Thursday, 10 March 2016

As You Like It Challenge #75 Favourite Method of Embossing & WHY

Hi Crafters.

Dry or Heat embossing? 
That is the question we are asking over at the As You Like It challenge blog today. 
We'd love to see your makes showing us which technique is your favourite out of the two and a short explanation as to why.

Here's my card for today showing this gorgeous butterfly embossing folder. I love dry embossing as there are so many beautiful folders out there now allowing us to achieve wonderful texture and interest on our projects.


Recipe
Crafters Companion Embossalicious Butterfly Folder
Memory Box Happy Birthday Die
MFT Scalloped Border Die
Joy Crafts die 6002/0256
EK Success Scallop Punch
Gingham Ribbon

Challenges I'd like to enter:
Crafty Time - #11 Birthdays
Come & Get It - #108 Favourite Technique
OSAAT - #257 ATG with Fancy Borders
Creative Moments - #88 Sentiment on the Front
Crafty Creations - #310 Sentiment as Focal Point


Now it's over to you - don't forget to tell us why you love your preferred technique to be eligible for the prize from our sponsor...



Lorraine
xXx

35 comments:

brenda said...

Lovely choice of colours against the white Lorraine, sorry short and sweet but not at home and my tablet keyboard and I don't work in tandem.

B x

dutchess said...

That is fabulous Lorraine.....lovely colours and a great way to use your happy birthday die.....that butterfly embossing folder is stunning .....xxxxx

Ella's Design said...

What a fab CAS card, Lorraine! Love the bright colour tones and pretty layers. Why do I turn myself inside out trying to add things to cards at times, when sometimes less is definitely more?! Hugs, Lisa x

Barb said...

I love this Lorraine. Very fresh and pretty. Barbxx

Deb Bradley said...

Absolutely gorgeous, love the embossing and the fabulous colours Debbs xx

Pamellia Johnson said...

Holy cow Lorraine, those embossed butterflies are gorgeous! I love the pops of colour in your belly band, fabulous against the whites! hugs :)

Lucy Woods said...

So gorgeous! White embossed cards always look so elegant!
Lucy x

Lorraine said...

A fabulous card Lorraine, love the pretty embossing
Lorraine x

creationsnz said...

A super card with lots of interesting detail. I like how you used the patterned paper halfway up the sentiment! Glad you joined us at Come And Get It challenges, come again, Carol DT

Beebeebabs said...

Very nice card thanks for sharing!!!

Myrna Hare said...

Lovely Lorraine back to normal next week hope to see you soon xx

Gina Knott said...

It's lovey Lorraine! The embossed butterflies look gorgeous and the splash of colour adds real interest.
Hugs
Gina xx

coldwaters2 said...

Beautiful card Lorraine I love the embossed background also the die you have used for the sentiment, the colours you have used are so pretty, I love it
hugs
lorraine x

cotnob said...

A gorgeous card Lorraine, such a pretty embossed background - the pops of colour are fabulous.
Pauline
x

rachel said...

so beautiful Lorraine - gorgeous embossing and use of dies xx

crafty-stamper said...

Love all the white and embossing
Carol x

Sarah said...

LOVE the white background with the bright accents Lorraine xx

Carol S. said...

Fabulous design and love the embossing. Great colour choice. A gorgeous card. Hugs, CarolS.xx

MaryH said...

A lovely embossing folder, and wonderful results. Love the white embossing with the pops of bright color from the bands of borders. What a beautiful design! TFS & Hugs

Karen said...

Lorraine, your card is so beautiful. I love the butterfly embossing folder.. isn't it stunning?! I adore the texture of dry embossing and you are right about the amazing variety available. I love the pops of sprightly hues atop the white base. Gorgeous work once again. :o) Have a wonderful night.

Hugs and blessings,
Karen

Marianne's Craftroom said...

One of my fave embossing folders too

meg said...

Stunning card love the splashes of colour especially on the scallop border die

Kajcyika said...

wow, this is so fab! I love it. The colors are just amazing!
Thanks for sharing it at CAGIC! xx Kaja

Erika said...

Lorraine love your dry embossing, those butterflies are lovely. The happy birthday die is great too, bet you'll get lots of use from that.

Hugs Erika. x

Elaine Stark said...

A beautiful card. Love the embossing design and colours. Elaine

Brenda said...

Lorraine, I love these beautiful butterflies! You have put together such an gorgeous, elegant design.

Kleido said...

Fab birthday card.... I love the Memory Box and the Embossalicious Butterlfy. Just AWESOME Rainey

Thanks for playing along with our Crafty Time Challenge for March and good luck!

Hugs
Doris *DT*

DT Crafty Time
DT Die Sketchtanten
Kleido’s BastelStüble

Jasmina said...

Fabulous card Lorraine! Love the embossed white background and the colors you used. Nice contrast.
Thanks for sharing it with us at Come and Get It Challenge.
Jasmina

Furrbster said...

This is a really pretty embossing folder. I love the way you have embellished the card.
Thank you for sharing your creation with us at Creative Moments.
Hugz Tinz DT

cuilliesocks said...

Gorgeous card, I love the splash of colour against the white, and the background embossing is beautiful, Kate x

Zw@@n said...

Oh my, this is awesome, Lorraine. That embossing folder is so elegant and I love the dies and colours you've used. Luv, Wilma

Tracy said...

Beautiful combo of dies and embossing and a lovely card design too. :-)

Nikki Byrne said...

Such a Gorgeous creation and fits perfectly with our theme at OSAAT for fancy borders. Thank you for joining us at OSAAT and good luck. Nikki DT

Linda Levoir said...

I have to own up and say that I rarely use my embossing folders, I always forget about them. The butterflies look lovely here though and are perfect for this card :) xx

Samantha said...

Great embossing choice hunny I love the dies used too! great card, hugs me xx