card Maria! Love the design! Thanks for joining us at House of Cards!

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  10. Maria, this is so pretty! I love the stitching and the vellum cake! So many gorgeous details! SO happy you joined us at The Challenge this week! XX

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  11. One card, nine challenges---the stars were aligned for you girl!! And I LOVE this card!!!!!! True story. The colors, the embossing, the stitching, the bit of ribbon, that FUN cake; everything works perfectly on this card. It's cool and girly at the same time. How did you do that??!!! Ultra fantastic card, Maria. This should take top spots at so many of your challenges. Awesome. Bev

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  12. Good job incorporating so many challenges! Thank you for joining us at ATCAS!

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  13. Maria, this is fabulous! It looks great, tender and modern! And I loved reading the description of your process. I should try heat embossing STAMPlorations sketchy images on vellum, love the airy effect you got. Thank you so much for sharing your card with us at Addicted to CAS Challenge. -Ksenija, DT

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  14. This is so awesome! I love the gold embossing and the cake! I'm so glad you incorporated it! Beautiful job! :) Thank you so much for joining us at House of Cards! :)

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  15. beautiful! i love the colours, texture and funky bow! thank you so much for playing along with us at penny black and more!
    linda

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  16. Fabulous! Love the girly layers and how the Frayed Burlap turned out.

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  17. Maria! You are right Tenia would say Cray Cray! Love that girl! I just love this card and everything about it right down to the stitched embellishment! Thank You so much for joining us this week at Stamp Ink Paper!

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  18. Ever so pretty! Love that pink/gold combo and your vellum cake, and your stitching across the top is so fun! Thanks so much for playing along with us at The Challenge!

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  19. Oh how beautiful Maria! So much texture and beauty all wrapped up in one gorgeous card! Thanks so much for joining us at Stamp, Ink, Paper for our birthday card challenge!

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  20. Soft and feminine, Maria ... so much delicious texture and interest ... deliciously girlie and pretty! Hugs, Anita :)

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  21. Oh wow.. die ist geeenial!!!! Wäre auch wunderschön als Hochzeitskarte :-) einfach toll! Das ganze gold!!! So schön messy und trotzdem klassisch.. ein Traum!! Danke, dass du sie bei unserer Stempelküche-Challenge zeigst :-)

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  22. so soft and pretty--love it! Thanks for sharing

    Toni
    HLS DT

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  23. yummylicious card.. Thanks for sharing your card at ATCAS!!

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  24. Very cool card... love the look of it. My Frayed Burlap inkpad is always more greeny to me... wonder if it is the cream CS? Or maybe a bottle of riesling the last time you used the block :)

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  25. Great smooshing and I love the vellum cake.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Penny Black & More this month.
    Lynn x
    DT

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  26. What a lovely card Thank you so much for joining us over at The Artistic Stamper and good luck for the Challenge. x

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  27. So pretty colors! Love, love, love! Thanks for sharing with us at the Stempelküche challenge.

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  28. Love the beautiful textures of your card and all the detail

    Thanks for joining us at House of Cards

    sue n.
    HOC DT

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  29. This is so pretty ... I love the delicate colours. Thanks for playing along at Happy Little Stampers ..... xx

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