Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Paper Blooms Technique Challenge

This week's Paper Blooms challenge is to use the embossing resist technique. I'd never done this before, but it's SO easy! I used the technique on my butterfly.

Wanna join in on the fun? You can find instructions for the embossing resist technique here. Then play along with us and link up your creation on the Paper Blooms blog. You do NOT need to own any Paper Blooms to participate. I can't wait to see what you create!

Stamps: Winnefred Street (Heidi Grace), Best Yet (SU)
Paper: Pink Pirouette, Old Olive, PTI white
Ink: Old Olive
Accessories: crocheted flower (Paper Blooms), Nestabilities butterflies & Labels 1, clear embossing powder, sponge, Cuttlebug Swiss Dots, rhinestones (Kaisercraft)

34 comments:

whoistracy said...

What a great idea! Love that die-cut butterfly. So cute.

Heidi Van Laar said...

This is just stunning! Fabulous colors and I love the way the resist technique turned out!

(-: Heidi

Wendy said...

VERY pretty! I just may have to try that technique! TFS!!

Lisa Graves said...

Love the butterfly. Great job on the technique. :-)

Deb Neerman said...

Soooooo kewl, Ann!

Cassie said...

Beautiful take on the challenge, Ann ;D

xiumaiyuki said...

Wowza!!! So pretty! I love that technique on the butterfly and the cut out frame!! Hm...hopefully I can play along.

Pat said...

I have no idea what is the embossing resist technique but i'll make a detour to see what's about :)
Beautiful card as always!
Hugs xx
Pat

Donna said...

Beautiful card Ann and such lovely embossing, the frame is adorable :) Donna x

~amy~ said...

such a lovely technique on the butterfly!! fabby colors too ann!

Cindy Haffner said...

Wow Beautiful. Hugs Cindy xoo

Donna said...

Fabulous butterfly card, love your embossing. Thanks for joining in the crafty creations challenge. Donna x

acreativeneed said...

Hi Ann! Beautiful butterfly card, I love this technique too!
Happy to have you join us in the Crafty Creations Challenge!
smiles,
Deena

cadnileb said...

Very pretty!

Susan (peebsmama) said...

Your butterfly looks great with that technique!

Elena said...

It really does look like a fun technique! Love your butterfly!

Lyn S said...

The embossing resist looks lovely on the butterfly Ann!

Jeannie said...

Great idea with the Nestie frame! Really pretty card.

Peace and Luv,
Jeannie

jacque4u2c said...

Just love how that butterfly turned out! AWESOME! AWESOME! I really love the colors you chose to!

Deanna said...

This is beautiful Ann!

Rose said...

oh ann this is just beautiful!!

Gina said...

I love your butterfly, especially the bling on the body.

tina said...

This is beautiful, Ann :) You make such classy pieces.

Jaime said...

Very nice job on the resist, I haven't done that in ages, oh inspiration. Hmmm maybe tomorrow. Thanks for playing with us at CCC.

Saskia said...

Beautiful card, so sweet and elegant!

Thanks for taking part at Crafty Creations!!

Greetings,
Saskia :)

Ann Kranitz said...

This is gorgeous. I love the way the butterfly turned out. Will have to give that a try.

KatieTurtle said...

The butterfly in the die cut is inspired! Love the resist technique.

Elizabeth said...

This is so pretty! Love the butterfly and the frame around it!

Stamp and Smile said...

Way to cute! I like the Nestie die cut out and your butterfly is PERFECTION!! TFS... :)

Angie Tieman said...

How beautiful!! Love the crisp white textured background and little frame...what a way to show off your little "artsy" butterly!

Michelle said...

I love this card! I forget that you can make frames with the nesties until I see great cards like yours! TFS!

Martha said...

Beautiful card, love that butterfly!!!

virginia said...

Simply beautiful!

newenglandstamper said...

Ann - this is a lovely card! I'm so glad you played the crafty creations challenge!!