Tuesday, 16 April 2013

LEJ Designs Challenge No 49 - Emboss It

This weeks Challenge has just started over the on the LEJ Designs Challenge Blog.
The new theme is 'Emboss It'. This can be any type of embossing i.e. Heat embossing, embossing with folders and masks etc.
The 1st Prize is 4 fantastic Digi Images of your choice from the LEJ Designs Website,
the 2nd Prize is:
You are allowed to enter up to 3 times, just follow the link at the bottom of the challenge post.
Well, here is my Design Team make for the Challenge:
What I used:
A5 Card Blank
Tim Holtz Embossing folder
Tim Holtz Walnut Stain Distress Ink
Bronze/Brown Pearl Card
Beige Card Stock
Gold Embossed Card Stock
Brown Satin Ribbon
Gold Eyelets
Light Brown Raffia Twine
Bronze Clock Charm
One of LEJ Designs Gorgeous Digi Images
Rangers Thick Embossing Powder Clear
Gold Mica Mist
Spellbinders Cutting Die
I have great fun with this Male Embossed Card. I got messy with inks and Mica spray and really enjoyed painting the gorgeous image with the distress ink and water brush.
I would like to enter the above card into the following challenges:
Cards For Men - Anything Goes
Love To Create - For the Guys
Stamp and Create - Use at least one diecut
I hope you will pop over to LEJ Designs Challenge Blog and look at the great Design Teams Inspirational makes, and enter the Challenge for a chance to win those great prizes.
Onto my Second make..... This one is a Paint Box Poppets Card.
I printed off one of the Card Companion Sheets from the CD to make this card.

What I used:
6x6 Card Blank
Paint Box Poppets Card Companion Sheet
Dark Blue Card Stock
Light Blue Card Stock
Tim Holtz Faded Jeans Distress Ink
Basket Weave Embossing Folder
Dark Blue Card Candi
Dark Blue Pearls
Glitter Pen
Dark Blue Raffia Ribbon
I would like to enter the above card into the following Challenges:
Crafty Bloggers Network - Anything Goes
Paper Playtime - More than One Fold
Thank you so much for taking the time to look at my blog and leave such wonderful comments. I appreciate every single one of them....
Hugs Lisa xxxxx



MiMi Dibble said...

Very nice cards. I love the masculine one. Nice background.

jean.phillips1 said...

Lovely cards Lisa, love them all. xxx

Mandy Ashley said...

WOW! Both so different, yet fantastic. I love what you've done with the first card, love the embossing :)

Donna Ellis said...

Lisa, your cards are beautiful! The masculine card is full of wonderful design elements and colors - love every detail, and I have pinned it. Your charming little girl is also very pretty, dressed in pink with the adorning blues. Lovely cards, Lisa!
{Creative Smiles}

Karen Willis said...

Great cards Lisa, I love the masculine one especially...great for those hard to make for men xx

emma goddard said...

Fantastic creations Lisa, your so talented xxx

Linda Simpson said...

These are gorgeous Lisa, lovely designs on both of them. Good luck in the challenges too.

Linda xxx

Sue - bearhouse said...

Your cards are gorgeous Lisa.
I love the images. The colours and textures you have added make them extra special.
hugs Sue xx

jane stillman said...

Two great cards, especially like the first one, so much detail and a great image x

Claire Newcombe said...

FAb image, and definatly a card for the guys. All the embossing adds so much texture and interest.

Claire x

Kate M said...

I'll try again - I got an error message last time!
Two great cards, but I especially like the embossed man's card.
(Hope that everyone returns your comments!)

Debbie Fisher said...

Wow Lisa gorgeous cards, both different but both lovely,the little girl is so sweet xxx

KarinsArtScrap said...

beautiful cards Lisa.

greetings karin

Wendy L said...

Great 'man' card. Love the image, thanks for joining us at Love to Create. xxx

Sylv said...

Lovely embossing and colours on these cards.

Sylv xx

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

What a cool card!! Thanks for participating in our LOVE TO CREATE challenge!! Hope to see you again next week!


Zoe said...

Both fabulous Lisa, but I do favour the first one slightly, love the rich brown and embossed background xx

Sandie said...

Such fabby makes Lisa, your work is always so professional..

Sandie x

Sandie said...

Such fabby makes Lisa, your work is always so professional..

Sandie x

Andree said...

A brilliant male card Lisa, I love the rich chocolate colours. The second card is adorable x

caroline spice said...

Love your male card Lisa , you have created a wonderful piece of art ..I love the sweet little girl card to , she is adorable xx

Cumbrianlass said...

Hi Lisa, your cards are both wonderful, but my fav. would be the brown card, I love all the embossing and the die cuts look great.

Anne said...

beautiful card! thanks for playing along at paper playtime!

annemarks said...

The first one is a lovely vintage card perfect for a man and the second one is so sweet and such lovely colours :)

Fran said...

Both fab cards xx

Gwyneth said...

Both cards are lovely. Such a big contrast but both perfect.

Nannieflash said...

Fabulous image and a brilliant colour choice. Thanks for joining us at CFM, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Tara Bruening said...

This is just super and love that Basket weave embossing.

Thanks for joining us at Paper Playtime.

Craftin Desert Diva's

Mian said...

What a wonderful male card with a fab image and your design is perfect!

Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this week at Love to Create.
Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

Hugs Mian
Love to Create Design Team Member

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

Both gorgeous cards hun love the embossing and the colours on the first one and the shimmer on the image is fab too, the second one is so sweet and pretty, fabulous work hun
Lindsay xx


Fabulous card - I love the image and papers.

Thanks for joining us at Cards for Men.