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Sunday, May 3, 2009

A lot is Happening on Fifth Avenue




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Fifth Avenue Floral, Central Park, Manhattan Textured Impressions, and Park Avenue.




What do all these products all have in common..? I can say, that, they SCREAM...Creative Versatility.

The large rose floral impressions were done using the Manhattan Texture Plate. If you have a Cuttlebug or the mighty Big Shot machine, this sturdy double-sided, folding plastic plate; embosses like a gem (in all machines).

The rose impression, on the black cardstock, was enhanced (by applying gentle pressure -with a direct to paper technique) using Stampin Up's White Craft Pad...I was really pleased with this effect.

The second card, (and I have to confess I went on a bender) and made fifty impressions using the all wonderful Stampin Up Cardstock Vellum..

I tried many coloring techniques; I found simply brayering ink across the backside of the vellum to work the best..

If you like what you see and live in Canada, just click here for online shopping on my site..

No matter what part of the world you are from..please feel free to comment or e-mail me with any questions...I am your creative coach. I love chatting with other crafters.

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7 comments:

Beth Norman said...

50?! You are one busy, and talented lady. Your cards are soooo beautiful. I have the impression that this embossing folder gives deeper lines than the CB one. I'm ordering it this month, so I'll be able to see in person.

Cheryl said...

Connie these are beautiful! I have that Texture Plate on order right now.

Sandi MacIver said...

Love these Cards Connie, great technique you have going on there.

Beth said...

Connie both of your cards are so pretty and you inspired me to take out my folder and try it out today I love how deeply it embosses on the vellum.
Thanks for sharing and the inspiration.

Shirley said...

Talk about lovely! Both are just so beautiful! I couldn't pick a favorite! and I love that stamp.

Susie Jefferson said...

These are lovely - very sophisticated! I love them both.

Shirley said...

See what I've been missing. This is lovely, Connie!!

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