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Diva Challenge #61

challenge61Brrr. It’s a freezing Wednesday and the challenge is a photo inspiration- I’ve gone a vague Valentine route.photo 5
I thought I might show you how easy it is to do embossing without a die-cutting machine. First I made a template that was supposed to be mittens but looked rather like Oven Gloves 😉 Cut them out after tracing onto the metal.
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Next, lay them onto the embossing folder, close the folder and use a rolling pin with plenty of pressure!
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And..ta-daah.. perfectly embossed metal with no equipment!
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The stamps are all from WPlus9 -stamped in London Fog (Memento) and Pale Tomato (Hero Arts)To create the little heart I added glue to some Lawn Fawn twine and held it in the heart shape until it dries. I’ve added some Scarlet Red hearts with the Wondrous White mittens.

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The challenge is easy to join with- and you don’t need to use metal either challengepicJoin in here- you’ve one week to join in and there’s a voucher for the store to be won as usual.

Wishing I had a pair of mittens to wear to the school run today!

I’m also joining in with the Simon Says Stamp Monday challenge…H is for ( Hearts- obviously!!)

See you tomorrow xx

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February 4, 2015 at 3:00 pm 14 comments


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