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Sunday, August 7, 2011

Decreasing Apertures!!!

When I heard about this challenge from Papertrey Ink, I thought it would be really easy but little did I know that it was quite a challenging task. So, I began to tackle the decreasing apertures by using the Nestabilities labels 4. It took me a while to figure out the right way to do it since it was my first attempt.

My favorite technique is dry embossing. Ever since I used my Cuttlebug, I find myself using it again & again. I'm so addicted!

This is the end result.



Supplies:
Paper: MS cardstock, Creative Imaginations
Stamps: Hero Arts CL 264
Acc: Nestabilities Labels 4, CB Create a critter
Challenges:
Papertrey Ink - Make it Monday challenge #26 - Decreasing Apertures
Digi's with attitude #32 - Anything goes
Make it Monday # 30
Send a smile for kids - Anything goes
Addicted to Stamps - Anything goes
Raise the bar - Anything goes
DYSU# 32 - Embossing
My Pink Stamper- favorite

18 comments:

Tracey McNeely said...

Great aperture acard.

Marlene said...

Oooh, I love this technique! Thanks for sharing.

thanks too, for stopping by my blog! Appreciate it. :)

Nadell said...

Such a pretty card. Thanks for joining us at ATSC.

Hugs Nadell

Mary J said...

Hello Jen (hope I got your name right!) - this is such a clever card - looks so professional!

Karen Hasheck said...

Very lovely card! Looks great! Thanks for joining us at Send a Smile 4 Kids and please come back!

Shirley-anne said...

hello Jen .Super card .Wonderful technique shared . Thank you for linking to Make it Monday .
Hugs Shirley-Anne.

Lisa Jane said...

whata wonderful little card - love the use of the nesties
Thanks for linking up to Make it Monday
Lisa
Don't forget -if you leave a comment on another entry, mention that you saw their card on "Make It Monday" for a chance at second prize. The more entries you comment on the more chance you have of winning second prize.

auntbeespickles said...

Well, I'm glad you worked so hard on this card because it is totally worth it! I have never made one like this but I love the look! Love that embossed giraffe! Too cute! Thanks so much for joining us over at Send A Smile 4 Kids challenge. Good luck and I hope you will visit us again!
Hugs, Sarah

WencheP said...

This is so sweet! Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up and good luck.

-Wenche

Miranda said...

lovely card Jennyfer, love the little embossed giraffe, very cute
thanks for joining the DYSU challenge this week
hugs
Miranda

Missy said...

This is great, all the embossing is realy elegant!

June Houck said...

I love this! Super embossing and the nested frame is stunning :)

MissChelle said...

So cute!!

DIANA L. said...

I really like the embossing and the colors

Karen B. said...

I think you did a fabulous job with the decreasing apertures (I didn't even attempt it cuz I thought it looked to hard!)

PinkBlingCrafter said...

Pretty card and great job!! I'm a new follower. I hope you can stop by my blog when you get some time!!
Hugs

RockinRenee said...

So cool! Love the embossing too! Thanks for linking up and hopping with us!

arjette said...

What a beautifull card, thanks for joining us at ATSC!!

gr. arjette.