Fabulous Find — Embossing Plates

I love these new embossing strips from We R Memory Keepers. Unlike a larger plate that does an entire card front, these plates emboss small portions, offering great versatility. And they have a nifty grid to help keep things straight. We R Memory emb folders Here are some ideas: WRMK emb camera 627 DSC_0587 Isn’t the camera wonderful? I used it three times to create the background. Then I took the  “thank you” plate, embossed it on scrap paper, cut it out and used it for the greeting. Here’s a detailed shot: WRMK Emb plate camera 627 detail DSC_0591 I made a tag with the “just for you” plate: WRMK emboss plate 627 tag DSC_0592 I used Core’dinations paper then sanded the raised portion to get a more distressed look and really show off the embossing. This is the first card I made using the plates: WRMK 627 emb plate cloudes DSC_0588 One always has to be the experiment, right? It’s a little hard to see the embossing on that particular paper, so here is a closer look: WRMK emb plate 628 detail DSC_0589 The heart was made by gluing scraps to another scrap sheet then cutting the heart shape using a Spellbinders’ Media Mixage Hearts One die. (This is one of my favorite ways to use up scraps … affixing them to larger sheets and die cutting shapes.) Thanks for stopping by!

Oh, Happy Day!

This card was a happy accident. While writing about the trendiness of all things camera, I came across this cool Polaroid paper from Die Cuts With A View.

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The background paper is also DCWV and the squiggly pink border is an old one from Queen & Co.

I masked the Poloroid before stamping with VersaMark and embossing in white:
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The large flower is Hero Art’s PomPom flower K5571; the small flower and the butterfly are from Close To My Heart’s Cardword Puzzle set C1494. Happy Day sentiment is from Technique Tuesday.

Hope you are having a Happy Day!