A great excuse to make a Christmas card - check out this challenge here. I have embossed the snowflakes and greeting. Then very gently sponged ink over the embossing - starting with the darker colour in the centre and getting lighter towards the edges. This really stands out in real life.
Stampset: Snowflake Soiree
Cardstock: Night of Navy, Marina Mist and Whisper White
Ink: Night of navy and Marina Mist
Other: White Embossing powder, Marina Mist Taffeta Ribbon, Whisper White Organza Ribbon and gems
Another great challenge can be found here for the Colour Throwdown challenge.
Here is my card.
Stampsets: Elements of Style and Papillon Potpourri
Cardstock: Early Espresso, Soft Suede and Whisper White
Ink: Tempting Turquoise and Pool Party (in place of Cool Caribbean) and Chocolate Chip (in place of Early Espresso)
Punches: Butterfly punch
Other: Soft Suede Taffeta Ribbon and gems
Hubby is on call so am getting a good session in my craft room today! Here is a card I have made for the Freshly Made Sketches challenge here
Cardstock: Real Red and Whisper White
Ink: Early Espresso
Stampset: Happiest Birthday Wishes and Make a Monster
Paper: Big Top Birthday, Silver Glimmer paper
Other: Chevron Embossing Folder, Monsters are coloured using Stampin' Up Stampin' Write pens in Real Red, Tempting Turquoise, Daffodil Yellow, Old Olive, Pumpkin Pie and Melon Mambo, Oval and Scalloped Oval punches.