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Monday, 4 May 2009

Blue blooms

I recently bought some Coordinations Black Magic card and I have wanted to try this for ages. I ran the card with a blue back through the Big Shot with a Cuttlebug embossing folder then sanded the raised parts to reveal the blue beneath. I have mounted it on blue card, then a black blank, punched it with a Martha Steward Lattice Arch punch, added ribbon, three blooms and 6 brads as per the ABC challenge blog list. Greeting embossed in clear ink (Papermania Stamp set from the Daisy and Dandelion range), and some pastel blue embossing powder.


  1. This is brilliant Cazzy, the sanded embossing looks great - I have some of this card but haven't really used it much, must dig it out and get sanding! I really like how you've kept everything to the same colours too. Nicki, xx.

  2. nice card
    thanks for joining in the fun of the ABC challenge this week! good luck! hope to see you again on the ABC challenges! Samantha :0)(Guest Designer)

  3. Fab card! Love the sanding on the embossing!
    Thanks for joining us at the ABC Challenge this week!
    Helen x

  4. A really stylist and elegant card Cazzy. The embossing looks superb on that sanded Black Magic paper and your matched your embellishments to the blue colour so well. Love it. Thanks for joining the Creative Card Crew Challenge.
    Sharon xx

  5. Hi Cazzy, I love the effect this paper gives! the blue is gorgeous. Thanks for joining us this week. Joey.x

  6. Hi, Cazzy! :o)

    Don'tcha just love those Cuttlebug folders? Can never get enough! Great card, hun.

    And thank you so much for your lovely 'welcome back' comment on my blog! I have been blown away by how kind people are! Bless you!

    Chris x

  7. Cazzy what a beautiful card, fabulous embossing and i love the turquoise and black its so so striking
    love tasha xx


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