Thursday, July 1, 2010

OLW10 - Patriotic Cards

Happy Canada Day!!

I'm glad that Susan is back with her One Layer Wednesday Challenge.

Creating a patriotic card to represent Canada stumped me at first but I finally found this maple leaf trio stamp that I'd picked up at Michaels' last year in the Dollar bin and decided to heat embossed the inks.

I can hardly believe the shininess of the embossing actually shows up under the light from my stove top fan unit -- YAY!   

Photographing it wouldn't have been so challenging if I had done it much earlier this afternoon when the sun was still shining :o)


Susan said...

I love that you turned the leaves different ways! Awesome card!

Susan Raihala said...

Oh how fun! The dancing maple leaves look like they ARE celebrating!

Kara said...

very pretty!

Bonnie said...

Love your row of maple leaves. Embossing really makes it elegant!

Dallas said...


Thanks for the compliment but I didn't do that ~ it's the way the stamp came :o)



I hadn't thought of that ~ but they DO! :o)






I loved the effect of the embossing too!


Best wishes for a wonderful holiday weekend!

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