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Old 03-04-2021, 07:47 AM   #1  
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A Little Birdie Told Me TLC837 ~ Embossing Folder is the Star!! ~ 03/08/2021

Welcome to the second Monday of the month! We will revisit Natasha Foote, who experiments with techniques that we can all do. She is a very frugal stamper and likes to get a lot of bang for her New Zealand buck. Here is her video:

Making an embossing folder the main feature


Playing with embossing folders is not new and neither is what she does with the media she uses. The goal is to use those embossing folders in a different way. We've all used them for backgrounds that are very much 'in the background' or we've brought them forward with different products that highlight their designs. Today, go another step forward, making that embossing folder the highlight of your card. Cut around a design, choose specific parts of the folder that will make a statement. I loved the folder she used so much, I ordered it (not arrived yet). Can't wait to see what you come up with! Go wild! Go crazy! Have fun! Use more than one folder, if you like.

Here's a link to our TLC837 Embossing Folder is the Star!!! gallery


I made three cards. Here's my favorite:
Roses and Sunshine for Her by jkanack

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Old 03-07-2021, 06:39 PM   #2  
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Such a great technique and stunning cards Natasha makes. I also follow her on YouTube. Now I’m enabled for that EF lol.
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I loved to play with this technique and loved to watch the video, I've even watched some more, and I've made 3 cards will link only one here the others are in the gallery
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I'm impressed with how stunning all these cards are! What a great technique, and Natasha cards are very inspirational. Thanks for this challenge.
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Fun challenge Jean! Here's mine:

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That was fun - needs more practice tho'

TLC837 ~ Shabby Birthday! by sistersandie at Splitcoaststampers
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I've got 2 cards to share. The first one was my "lesson learned" about the type of ink pad might work best for me.
Card #1 = Thanks
Card #2 = Birthday Wishes
I do believe I will try this again!
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A very quick Easter Card
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This was a fun technique. I think I'd like to try navy next time. I sure need more practice, but I was encouraged. Here's my card.
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What a fun technique! Been waiting all day for work to end so I could play! here’s my card. Inside says “Wishing you the blessings of Easter”.

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fun stuff ( have green fingers... and what do you know its 5 O'clock here now.. )
this went together really quickly for me because, I did blot it and I did hit it with a heat gun a few times. (oh, and its snowing again)
One from me
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Here are 2 for you, Jean. Completely different. The 2nd one is more suited to what you asked for.TLC837 Ring Juggling Beaver by ArtzadoniStudio at Splitcoaststampers and TLC837 Sympathy Tulips by ArtzadoniStudio at Splitcoaststampers by Lori "Artzadoni"
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Here is my card for the challenge. Thanks, Linda
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Fun technique. I need more folders that have finer patterns to keep the ink from going down onto the BG.
But here is my Embossed Christmas.
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I had a lot of fun with this, Jean, thank you for the challenge. I had too many embossing folders that I wanted to try, so I have four cards to share:

Embossed Sympathy

Happy Birthday

Mandala Sympathy

Musical Rainbow

(I know, I need help coming up with fun card titles!)
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Here are my cards. Thanks for the challenge Jean. Great challenge and easy to create some quick cards.

Rosy Thoughts

Embossed Birthday Wishes
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Here is mine. I really like the technique, Jean. Hope to give it another try , too.

Here is Embossed Snow Flurries
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Great challenge, Jean!! Here's my Floral Wishes.
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Another card! I am loving this technique! Used Nuvo Simmer Powders. Wish the photo showed the shimmer in the background & dragonflies! TFL!

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This was fun. Here is my card.
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Thanks Jean for this fun challenge. I now own this beautiful ef because of you. LOL. Here's what I made with it.
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Fun challenge Jean! You always make me think out of the box!!
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Here is my ATC card.

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