Sunday, 15 May 2011

Less is more - Embossing

The theme at this week's Less is More challenge is Embossing - much more within my comfort zone! I used a magenta butterfly stamp.
I embossed it with ranger ultra-fine silver and painted it with distress inks. For once this is the first card I made! Here is a close up to show the shine on the embossing powder.
I have had this embossing powder for quite a while and it is the best I've ever had - Very fine, no static and so shiny. I've been struggling to find somewhere that stocks it though.
Thanks for looking. Let's hope Mr Blogger doesn't do away with lots of your lovely comments this week, so I can read them and leave some for you all too.

32 comments:

  1. Really gorgeous card Sally. Just love the butterflies and DI colouring.
    I think this is one challenge I could never do as I always seem to end up with loads on the card!!!
    Fliss xx

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  2. Smashing - and such pretty colors too

    Kathyk

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  3. Beautiful card Sally, I love your butterflies. Hugs Rita xx

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  4. It;s a beautiful card Sally, those butterflies are gorgeous. Jo

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  5. Wordless Just gorgeous. XOXO Zoe

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  6. Hi There Sally, Your card is just perfect, love the embossing and your is colouring wonderful, love it:0) xxx

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  7. Gorgeous card, really enhanced by the silver embossing, it is very shiny.
    Thanks for the congrats.
    Linbyx

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  8. Absolute knock-out card. Superb.

    Hugs, Sandra My card is HERE!

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  9. Your embossed butterflies are stunning, your colouring wonderful!!

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  10. This is so elegant, wonderful colours!

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  11. Gorgeous card - the silver embossing is beautiful with the colours of the butterflies. Sarah x

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  12. Beautiful card Sally
    FAB butterflies

    Never used that RAnger EP, must look for it as I need some gold

    Thank you
    Diva LIM mandi
    "Less is More"

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  13. Super embossing, super card Sally!
    I love the colouring too, I'm a great believer in using DI.
    Thanks so much for a fab submission.
    Chrissie
    Lady LIM
    "Less is More"

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  14. What gorgeous butterflies and beautifully coloured. A lovely card. x

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  15. wow, love this card, colourful and bright but still simple!
    Kelly x

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  16. Beautiful card. The silver embossing is fab and I love the rich colours on the butterflies. xx

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  17. What a beautiful CAS card Sally - the butterflies are fabulous - love your colouring. I wonder when (or if) our Comments will return?!
    Have a great week - hugs, Sylvia xxx

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  18. Lovely Sally! I can see why you like that EP so much. I have the Ranger Queens Gold and that's lovely too.

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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  19. Love your card, it is just beautiful!

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  20. Sally, these butterflies are beautiful! Wonderful card!

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  21. Hi Sal

    Loving your gorgeous butterflies .. .. they might have some of your embossing powder here

    http://cuddlybuddly.com/shop/v2160-ranger-super-fine-detail-embossing-powder-silver/

    hope so!!

    It is always a shame when we fall in love with something we use and then cannot replace it when it is "all used up!!".

    Yes, you did detect a bit of brayering on my card yesterday. I am trying to improve but I am still far too heavy handed .. .. but I will keep trying.

    Cannot yet get to the realms of having a sun or moon mask .. .. .. the outline of the mask transfers along my card (if you know what I mean). Not to worry I will keep trying.

    I hope that all is well with you.

    Love Jules xx

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  22. Your silvery butterflies are beautiful, Sally. I love the colours you've used.
    Mr Blogger has been very naughty eating all our comments hasn't he.
    Hugs Lisax

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  23. Gorgeous Sally x hope you are well x Janet

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  24. Absolutely beautiful Sally, really love the effect of the silver embossing and the DI's. Thanks for popping by already.

    Hugs
    Brenda

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  25. Beautiful butterflies. Love them!

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  26. oh wiw this is gorgeous . I love the embossing .. so pretty
    Lisa x

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  27. Really beautiful creation Sally, the embossing works so well in silver.

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  28. Great embossing and colouring. x

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  29. What stunning embossing absolutely magnificent.

    Marie

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