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I love crafting, especially rubber stamping. Most weekends I can be found surrounded by paper, rubber stamps and ink.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

THANKS

Happy Thursday Peeps,

Wow, I feel like it's been a long week! Work has been hectic and stressful this week so I'm really glad to see the week coming to an end.

I made my card for this week's Paper Players Challenge on Sunday evening, but didn't have time to write the blog post. This week Ann has a pretty color challenge.

I've used new Concord & 9th dies from the August release to make a pretty fall card.




To start, using blending brushes, I blended each of the three SU inks onto white card stock. After the ink dried, I cut each piece with the Concord & 9th dies. Then, using the Concord & 9th Sew Essentials kit, I stitched each leaf using thread that closely matches the SU ink shades.

Black is used for the "neutral" color and the card base is SU Pretty Peacock. I used an embossing folder to dry emboss the black piece.

On the inside, I used another 2 of the C&9th dies from the set, stitching one of them as well.



These stitching dies are kind of fun. I wasn't going to get into these, but. . .  (you all know how that goes!)

Thanks for looking,
Colleen


Supplies
Sew Sational die set and Sew Essential kit both by Concord & 9th
Paper: SU Pretty Peacock, Basic Black, Cajun Craze, Whisper White
Ink: SU Pretty Peacock, Cajun Craze, Merry Merlot
Other: SU embossing folder, Gemini Jr, dimensionals

4 comments:

  1. Beautiful, Colleen! I love these big, bold leaves in the challenge colors. And the stitching...WOW! It's amazing! Thank you for sharing with The Paper Players this week!

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  2. Love the stitched detailing on your leaves Colleen - I can see why these dies were difficult to resist! Wishing you a relaxing weekend and thanks for sharing your card with us over at The Paper Players this week!

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  3. Oh WOW! I love the stitching on the leaves! How beautiful! You know I adore those polka dots, too! Thanks for sharing with us at The Paper Players this week! XX

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