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Floral Frenzy for FM226!

Good afternoon! This morning while surfing Facebook I came across the Friday Mashup layout for the week and had to give it a try! I've seen so many cool things done with inlaid embossing!

If you aren't familiar with inlaid embossing, there's a great video link on the challenge page. Pretty much, it's using those cute little dies, but instead of layering them, you cut them to fit like a puzzle!

I decided to CASE the card on page 77 in the 2015 SU Idea Book and Catalog. Which may have been a bit much for the first attempt, I've been dying to use that set and I thought today was just the day to give it a whirl.


I am in love with this technique because it keeps the bulky layers at bay that you would typically get if they were stacked. Once everything was assembled, I decided to run it through with an embossing folder because I was NOT a fan of the framelet outlines. Now, it's a bit busier so they aren't noticed quite as much. 

Here's the challenge:


Here's your Mashup Challenge:
  • Create a project with the Sketch.
  • Create a project with Inlaid Die Cutting. (Video Here
  • or Mash it Up! and create a project with the Sketch and inlaid die cutting.
The Challenge will close on Wednesday Sept. 23rd @ 6pm EST. Be sure to read the guidelines above under "about the FM" if you are new to our Challenge and Welcome. We can't wait to see what you create with this fun Mash' Up!   


All in all, it was fun! I still think I should've done something a tad but simpler. It definitely got me out of my comfort zone. But, go big or go home, right? 


Supplies: (All SU unless otherwise noted)
Paper: Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla
Ink: Rich Razzleberry, Pacific Point, Wild Wasabi, Garden Green, Daffodil Delight, Crushed Curry, Early Espresso. 
Stamps: Flower Patch
Supplies: Pearl Accents, 1/8" Certainly Celery ribbon, Flower Fair Framelits, Decorative Dots embossing folder.  


Thanks for stopping by and have a stamptastic day! 

Comments

  1. Really Pretty! I've always loved the Flower Patch Stamp Set.

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  2. Great job Jayme! I love all the texture!

    So glad to have you playing along with us at The Friday Mashup!

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  3. I love the card you chose to recreate with inlaid diecuts! So beautiful and colorful. Great idea with the embossing folder. Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup this week.

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  4. WOW! You did a fabYOUlous job inlaying those dies! Your card turned out great! Thanks for playing along at the Friday Mashup! ~amy

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  5. Thanks so much!! It was a really fun challenge!

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  6. Darling card! Especially like the embossing!

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