Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge # 12

Challenge 11 CHACB 01Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge 12: Who’s the Boss?

Hello, Friends!  It’s the third Monday in July….and you know what that means, right?  Yep!  There’s a new challenge at Craft Hoarders Anonymous: Challenge 12: Who’s the Boss? So…were you the bossy one in your family?  Still bossy?  Well, this challenge is taking the boss to a whole new level.  Here’s the deets:

Show some embossing on your project. You can use dry embossing, or heat embossing. You can use an embossing folder or a stencil. You can emboss with embossing paste or embossing powder. You can even create something with ultra thick embossing enamel. (UTEE)  You probably have some sort of embossing apparatus in your hoard. Pull these embossing tools out and put them to use!

Our sponsors for this challenge are the good folks at Crafter’s Companion and Spectrum Noir.  Here’s a little info about them:

Crafter’s Companion US brings you the products to make crafting a little bit easier, including the Spectrum Noir coloring system, the Ultimate Pro, and more! Crafter’s Companion produces a full range of tools to create cards and other paper craft projects. Their mission is to make their innovative, award-winning tools accessible to crafters around the world at fantastic prices.

http://www.spectrumnoir.com/
http://www.spectrumnoir.com/blog/

Spectrum Noir is the revolutionary coloring system brought to you by Crafter’s Companion. The range combines affordability with versatility across a vast color spectrum, deigned specifically for the crafting market. Spectrum Noir wishes to make both alcohol marker and pencil coloring achievable for colorists at all levels of confidence and ability.

I received a really cute little Angelica and Friends stamp along with a lovely 6″ x 6″ embossing folder.  Here’s what I made with those goodies and my Spectrum Noir Pens:

Challenge 11 CHACB 03I stamped and embossed the image on Ultra Smooth Cardstock, then layered it onto embossed circles.  I embossed some raspberry cardstock with the embossing folder, sanded it, then fussy cut the swirls and added them to the card.  I added a fancy bow made with Lavender Plaid Ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon.  The flower is handmade with some old flower dies that I pulled out from my stash.  The papers are ancient….I don’t even know how long I’ve had them or who made them.  I also decorated my envelope.

Challenge 11 CHACB 02Challenge 11 CHACB 01Wanna see the inside?  I thought so!

Challenge 11 CHACB 04More of the dry embossed swirl, to keep in the spirit of the challenge.

OK…Now it’s your turn!  Go visit the rest of the design team, then get busy with your own hoard of embossing tools and supplies.  Link a photo of your card up on the Craft Hoarder’s Anonymous Blog, and you could win this prize:

Craft Hoarders 12That’s a stamp set, specialty stamping paper, an embossing folder and two sets of Spectrum Noir Pens. Woot!

Here’s are the links to the rest of the design team blogs:

AmberChristyDebbieDonnaGinnyGlendaGloriaJan-MarieKarenPamTammiCraft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge Blog

Thanks for stopping by!  I can’t wait to see “Who’s the Boss!”

Cheerio,

kathy

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11 thoughts on “Craft Hoarders Anonymous Challenge # 12

  1. Jan Marie

    This is precious! So much detail in each and every layer and element! Love your flower, but also love how you’ve colored and embellished the image!! You DA BOSS!!

  2. Gloria Stengel

    How you managed all those colors, prints, elements, techniques….I have no idea! You came out with a stunning card and a sweet envie to boot! You wow me each week!

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